Category: Destinations

7 Things to Experience in Edinburgh

History, culture, festivals, art and stunning scenery – you’ll truly find all of these things in Scotland’s capital. One of the best times to visit Edinburgh is during the month of August to experience festivals galore, but with its colourful past, iconic monuments and wealth of things to see and do, it’s a great city Read More

On the Trail of le Tour de France: 5 Sights to See on the Route

The world’s premier cycling event, the Tour de France, visits some of the most iconic places and landmark locations in France. Like any good advert, the race shows off the best the country has to offer you. The annual bike race runs for three weeks finishing in Paris every year, but if you think watching Read More

Hey Babe, Take A Walk On The Wild Side: 5 Unique Travel Destinations in the United States

Guest Paloma proved there’s more to the USA than New York on an exciting three month cambio in the Rockies. Instead of doing the typical touristy ‘checklist’ holiday, she left Madrid for Evergreen, Colorado, and taught her Host family – the Pedens – basic photography through her native Spanish. During her stay with the Pedens, Read More

Cosa fare a Biella con il tuo Guest

Federica, la nostra Italy Country Manager, è originaria di Biella, una cittadina del nord-ovest dell’Italia non lontana dal capoluogo Torino, e oggi vuole raccontare tutte le opportunità che una piccola città in mezzo alle Alpi piemontesi offre per i tuoi Guest! Hai deciso di iscriverti a GoCambio come Host, quindi aggiungi tutte le informazioni sul Read More

Time to Dig Out Your Wellies: 6 of The Coolest Music Festivals to Experience this Summer

There’s a thumping bass tight in your chest, and your heart pounds against your ribcage in time to the music; you feel the blood pumping all over your body, coursing through your veins, throbbing with energy. A high-pitched, swelling ringing in your ears sends electric waves of vibration, making your eardrums positively hum. Out of Read More

7 Homestay Hosts Off the Beaten Path

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson In 2015, The Sunday Times published an article on Duncan Craig’s pioneering cambio in provincial Sweden. A journalist and the deputy editor of the newspaper’s travel section, Craig decided to something a Read More

How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Like the Irish

St Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a public holiday dedicated to the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick. Celebrated on 17 March every year (the traditional death of St Patrick himself) St Patrick’s Day (or ‘Lá Fhéile Pádraig’ as Gaeilge) is a cultural and religious celebration commemorated worldwide. But no-one — and we Read More

Top Tips for a Cambio in Mexico

Mexico is a destination known for its delicious food and colourful culture. Our Business Developer Tiziana spent a year working as a TEFL teacher in Mexico. If anyone knows how to make the most of your time on a cambio in Mexico, it’s her! Here she shares some inside tips on how to get an immersive Read More

4 European Cities and Towns to Visit This Year

Cambioing is all about authentic travel experiences and we are firm believers in off the beaten track, one-of-a-kind encounters that you won’t find in a typical tourist guidebook. While we love cities like Dublin, Krakow, Rome and Paris, it’s when staying in the smaller cities and towns that you will find the local experiences that Read More

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