Category: Hosts

Parents: Save Bucketloads This Summer by Hosting a Cambio for Your Kids

Ah, the summer holidays. When the family is all together, the sun is shining, and the days are warm and long. And the wallets are feeling pretty empty… Having your kids at home over the summer is a welcome change, but if you’re a working parent then it can also be tough. You need to Read More

How Becoming a Homestay Host Will Combat Your Post-Travel Blues

Have you just returned home after an eye-opening, life-changing experience travelling abroad? Perhaps you embarked on a six month-long backpacking trip through South America, a culturally immersive volunteering stint in Asia, or a working holiday in the UK. Whatever it is you did, chances are you’re probably wishing you were still there: In a place where you’re Read More

10 Guests Who Can Teach You Italian

Are you a food lover with a penchant for pizza, risotto or spaghetti? Perhaps you’re a history nut who loves learning about all the ancient gods and goddesses and architectural wonders? Or maybe you’ve simply fallen in love with the way the Italian language sounds. We wouldn’t blame you – you certainly wouldn’t be the first! In exchange for offering 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

7 Benefits of Becoming a Homestay Host

For some of us, the thought of inviting a stranger into our home and opening up our lives to them can seem terrifying. A person from another country who speaks a different language, thinks in a different way and doesn’t share the same cultural values – it’s completely understandable that we’d be a little hesitant at first. Read More

Cambio Safety Tips for Hosts

Your cambio will most likely go smoothly, but GoCambio takes safety very seriously. We want all of our hosts to be well prepared for the unlikely event of an emergency. Here are our tips for how to minimise the risk that things go wrong and ensure that both you and your guest feel comfortable and secure Read More

GoCambio’s Comprehensive Guide to the Sharing Economy

Something incredible is underway that is transforming the way in which we do business on a scale unparalleled. It’s breaking down borders and building global communities by connecting people from all over the world. It’s helping to breathe life back into discarded objects and spaces. It’s environmentally-friendly, it’s cost-effective (sometimes even free) and it’s expanding Read More

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