Tag: homestay

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

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

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