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GoCambio Stories: Dawn’s Cambio in Madrid

Meet Dawn: she’s a travel blogger who writes about the sharing economy on sharetraveler.com. She enjoyed a three-week cambio with a Spanish family, where she shared her English skills and explored the capital city of Madrid in a unique cultural exchange. A sharing economy expert, Dawn is now a cambio convert too! What made you decide 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

Meet Our Team: Federica

Federica Braga is GoCambio’s Italy and Spain Country Manager. She brings determination, an outgoing personality and her multilingual talents to the GoCambio team. Let’s find out more about why she decided to join us and her favourite travel destinations. What made you decide to work for GoCambio? I had to organise an internship to complete my degree, 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

GoCambio Stories: Teaching Spanish through Photography in the Rockies

Paloma de la Fuente – a music fan and photojournalist from Madrid, Spain – went on an overseas cambio to Evergreen, USA, staying with her lovely Host family – and a Paraguayan guest! In exchange for their warm welcome, Paloma spent some time helping the four kids with basic photography and Spanish. Keep reading and Read More

9 Spanish Expressions You Won’t Find in a Phrase Book

  Planning a trip to Spain soon? Inviting a Spanish-speaking visitor into your home is a great way to prepare some basic phrases for communication in Spanish. A phrase book will teach you how to order a meal and find the train station, but there are some expressions that you can only learn from the locals. Read More

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