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Home Exchange Tips from Ainslie Waldron

Home Exchange Tips from Ainslie Waldron

AINSLIE WALDRON INTERVIEW ACT TWO:  You have written an impressively detailed travel book, Luxury Globetrotting on a Staycation Budget:  An Insider’s Guide to the Home Exchange Experience, on international home exchange vacations.  What inspired you to write this wonderfully researched guide?
I wrote the book because so many of my friends and acquaintances asked me endless questions about home exchanging.  Friends were envious of my lifestyle, and wondered how I...

Travel Tuesday: Travel the Globe in Luxury on a Staycation Budget

Travel Tuesday: Travel the Globe in Luxury on a Staycation Budget

The film The Holiday always comes to mind when I hear the term “home swap.” Swap homes with someone living in a foreign country, fall in love with a dapper Englishman, befriend a lovely older neighbor, immerse yourself in a different culture and find yourself along the way–sign me up!
Ainslie Waldron’s new book Luxury Globetrotting on a Staycation Budget gives expert advice on how to travel the world with free accommodations using home exchanges. Chapters include...

How to travel the world with free accommodations

How to travel the world with free accommodations

World travel on your bucket list but not in your budget?
I just read a fascinating book on how you can travel the world on the cheap, paying nothing at all for your lodging. It’s a new travel trend called Home Exchanges.
Australian author Ainslie Waldron has written a how-to book called Luxury Globetrotting on a Staycation Budget, and the secret is to trade your home for a home in the country you’d like to visit. Ainslie lists several websites where you can place your...

How to Live a Caviar Life When You Have a Tuna Fish Budget

How to Live a Caviar Life When You Have a Tuna Fish Budget

You see the lifestyles of the rich and famous on the television every day. And while you want a piece of that (who doesn't?), your family budget just doesn’t allow for the kind of luxury you'd like; or does it? You might be surprised at just how well you can live on very modest means. Here are some ways you can start living the high life on a Main Street budget.
Entertain Yourself Without Breaking the Bank Ellie Kay, the author of Lean Body, Fat Wallet and the mother of seven,...