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Have to say, we have so far had a marvellous time with our swaps and are doing a big one to the south of France at Christmas. Yay, thanks Aussie House Swap! Suzie (Newtown, Sydney)
We love the house swap site. We have 3 swaps arranged. Thank you so much for your organisation. Di

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Swap Blog

House swapping is always an adventure - with so many wonderful stories of people and places, around Australia and the world.

Escape...

How often do you hear of friends or family saving up thousands of dollars over months, to then spend it on a fabulous trip overseas or around Australia? Many of us work hard in our day jobs just so we can count down the days until we embark on our next eagerly anticipated travel escape. This is because travel is a truly priceless experience. Travel leaves a permanent stamp on more than just our passports. Beware, gratuitous travel photos and inspiring travel related quotes may cause serious case of travel withdrawals. Fellow travel junkies read at own risk. ... more

A Serious Case of Wanderlust ...

After a busy year of travel in 2017, 2018 has certainly had a slow start. Between work, kids, pets and volunteering with a local theatre group, our Swap team member Kylie has been bunkered down in the Northern Rivers. Although it's not a bad spot to hang out in, she is itching to start planning some more travel adventures around Australia.... more

All Roads Lead To Rome...

“All roads lead to Rome.” Though this age-old saying feels distinctly out of place in the vocabulary of an Island nation, it proved true as my Italian adventure took me across the world, leading to –you guessed it- Rome. ... more

Meet the Friendly Aussie House Swap team

Meet the friendly faces who make up the Aussie House Swap team. We love to travel and want to share with you some of our favourite holiday destinations and places we'd love to visit next. Meet the people behind the emails...in no particular order!... more

A Melbourne Weekend Escape of food, arts and tennis

When the going gets tough, the tough go to Melbourne. Well just for the weekend! After surviving six weeks of school holidays with the kids, I managed to steal my lovely sister away for a girl’s weekend to enjoy some (child and partner free) food, culture and tennis in Melbourne.... more

A Margaret River Family Adventure

Travelling South West WA with the kids? Fear not! You can have fun as a family but also sneak off to sample the amazing food and wine on offer. Margaret River region is surprisingly family friendly, with caves to explore, bike tracks to ride and plenty of rock pools. It also just happens to be a wine or craft beer lover’s paradise! The local produce is amazing, with high quality restaurants in the town centre as well as at many of the wineries.... more

Discover paradise in the Northern Rivers region of NSW

With so many great places around Australia to write about, you can imagine how hard it was to choose which destination to focus on for my first blog post! Do I pick a big city or find a quirky little town somewhere? Decisions decisions….... more