Accommodation in Japan for the Rugby World Cup 2019

If you are one of the lucky ones travelling to the Rugby World Cup 2019 to cheer on your country, why not make the most of your Japanese experience and book a homestay. We've got homestays close to many of the stadiums and are a really affordable alternative to hotel accommodation.

Written by Mary Plunkett

Toronto on a budget: 5 activities that won’t cost a fortune

Toronto is a vibrant youthful city, full of students and young graduates looking to get out of their comfort zone and to make a home in a new city. Relocating to another city, on a long or a short...

Written by Colm Hanratty

Bars in Prague – go where the locals go

Do your socialising around Wenceslas Square or the old town square and you’ll find out drinks here are considerably more expensive than some of their not-so-central counterparts. But take my advice and locate one (or all) of these five gems and you’ll see how the locals spend their evenings while saving quite a few koruna at the same time!

Written by Mary Plunkett

18 Images that prove that Australia is the most beautiful country in the world

Australia is a country that is made for anyone with feelings of wanderlust. Impeccable coastlines, charming cities and breath-taking landscapes, the immense country is a must on anyone's travel bucket list. Not convinced that...

Written by Guest Blogger: Laurence Norah

5 Places You Haven’t Visited In London

Chances are, if you’ve been to London, there are some sights you’ve seen. The Houses of Parliament. The London Eye. Westminster Abbey. The Tower of London. The list goes on! These are all excellent...

Written by Kim Gillick

Discover Canada: A Solo Traveller’s Guide

Planning a solo trip to Canada? We've pooled our expert knowledge to guide you with all you need to know to experience the best of Canada.

Written by Suzanne Cox

5 Reasons why Homestay is the best option for Erasmus Accommodation

Erasmus allows you to experience first hand other European cultures, to live with fellow Europeans and of course improve your language skills. It may well be one of the most enjoyable experiences from your time in University, with memories lasting long beyond graduation. If you’re looking for a reason to choose homestay to further enrich this amazing experience, keep reading......

Written by Colm Hanratty

The perfect way to spend one day in Lisbon

Lisbon isn't mobbed by crowds like some other European cities and a visit to the capital of Portugal can be as relaxed or as hectic as you want. Thanks too to its compact size, you can squeeze a lot into 24 hours. If I only had one day in Lisbon, here’s what I’d do…

Written by Kim Gillick

Grazing Through Granada: 7 Tapas Bars for You to Try

Granada's tapas bars are legendary. Find the best spots to chow down with a list of the city's best Andalusian bars to discover when you wander through the maze of streets with our top list of tapas bar and bodegas in Granada.

Written by Suzanne Cox

Homestay Holiday in Vancouver

Claudiane from Brazil spent her holidays with our new Vancouver host Jacqueline. She lives in a 100 year old Heritage Home in a very safe, quiet neighborhood only 10 minutes by bus to downtown Vancouver. It's also easily accessible to the ski resorts in North Vancouver. The house was purchased by her husband's grandfather in the 1920's and they are the third generation to live there. Her homestay made her vacation even more amazing.

Written by Kim Gillick

A beginners guide to hosting

We’ve gathered all the need-to-know bits about taking in guests through homestay.com, so you’ll be hosting like a professional in no time.

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