Havana Holidays: Learning About Cuban Culture and Organic Worm Farming

Steeped in history and filled to the brim with a rich culture, Havana offers something for every kind of traveller. Fresh off the plane, Anna shares her adventures.

Written by Michelle O'Beirne

Christmas Shopping Trips: 5 Short Breaks Where You Can Pick up Some Unique Gifts

With the Christmas season fast approaching, we've all got Christmas shopping in mind. To give you a little inspiration, we've put together five of our favourite European cities for buying Christmas presents.

Written by Colm Hanratty

How to Experience the Best of Sydney in One Day

If you’re making your way to Australia’s most famous city and your time is limited, this dawn (well, almost) till dusk guide should help you get the most out of one day.

Written by Michelle O'Beirne

Discovering Northern Ireland: Adventures in Belfast and Beyond

Discover the must-see attractions in Belfast and Northern Ireland as well as some helpful recommendations on restaurants, cafés and where to stay.

Written by Mary Plunkett

Solo Travel India: Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

If you're planning on travelling alone to India, use the Homestay.com guide. From planning your trip to accommodation, find out what you need to know as a solo traveller.

Written by Michelle O'Beirne

Learning German with a Homestay Host Family in Berlin

Guest Wan Yin from Taiwan tells us about living with a local family in Berlin, brushing up on her German and new friendships as part of her homestay experience.

Written by Mary Plunkett

The Best Places to Travel Alone Around the World

Travelling alone is one of the best ways to see the world. Plan your solo travel adventure to see the world with the expert guide from Homestay.com.

Written by Mary Plunkett

Holidays to Mexico: Uncover the Colourful Culture Beyond the Usual Resorts

Think Mexico is nothing but beach resorts? Think again with the Homestay.com guide to Mexico, for top destinations where you can get a real feel for the country.

Written by Mary Plunkett

Where to Stay in London: 6 Places to Stay with a Local Host

Finding a place to stay in London can be tough, but with our roundup of homestay hosts you'll find affordable accommodation and a local experience. Here are our picks.

Written by Mary Plunkett

Find the Bars With the Best Pintxos San Sebastián Has to Offer

Exploring the pintxo bars in San Sebastián can be intimidating so work your way through this list to round off the top spots in the Basque city of Donostia.

Written by Michelle O'Beirne

Dublin Travel Tips and Adventures in the Sahara

Travel inspiration from Homestay.com's David. Read his top tips for his native Dublin and his adventures in the Sahara Desert and beyond.