Destinations


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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

Boston – a tale of two cities

When speaking to the locals in Boston, they talk about the area north of the Charles River, Cambridge, like it’s a different city. So when you visit, it's like getting two for the price of one.

Written by Melissa Knowlton

15 of the USA's National Parks that are worth visiting

Although there are many reasons to visit America, some of my favourite places to visit are its national parks. America has 60 national parks, and all worth seeing for their own reasons. For this blog post, I'm featuring some national parks (in no particular order) I think people should visit during their time in the US.

Written by Melissa Knowlton

Packing for a semester abroad

Melissa from the US studied abroad for two semesters. Firstly in Florence, Italy and then Dublin, Ireland. Going abroad is an exciting adventure, and the first step is deciding what to bring. Here are her tips on how to pack for a semester abroad:including her actual packing list.

Written by Colm Hanratty

Five views in Cape Town to be savoured

It’s seldom that a city leaves me speechless with its beauty, but Cape Town did. It really is awe-inspiring – everywhere you look there’s a mountain, beach or landmark to gaze at. Here are five very special views that will leave you gobsmacked.

Written by Mary Plunkett

10 Top cafes for you to try in Britain

Tea and Britain go hand-in-hand and the café scene in Britain, although little known outside of London, really is second to none. The quality of produce available in many of the UK’s cafes is top notch and no road trip around Britain would be...

Written by Melissa Knowlton

Five Homestays Worth Visiting in Indonesia

Dreaming of visiting Indonesia? We have some incredible homestays listed, so here are just five of them that deserve your visit!

Written by Tanja Franke

10 things you notice when moving to Dublin

Tanja from Germany is on an internship with Homestay.com in Dublin. She has found Irish people to be really helpful and friendly but isn't too fond of the black stuff (Guinness)

Written by Mary Plunkett

10 Great U.S. Cities That Are Off The Tourist Trail

The United States is a dream tourist destination, but like many destinations, it has it’s tried and tested tourist trails. The major cities like New York, Chicago and San Francicisco are must sees for a first timer to the U.S. but if you have the time, it’s...

Written by Melissa Knowlton

10 Attractions to Visit in Amsterdam with 'I Amsterdam' Card

After spending a week in Amsterdam with her sister, Melissa recalls her favorite attractions of Amsterdam--Van Gogh Museum, Our Lord in the Attic, ARTIS Micropia, and more!

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