North America

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

Travel to Cuba: Everything you Need to Know to Plan your Trip

Find out all you need to know to plan a trip to Cuba with the expert guide from Homestay.com. Learn why you should stay in a casa particular, what to pack and when to visit.

Written by Mary Plunkett

The best street food NYC has to offer

Discover New York City through its food trucks and get an authentic taste of American food at its greatest with our guide to the best street food in The Big Apple.

Written by Mary Plunkett

5 Boston neighbourhoods for you to explore

Boston is a city that’s full of charm. While other East Coast cities like New York or Washington D.C. appear imposing and full of grandeur, Boston has a local, cosy feel to it that makes it easily navigable and a joy to explore. If you’re...

Written by Guest Blogger: Laurence Norah

Everything you should do when visiting Savannah, Georgia

I recently spent five days in Savannah with Homestay, staying with the lovely Patty in her homestay out on Tybee Island. I’ve written a post about why you should...

Written by Guest Blogger: Laurence Norah

Adventures on Tybee Island, Georgia

If you’re visiting Georgia, chances are the city of Savannah is going to be on your list. Well, here’s a tip for you. Whilst you’re in town – make the effort to head out to Tybee Island. This relaxed town is...

Written by Mary Plunkett

10 of the best brunches in Vancouver

Vancouver is a city that does so many things well, but if there is one thing it really excels at, it's brunch. Vancouverites are passionate about their weekend egg sessions and the race to get...

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 Mary Plunkett

Spring Break 2016: ways to get away from the crowd

Spring break is a much-needed getaway and for most students a chance to relax, grab some sunshine and escape the humdrum of the library. Unfortunately, everyone has the same idea, and while most of us want to...

Written by Michelle O'Beirne

What to do in Washington DC: our travel tips

Washington DC is a favourite US destination for those interested in history, politics and House of Cards! But there is so much to see and do in this city that it can be hard to know where to start...