Written by Melissa Knowlton

Things to do in Interlaken: Adventure in Switzerland

For one of Melissa's weekends trips while studying abroad, she decided to give Interlaken a shot. She was shocked by the beauty of the city, which she got to see both by walking the streets and soaring above them!

Written by Melissa Knowlton

Relocating to Osaka, Japan

Charlotte from Norway decided to start a new journey by moving to Osaka on a work visa. She hoped to improve her Japanese language skills while staying in her homestay.

Written by Melissa Knowlton

Our favourite "Win Back Your Trip" entries of 2018 #HelloHomestay

Here is a glimpse at some of our favorite "Win Back Your Trip" entries, including the winning photo! Click here to see if you were featured! Use #HelloHomestay to be entered in the next giveaway.

Written by Melissa Knowlton

7 Irish Day Trips from Dublin, Ireland

Day trips are the best way to see the countryside. There are too many places to count that are worth seeing within two hours of Dublin, so here's our list of the top seven must-sees near Dublin!

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

Homestay Holiday in Greece

Moritz and his friend recently traveled from Germany to stay with Nephelie in her homestay in Keratea, Greece just south of Athens. Moritz and his friend are both music loving twenty-year-olds. They also both had a fascination with Greek mythologies, which lead them to vacation here.

Written by Melissa Knowlton

Studying Medicine in London, England

Satoshi recently traveled to London in order to study differences in medical procedures between the UK and Japan. During his two week adventure, he also visited local villages, made many friends, and enjoyed all that London has to offer.

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!