LOVELY LAGUNA BEACH, CALIFORNIA HOME SWAP with Michael & Richard
Our home is a modern 3 bedroom, 2 bath house with attached 2-car garage; (one bedroom is an office). It has the usual modern amenities throughout: full kitchen, dining room, living room. TV, radio, CD player, WiFi wireless internet, The backyard has wide ocean views, as does the house. We are on a quiet street with little traffic. . See photos in the profile.
Our home is located in a private gated community 2 miles south of Laguna Beach, California. The community fronts on the ocean and has beach access. There is also a community swimming pool, spa, sauna, tennis courts, lounge area. From our house there is a wide ocean view. A mile away are stores, restaurants and business areas. Two miles away is the beautiful Dana Point Harbor, a huge port for yachts and fishing boats as well as numerous restaurants and a marine institute. San Diego is 1+ hours drive south. Los Angeles is 1+ hours north. Nearby is the famous Laguna Beach known for its many art galleries, scenic beaches, summer art festivals and high gay population. It is home to the world-famous Pageant of the Masters (tableau vivant) that is staged live every summer. There is convenient public bus transportation nearby, but a car is recommended. We have 2 cars but we recommend you rent a car for your own use. There are various a fitness gyms in the area; we go to the 24-Hour Fitness gym about three miles away. Twenty-five minutes drive takes you to the world-class Orange County Performing Art Center (theatre, music, etc) in Costa Mesa, California. Large shopping malls abound in the area. There are numerous gay-owned businesses in Laguna Beach but only one gay bar plus one gay beach (summer). There are other gay venues in Orange County.
We are a retired male couple of 24 years. Richard is a retired psychologist and current owner of a large gay travel and culture website GlobalGayz.com, which consumes much of my time. Michael is a retired high school biology teacher. We travel often throughout the year. We both do our gym exercises plus Michael jogs and Richard swims (Gay Games x7). We read a lot and are quiet and clean and respectful of others. We will be happy to introduce you to some of our friends during your visit. We are not big party people but rather prefer quiet dinners with friends,
Having traveled extensively we are open to any location any time of the year on any continent to exchange residences.
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WONDERFUL COPENHAGEN HOME SWAP with Abelone
Our home is wonderful!!! it is large and light. There are 5 big rooms and a dining kitchen. 3 of the rooms is overlooking the lakes. Our apartment is on the 3rd floor so there’s light all day long.
We live in the heart of the city and yet this place is so peaceful. There are no cars driving.We live at he most attracted address in Copenhagen; by the lakes. We live at nørrebro, “the danish SoHo”, lots of different people, lots of artists and a great atmosphere. We have great neighbours. Everything you need is in walking distance and attractions such as theatres, discos, museums and great shops is all nearby. The beach is 20 min away with the metro.
My name is Abelone and I live with my daughter at 19 years, and every second week, my small daughters at 4 and 7 years. I would love to go, with my girlfriend, or with the grown up kids, to San Fransisco, Paris, Berlin, Lisabon, and other places.
You are able to stay two adults and some kids, at our apartment.
BEAUTIFUL HOME SWAP IN BANGKOK with Cassie & Dado
LOCATION!!! Our Boutique Apartment is a quiet Oasis in the Hustle and Bustle of Bangkok. The location is about as city center as you can get, yet the apartment remains quiet and relaxing. The apartment is floor to ceiling windows with a stunning view of the pool. The apartment includes Maids 3 times a week, Cable TV, Pool, Wifi, A/C, small kitchen, shower etc. The apartment is 45sq meters but seems much bigger because of the floor to ceiling windows. It’s perfect for lounging by the pool!
* Have two adorable Cats who need to be loved and cared for while here*
Silom, is a predominantly gay area of Bangkok. Unlike the rest of Bangkok it has a small feel to it and the streets are easy to navigate around. It as close as you can get to the Gay streets and clubs in Bangkok. The area is full of restaurants, bars, parks, shopping, streetfood, metro all within 200 meters. I live here because it really all my friends are gay and it really is the best place to live in Bangkok!
We love to travel, eat, cook and drink wine. We are looking for people who are respectful, kind and willing to take care of two fat cats, we will of course repay the favor for any housesitting you may need!
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LOVELY CHICAGO HOME SWAP with Ken
I just finished completely remodeling my one bedroom condo with 1 and 1/2 baths. It is in a midrise with a doorman on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. The views from the living room and bedroom are of the city, park (with a jogging/biking path, tennis courts, and softball courts) Lake Shore Drive, and the lake. The building also has a roof top deck and a beautifully landscaped private patio with several gas grills and tables and chairs.
East Lakeview is a beautiful residential neighborhood with everything you need within walking distance. The gay area, Boystown is a few blocks away on Halsted Street. Right in front of the building you can catch an express bus to take you downtown in 12 minutes where there is shopping on Michigan Avenue & Oak Street, fantastic restaurants, live theater, & museums.
I am a single gay man that works as a household manager for a family nearby. When they have school breaks they travel and I can take vacation time. I can travel anytime in August and between Christmas and January 5th. I like to visit NYC on long weekends when Monday is a national holiday. I am willing to do non-simultaneous swaps. I usually travel with a friend.
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WONDERFUL MONTREAL HOME SWAP with partners Emmanuel & Laurent
At the heart of it all ! Downtown. On de Maisonneuve Boulevard at the corner of rue de Bleury. In Montreal’s emerging Quartier des spectacles. Experience the freedom to live life with a difference in an inspired and inspiring environment…
Really secured, the apartement in on the second to last 27th floor. The view is breathtaking and we love to peer at the St-Laurent and the illuminated buildings at night.
The building was built 2 or 3 years ago so that’s really fresh and the amenIties you’ll have access to are the pool, the gym and the sauna. There is no parking but you really don’t need a car if you aim at visitng the city.
If you want to grab a coffee: Tim Horton’s is also down the building. There are a subway’s, a Thaï fast food and a great caterer next to our building.
The gay village is direct from the station Place des Arts. 2 stops or 3 and you are on the main gay spots where you can find the clubs and bars (Apollon, Skybar, Unity, Cabaret Mado …)
Well, if you need an information, just ask and it will be our pleasure to answer your request.
We are Emmanuel (32) and Laurent (34) and are a gay male couple for 8 years now.
Laurent works as a financial director and am an independant travel consultant
We arrived in Montréal in July 2013 but we are native from Paris.
We enjoyed our last swap in California and would like to live the experience once again. We are well brought up and show respect for people as well as personal effects which do not belong to us …
Do not hesitate to contact us if you feel like to and even if dates do not match for the time being. We don’t know what life can offer and maybe the day you will enjoy our apartment is sooner than you think !
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AMAZING AMSTERDAM HOME SWAP with Xander & Roy
Spacious and light apartment on 120 sqm spread over two floors. First floor: modern living room with kitchen and balcony on both sides of the apartment. Second floor: two bedrooms and a modern bathroom. A stair leads to the rooftop terrace with a great view over the city of Amsterdam.
Our apartment is situated east of the centre in a typical Amsterdam neighbourhood. Amsterdam East and specially the ‘Indische Buurt’ is an upcoming part of town. There are lots of shops and cafes and it’s not far from the centre, or from the modern architecture on the eastern islands of the city (Java-eiland, KNSM-eiland), and the little beach Blijburg, or Oosterpark and Dappermarkt (market in Dapperstraat).
The city’s must-see attractions are only a fifteen-minute cycle or tram trip away. The tram or train stops only 200m from here, putting us just 10 minutes from Rembrandt Square or Leidse Square and all the musea.
We are a gay couple in late thirties, both working in the film, theatre and television industry. We love to travel anytime, anywhere any place. Love nature, culture and we always like to be surprised.
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MANHATTAN STUDIO HOME SWAP with Doug & Bob
Our home away from home is a well-appointed studio that’s bright and roomy and on the top floor of an art-deco building. Comfortable furniture, a flat screen TV, DVD player and Bose Sound Dock cover your entertainment at home and all the amenities complete the package. A queen size bed and a sleeper couch provide more than enough room for 2 and could stretch to 4, if you’re really cozy. Very flexible availability.
Enjoy a neighborhood that’s not packed with tourists and offers beautiful park space, great restaurants, and a dose of life as experienced by real New Yorkers. Then, hop on the subway and head down to the Village, Chelsea, Central Park, Times Square, SoHo, Chinatown, or anywhere else in New York City. Enjoy all the things that one the world’s great cities has to offer.
We are a professional couple of 20+ years who are equally comfortable in jeans or tuxedos. We respect you home and your belongings and expect the same. We also have a beach cottage in Rhode Island that’s a short walk to the ocean and could swap that, too!
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CENTRAL LONDON HOME SWAP with Brian & Calvin
Beautiful bright top (3rd) floor apartment in the theatre district of Covent Garden. The apartment is approx 1000sq ft with large kitchen and living rooms. The bedrooms are smaller but can easily accomodate double beds. There is also a superb roof terrace with open rooftop views in all directions.
Catherine Street is in the heart of the theatre district with everything that covent garden has to offer on your doorstep.The street itself is relatively quiet and the perfect place to base yourself for a trip to London. The property is also only a few minutes from Waterloo Bridge and the Soth Bank.
We are a quiet professional couple who, being head teachers, enjoy travelling during our holidays! We particularly like trips to North America, New Zealand and Australia.
We have a lovely home and are looking to explore house exchange following recommendations from various friends of ours.
We would be looking to swap with similar couples/individuals who are keen to explore and enjoy London.
Marie and Dominique’s WONDERFUL PARIS HOME SWAP
The apartment in Paris is 500ft2, hell, comfortable and pretty. Located in a lively and shopping neighbourhood, one minute away from delightful “Parc des Buttes Chaumont”, and five minutes away, by walk, from bars and clubs area “Canal de l’Ourcq”. Bedroom, livingroom (with comfortable couch for 2 persons), kitchen, bathroom and separated W.C. Internet.
This apartment is one mn away from Parc des Buttes Chaumont, where’s located the hype and gay friendly place “Rosa Bonheur” (where you can have a drink, dance, enjoy yourself).
It’s 10 mns walk away from “le canal de l’Ourcq” : romanti landscape, spirited place with bars near the water, or located on boats, concerts places, cinemas.
We’re travelling to New York with one close friend, from 10th to 22th April. We’re looking for a nice place.
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WONDERFUL PARIS HOME SWAP with Christophe & Remi
Very clear, white flat in an industrial building with big open volumes and large bow windows - a large open space for living, dining and kitchen; one bedroom with a 160 wide bed; a large bathroom with shower and bath; the rest of the place is an independent studio with a large bedroom with 2 x 140cm wide beds and its own small kitchen-bathroom and toilets.
You are in a walking distance to Republique, Bastille, Les Halles, le Marais, Opera … very central !
The street is a small and very quiet of the area but very well known, with nice buildings; you can easily find restaurants, shops, bakeries … from many nationalities (French, Indian, Turkish etc.)
It is close to 2 main train station for North and East of France, England, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany. You have 3 metro station around with 4 lines, taxis and the new Parisian system of public rental bicycles “velib”.
We are a gay couple living together for 5 years; Remi has 2 children 16 and 18 years old; we like our apartment very much and the “Parisian way of life”. We love travel abroad and meeting people to talk, know them better, go out, entertain etc.
We are open to many countries in Americas, Europe and Asia; we are open to exchange, share and hosting.