Ever feel like trading houseboats with someone for a week or two? How about even a month or two? How about trading houseboats with somebody on the other side of the world for a while?
Such an adventure is completely possible and affordable with Home Exchange whose mission is to connect like-minded travelers, help them travel anywhere, live like locals and stay for free.
This company first became popular from people exchanging land-locked houses, but there are quite a few floating homes available for exchange as well. There are a few in the States and a larger number in Europe.
For example, here’s one in Berkeley, California:
Here’s one in Paris, France:
And here’s one in Amsterdam, Holland:
The whole process to get onboard for exchanging houseboats is pretty easy. First you list your houseboat so the Home Exchange Community can see it. Then you can browse other listings and get in touch with them to make arrangements to trade homes.
Check out their current floating home listings here and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!