This week I came across a few interesting news items across the travel spectrum in the sharing economy. In the arena of peer to peer meals, EatWith raised $8M. This sector of the sharing economy is an innovative way for people to experience new cuisines and interact with locals while traveling. In the peer to peer […]
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For a day trip from Barcelona to Girona it’s pretty easy to take the train. There’s even a fast train that cuts the trip time down to about 38 minutes. It costs 15.90 Euro one way if you want to do something tricky like also visit the Dali museum in nearby Figueres (buying a standard round trip […]
I’m relaxing in the living room of my two bedroom apartment after a day of touring around Barcelona. This place is in a very central location and so far I’ve been able to walk everywhere. In addition to the usual amenities of someone’s home (fully stocked kitchen, nice bathroom, cable TV, comfy bed, laundry), this flat also […]
Check it out at the bottom of the page; my recent tweets are now in a feed in the footer to this website. You can start following me and get more of ShareTraveler every day (or whenever I have something tweet-worthy to say). Back when I started this website/blog I secured the Twitter account of […]
I’m excited to be heading to Spain, and even more excited to be taking this trip without paying for lodging anywhere in the country. Here’s the basic outline of how we’re visiting 6 cities over a month in the country without spending any money on hotels.
I thought I had found all of the home swap websites out there. Sixty nine sites seems like enough to cover everyone in the world who is interested in home exchange. The abundance of these sites is what inspired me to start ShareTraveler.com in the first place. I couldn’t find any information comparing home exchange services, or reviews […]
I’m going to start posting a regular roundup of interesting news stories from around the web related to peer to peer services for travelers. This will include some topics I’m writing about myself but where other’s have unique or interesting perspectives, as well as some stories I’m not covering. Here are this week’s top stories: