Swapping our London home for New York City
"This was our first ever home swap and was such a lovely trip. We met Barbara and Rob in person before the exchange as they were already in London. We swapped tips about each other's homes and neighbourhoods. It was a pleasure to meet them and then to spend time in their lovely Manhattan apartment.
We particularly loved watching the sun set and rise over the city. Such great urban New York views from both bedrooms and living room. The building itself is very well kept and in a fantastic location with so many great neighbourhood restaurants and diners within walking distance. Loved the breakfasts at the Malibu Diner! Another plus was that the subway is only a couple of minutes walk away making it really easy to explore the city.
This was a special trip for us - celebrating our anniversary and catching up with old friends from when we used to live here. We throughly enjoyed our first home swap holiday exploring New York City."
- Keren & Mark (London, England)
Our home swap highlights:
Reply from home swappers, Barbara and Rob:
"We so enjoyed our exchange with Keren and Mark. They were wonderful partners in the exchange processing: curious, responsive, and eager to provide us with a great exchange experience. Their house, just east of London, was a little gem filled with light and art and beautiful discoveries in every corner, so different from our NYC apartment. We loved discovering Bow, its lively cafes, jazz at The Palm Tree!, and the magnificent Victoria Park. We especially loved wandering around the nearby village of Lauriston. Exchanging with Keren and Mark is a pleasure we’ll never forget."
- Barbara & Rob (New York, USA)
Home Base Holidays members' offers:
Manhattan, New York, USA (HE25057)
Comfortable, light-filled 2 bedroom apartment perfectly located on Manhattan's lower west side.
East London, England (HE33716)
Beautiful Victorian 3-bedroom end of terrace house in trendy East London. 3 floors.
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