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Swapping homes with Nicole Frank

January 22, 2010

When Nicole Frank wants a vacation, she goes to stay in a stranger’s home.

And she has given copies of her own house keys to dozens of families she never meets so they can use her apartment.

Nicole Frank loves homeswapping

Nicole Frank loves homeswapping

Nicole is a member of, a home exchange club. Her posts at chronicle the dozens of mutual home swaps she has done with families from France to California.

Along the way, Nicole dishes the dirt, telling readers about the time she stayed in the same house featured in the hit movie “New Moon”.

She doesn’t shy away from the possible problems home exchangers might encounter, but she gives lots of tips to help new swappers start off on the right foot.

“I did my first home exchange when I was 8 years old,” she says.

“Now it’s letting me show my children that people live in lots of different ways all over the world.

Every time they go on vacation, she has a separate bedroom for each of her kids, and a kitchen to make a healthy snack. On top of this, she saves thousands of dollars a week, each time she goes away.

Sounds unbelievable? Just read her blog and find out how you can do it too.