Independent Travel Show Notes: Olympic Peninsula, Washington Welcome to Dr. Mary Travelbest’s Independent Travel Guide. This is for women who travel, who want to travel, and especially for those who want to travel independently. In this episode: FAQ is on House swapping. The destination is Olympic Peninsula, Washington. My mistake is falling asleep on the train and missing my stop and the Travel advice is using your mobile phone when on the road. FAQ: What is house swapping? When does that make sense to do? This is where you exchange your home for another in the place you want to go. Full disclosure: I have not done this yet myself. Here are three clubs you can join to learn more and start swapping: HomeExchange.com , Homelink.com and ILoveSwap.com Travel writer, Pauline Frommer says that "all have good customer service and lots and lots of members.” That last part is important, because it’s all about the numbers. The newer clubs that are opening are
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