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Traveling Group
  • Bettina consultant (49)
  • Guido University Professor (47)
  • Emilio lego designer (15)
  • Francesco Swimmer and artist (10)


Preferred Exchanges

  • Open to Any Destination
  • Open to Any Dates
  • Rome, Italie

    December 17 — January 6, 2014

    Since we feel at home in Rome, we have to go back there as often as possible. And we are also open to other destinations like London, Paris, New York or Berlin. Looking forward to hearing from you!


  • Hiking
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Yoga/Meditation
  • Culinary Travel
  • Historic Sites
  • Museums
  • Theater/Cinema
  • Shopping
Especially Passionate About
Rome is where the heart is

Rome is where the heart is

Since we have been living one year in Rome, it has become our home of the heart. Therefore, we have to go back as often as possible. Thanks to homeexchange we have already met so many nice Romans that let us stay in their place. We love it!

Vacation Type

Exchange Reviews

November -1

Siamo rimasti molto contenti di questo scambio casa. L'appartamento si ...

Michela from Rome said

Siamo rimasti molto contenti di questo scambio casa. L'appartamento si trova in centro, in zona molto tranquilla e ben servita. Nei pressi si trovano alcuni ristoranti e, proprio dietro l'angolo, un supermercato. Per chi é interessato al viaggio in auto segnaliamo un paio un paio di parcheggi coperti a circa dieci minuti di cammino. Particolarmente piacevole é stata la conoscenza personale dei proprietari dell'appartamento , molto gentili e simpatici.

What we said about Michela's house:

Charming apartment, nice neighbourhood, perfect position, great hosts. It was wounderful to stay at this nice apartment. Just sitting on the beautiful balcony and looking on the parc was a sheer pleasure.

June - July 2015

Our exchange with Bettina Guido and their kids was a ...

Always ready to take off
Always ready to take off from Rome said

Our exchange with Bettina Guido and their kids was a full success: first of all we once again we met very interesting, open minded and easy going people. Besides the interest and love for Rome they master (among others) italian language in a stunning way. Last but not the least, their house in Lausanne is a charming family home with an excellent location. The street is very central quite and elegant, close to everything one needs. The building is a recently renovated XIX century one and the apartment tastefully decorated though practical and fully equipped. Very luminous, with a pleasant view on a wide peaceful internal garden / patio. Lausanne is a nice city lots to do and to see; close to everything, other cities by train, the mountains, France...the lake is beautiful and perfect to take a boat tour or to swim and sunbathing on one of the many well organized beaches. Fully recommended.

What we said about Always ready to take off's house:

Andrea is an amazing host. He was super organized and planned the whole exchange perfectly. The home is very nice in a lovely quarter of Rome. Very authentic and un-touristy, even though right behind Trastevere and the Gianicolo hill. Andrea provided us with great tipps for restaurants and sights. I was enchanted by Villa Scialla close by. We discoverd the amazing Restaurant Litro right at the bus station and the out-door market across the street is delightful. Thank you, Andrea!

September - September 2015

Nous avons beaucoup apprécié l'appartement, chaleureux à souhait, sa situation,...

Jean-Paul et Vera
Jean-Paul et Vera from Paris said

Nous avons beaucoup apprécié l'appartement, chaleureux à souhait, sa situation,centrale et parfaite, ainsi que la gentillesse de Bettina. Un seul regret: nous avons séjourné trop peu longtemps à Lausanne. Nous avons suivi les conseils de visite et de restaurants de Bettina et avons découvert des endroits typiques avec grand plaisir.

What we said about Jean-Paul et Vera's house:

Très agréable et chaleureux. Highly recommended! The home exchange with Vera and Jean-Paul was very pleasant. The apartment is in a lovely very Parisian quarter with great connections to everyhere. Nice restaurants behind the house. A metro station and the brilliant Nr. 81 bus that brings you directly to the Louvre. Situated in a court yard you are perfectly protected from inner-city noise. We slept like babies. The organisation with Vera went very smoothly and they were very respectful with our home.

January - January 2015

The exchange with Bettina in Lausanne was fantastic. Her hospitality ...

Augusto from Municipio II said

The exchange with Bettina in Lausanne was fantastic. Her hospitality and kindness were exceptional and her advices really useful. The apartment is lovely and welcoming, very well equipped for families with kids. Located in a great area, really close to supermarkets, shops, restaurants, parks, the train station and the beautiful center of the City. It is also well connected with trams and buses within walking distance of the house leading to anywhere. The city allows to know well both Switzeland and Lausanne. Our kids particulary appreciated cruising on those lovely boats to France, and the very large swimming pool aside the Lake. Thanks Bettina!

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What we said about Augusto's house:

Augusto is an excellent host and gave us great insider tips for restaurants and busses in the neighbourhood. He thought about everything and really made us feel at home. The apartement is within a very charming and very, very Roman building. We loved it and felt like Fellini. Also the location is great with good connections to go everwhere.