This August enjoy summer in the northern hemisphere or winter in the southern hemisphere.
We have endless options at GuestToGuest so this August you can enjoy your exchange to the fullest.
If you like to soak up the sun, don’t forget to pack your summer hats and swimsuits…
1- Enjoy the French Riviera in France
The French Riviera is a classic and never gets boring. There are millions in the world planning to visit this coast every year for its glamor and luxury! Go sunbathing on the beaches or just take a stroll through narrow streets in the old quarters of Nice. Discover spectacular yachts moored in the port of Monte Carlo, or see the Corniche theater in Cannes, which is famous for its incredible film festival. The Costa Azul is a great destination for taking that family trip and getting sun-drenched at the beach.
2- Have a relaxing trip in Mallorca
Mallorca is another destination to consider if you want to enjoy endless seashore, with great summer sunshine. Mallorca is not only known for its beaches, and hidden coves, but also for its authentic villages, where you can relish in fabulous cuisines. The impressive mountain range (Sierra de Tramontana), declared as a World Heritage Site is the backbone of Mallorca, a magnificent beauty not to be missed. It only gets better, this island also has the largest underground lake in the world, in the Caves of Drach, a rather touristy spot worth visiting. In Palma de Mallorca you can visit one of the most beautiful cathedrals in Spain, the Cathedral of Santa María in Palma de Mallorca, as well as the Bellver Castle. There is so much this island has to offer that words fall short.
Marita Home, Puerto Pollensa
3- Travel from Cinque Terre to Venice ( Italy )
With so much to see and do it is going to be hard to drag yourself away after visiting Italy. The diversity of Italy will blow your mind away from crystal clear beaches to famous cities narrated in history. Italy never fails to surprise any traveler because it has everything from art to gastronomy and there is no better month than the month of August to visit this beautiful country. From the eye sparkling Cinque Terre, Tuscany, and Florence to the floating masterpiece Venice. Stay in any of these areas and ask your host for recommendations to their favorite gelato or the best Italian pasta.
Tamar and Marco Home, Milan
Don’t like the sunny shores? Prefer to put on your ski suit in August? Maybe these destinations are more suited for you and your family…
4- Explore Argentina
Argentina, is a whole world of possibilities from the bustle and tango sounds of Buenos Aires, to the waterfalls of Iguazu. Even a 30-day trip is sometimes not enough to explore this incredible terrain with iconic peaks and deep blue lakes. In order to discover Argentina, it is worth spending a week or more and this is where home exchange can come in handy. Uncover the best homes with GuestToGuest, and begin your Argentinian adventure.
5- Unveil the winter landscapes of Chile
Known as the land of diverse landscapes, the temperatures in Chile cool down in August. And August in Chile is when you get to see the most spectacular landscapes. So many choices, it might just be overwhelming. Chile is also one of the best destinations in the world for winter sports. So go skiing in the Andes or take a sleigh ride on volcanoes. If you are adventurous and like winter sports then Chile is the place for you. The breathtaking landscapes in Chile will leave you speechless.
6- Cool down from the warm summer of the northern hemisphere in Australia
August is the ideal time to visit this Pacific continent. Australia is one of the many destinations listed in the wanderlust of many travelers. The winters are mild, you can relax with cool temperatures, warm nights and some rain. Between May and November, is the best time for whale watching so you can enjoy this wonder of nature if you travel to Australia in August.
THIS AUGUST … WOULD YOU LIKE TO EXPLORE THE NORTHERN OR SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE?