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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Dine with the Locals!

I think most people are aware of sites like Couchsurfing and Airbnb for accommodations, but did you know there are also sites that allow you to share a meal with a local in their home?

I learned about one such site a couple of months ago and recently discovered a few more, so I'm sharing the love.  For those who aren't ready (and never will be) to have a stranger pajama party, this may be for you.

Imagine being invited to someone's home when you are out on the road, and presented with a home-cooked meal and conversation.  Sure beats sitting at a restaurant, especially if you are traveling solo.

Sounds like a dream, right? It's a reality times four, because that's how many sites I found and they all look appealing.  I'm wildly excited, because I booked my first meal in Mexico City the end of May.  Here is the list, beginning with the one I booked:

The websites are fun to peruse; however, I highly recommend signing up and enjoying some experiences.  If you want to show off your cooking skills, become a host.  The possibilities are endless....

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