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Homeland insecurity

By Caroline Leavitt
April 10, 2005

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A friend of mine runs a home-swap agency. Instead of playing tourist when you visit a foreign clime, relying on hotels and travel brochures, you exchange homes with a native, who often leaves you car keys and tips you won't find in any guidebook. Crossing cultures this way's a snap, especially when you know -- unlike Thomas Wolfe -- that ... (Full article: 902 words)

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