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Welcome to the official blog of Vezpuchi. As the official blog of Vezpuchi, here we might talk about Vezpuchi app-related news, home-swapping/exchanging related information, travel topics, travel suggestions, New York-related topics and suggestions (for visitors and locals), travel related things that may or may not be New York specific, and... maybe some other stuff. We hope you enjoy!

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We pitched the Vezpuchi short term home trade platform to Shark Tank

This was a busy week in the land of home-sharing. Marriott announced that it is jumping into the <a...

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Announcing: Where do you want to go next?

<h2>Set an alert to get short-term trades for your travel plans.</h2> Exciting news! “Where do yo...

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Escape to San Carlos de Bariloche in February

February in New York is usually cold and snowy. February in Argentina is warm and sunny. If you wo...

Brooklyn waterfront and skyline

A visit to Brooklyn deserves more than a day trip - Day Seven

It’s the last day! A lot of ground has been covered on this trip so far. I hope by now you are con...

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A visit to Brooklyn deserves more than a day trip - Day Six

Today it’s time to head to the most infamous neighborhood in Brooklyn. It is time to go to Williams...

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A visit to Brooklyn deserves more than a day trip - Day Five

Day five is a good time to check out Red Hook. Since the neighborhood isn’t served directly by a su...

Coney Island boardwalk

A visit to Brooklyn deserves more than a day trip - Day Four

Today it’s time to experience a bit of "old New York" with a visit to the Coney Island beach and boa...

Outdoor yard at Franklin Park

A visit to Brooklyn deserves more than a day trip - Day Three

Today we head back in the direction of Prospect Park, but this time it’s museum day. First, go to G...

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A visit to Brooklyn deserves more than a day trip - Day Two

Congratulations, you have made it to Day Two! There is plenty to do today, so let's get started. ...

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A visit to Brooklyn deserves more than a day trip

I live in Brooklyn, NY. I’m also somewhat of a travel expert, so people often ask my opinion on the...

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Is it time to get rid of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway?

The BQE needs to be rebuilt. Unfortunately, the Brooklyn Heights Promenade is built on top of it, a...

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52 places to work and travel in 2019

It’s winter in New York which means the weather is mostly cold and dreary. Do you have dreams of lo...

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Federal judge blocks new NYC law aimed at short-term rentals (but they are still illegal)

There have been some new developments today on a story that we’ve been watching closely for the past...

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Why New Yorkers should do home exchanges when they travel

<h2>Short-term home trading is an alternative to renting your home while you travel</h2> If you a...

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Should I fly Spirit Airlines?

Recently, I flew Spirit for the first time. Begrudgingly, I admit. I have flown on all of the ...

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Where are vacation rentals illegal in the United States?

Vacation rental platforms, like Airbnb, have exploded in popularity over the past decade. Much of t...

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My 5 favorite best laptop friendly public spaces in NYC that I recommend for visitors or locals

I prefer a bit of contrast between where I live and where I work, as such, I am not a big fan of doi...

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Hello World, from Vezpuchi!

My name is Stephon Owens. I am the Founder and CEO of Vezpuchi and I would like to welcome you to ou...

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