Lauren Feighan, a university administrator, loves to travel and has long considered—but never participated in—a home exchange.
A one-bedroom, one-bath, fourth-floor walk-up on the Lower East Side.
A private outdoor space is preferred but not a deal-breaker.
Colle di Tora, Italy
A rustic, converted one-bedroom stone barn on Lake Turano in a tiny medieval town, about an hour’s drive from Rome. Boasts two terraces, plus a garden with lemon trees.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
A two-bedroom apartment with a balcony in the heart of the city, within striking distance of street markets, malls, restaurants, and nightlife. Every room, save for the kitchen, has a ceiling fan, and a housekeeper comes weekdays to tidy up.
A renovated two-bedroom apartment in a seventeenth-century building, with beamed ceilings, a full kitchen (Bosch oven, dishwasher), and a washer-dryer. It’s in the fashionable Marais neighborhood, near the Bastille and Place des Vosges.
“I hear amazing things about Cambodia,” says Feighan. “You’re whisked away just looking at pictures of it.”