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Home Exchangers: would you ever consider Dresden for a swap?

Home Exchangers: would you ever consider Dresden for a swap?

Sep 26th, 2007, 12:13 PM
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Home Exchangers: would you ever consider Dresden for a swap?

My husband received a great job opportunity in Dresden, Germany. For that reason, we visited the old Baroque city last week.
I was impressed with the gorgeous castles, the Frauenkirche, the vineyards, the mild climate and the people.
Since we are very enthusiastic home exchangers, I would like to find out from you if you would find Dresden an interesting destination for a home exchange?
By the way, Dresden is a 2 h drive from Prague and Berlin.
I really appreciate your input.
Ostara is offline  
Sep 27th, 2007, 07:38 AM
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Hi, Ostara!

Concerning the desirability of Dresden as a house swap location, you might have better luck with comments and receive actual responses if you re-post on the Europe board.

Many persons posting there are familiar with the various European and German cities. They would give you good and cogent opinions.

Good luck!
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Sep 27th, 2007, 09:02 AM
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ABSOLUTELY I would do it!
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Sep 27th, 2007, 09:41 AM
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I don't know, I think this board might be good as the target would be Americans. I gather that is whom ostara wants to swap with.

It's a nice area in some ways, although I didn't like Dresden that well, myself, but I know many Germans like it. I thought a lot of it is still rather ugly due to all the construction or reconstruction, especially the area around Frauenkirche.

Anyway, I wouldn't be interested because I don't like Germany that well, but a lot of people do and it is a very good location for visiting eastern Germany, and Czech Republic, as you said. It's not too much farther to some interesting spots in POland, also, like Wroclaw.

I think a lot of Americans might like that, but maybe the whole eastern Germany thing would not be of so much interest, a lot of them want the Romantic Rd, etc. I actually liked Leipzig better than Dresden, and of course, it's an easy trip from Dresden.
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Sep 27th, 2007, 10:49 AM
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Thanks for your input. Good idea to post this thread in the European Forum as well.
I was afraid to hear Christina's answer.
At present we live in Munich. We get plenty of home exchange offers from all over the world. I would really miss that.
Any other thoughts?
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