rural/countryside homestay search?

Old Jul 11, 16, 3:01 am
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rural/countryside homestay search?

I've found it awfully hard to visit the countryside in many countries, but it is what I want to do.
First off, there is the language difficulty. I usually don't speak the language.
Secondly, it is hard to search on a particular site, as I am looking at countryside in general, and most websites make you specify a location, like a city. If you want to go through a whole country I would have to punch in a million cities to find all the countryside places.

Anybody know of good sites?
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Old Jul 11, 16, 4:49 pm
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I have a feeling that will be a tough one to find.

Not sure how small a place you are looking for, but if it's rural enough there just not be that many places where to stay - well in part because not too many tourists / travelers go there
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Old Jul 12, 16, 12:19 am
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Perhaps sites like AirBnB may turn up some countryside homestays. You could do a search for a town in the countryside and see what comes up.

WWOOF is another option. I know you aren't interested in working, but maybe you could contact the owners and see if you can rent a room.
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Old Jul 12, 16, 8:28 am
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Perhaps sites like AirBnB may turn up some countryside homestays. You could do a search for a town in the countryside and see what comes up.

WWOOF is another option. I know you aren't interested in working, but maybe you could contact the owners and see if you can rent a room.
I was hoping there would be a general search for "countryside". But many countrysides don't have "towns". And it would only work depending on how large an area you can broaden the search to include.
All these websites are biased towards cities. There needs to be a version for rural areas. Sort of like farmersonly.com
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