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Member Spotlight: Petronio Nogueira


March 6, 2019 • By Margeaux Gerwin

“We are traveling more, and consequently, enjoying life even more.”

Petronio Nogueira joined THIRDHOME in 2016 and has traveled 12 times to luxury properties in various locations including the United Kingdom, Italy, France, and Hungary. While traveling the world with his wife to THIRDHOME properties, he has hosted a number of fellow members at their enchanting second home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Get to know THIRDHOME member, Petronio Nogueira, and how he uses The Club to Stay Worldly!

How did you get involved with THIRDHOME? The first time I heard about THIRDHOME was in an article in The Economist. Based on this, my wife and I decided to list our vacation home in the marvelous city of Rio.

Where are you based?
Currently, we are living in London, United Kingdom.

Who do you usually travel with?
My wife and when it is possible, my son, my daughter and her husband. Sometimes we also invite friends.

What do you do for a living?
Enjoy life, among other less important things!

What are your favorite travel hobbies?
Hiking, going to the beach, dining, sight-seeing.

What do you love most about your property with THIRDHOME? Welcoming THIRDHOME members into our vacation home in Rio and creating an opportunity for them to discover and enjoy what used to be our beautiful home city.

Compared to other exchange and rental platforms, how has your experience been hosting other THIRDHOME members?
Hosting THIRDHOME members has been a fantastic experience.

Any personal/family achievements you’d like to share?
My wife and I have expanded our horizons as we have been traveling more and to new and interesting places.

How has THIRDHOME changed the way you travel?
It has definitely changed the way we plan our trips for three main reasons: First, we’re thrilled by the idea of staying in a beautiful house with family and friends. My wife and I have discovered the joy of staying for a full week in one place. Finally, and more importantly, we’re traveling more, and consequently, enjoying life even more.

How would you describe THIRDHOME to a friend? THIRDHOME is an exclusive membership club where you get access to fantastic vacation homes in special places.

What’s the most memorable restaurant you’ve eaten at during one of your trips?
Restaurant Le Gabriel in Paris.

Any travel tips for fellow members?
Go beyond and enjoy life!


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Special thanks to Petronio for sharing his experience with THIRDHOME!