Member Spotlight: Wendy & Yaron Yaniv

January 9, 2018 • By THIRDHOME


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Members since 2013, Wendy and Yaron Yaniv have used ThirdHome to go on several trips around the world. Their most memorable, to date, is a two-week expedition through South Africa. Keep reading to see why the Yaniv’s love traveling through ThirdHome and for pictures of their South African safari trip!


How did you get involved with ThirdHome?

I’m an investor.

Where are you based?

Atlanta / Tel Aviv

Who do you usually travel with?

Family / Friends

What do you do for a living?

Real Estate / Consulting with Start-Up Companies


What are your favorite travel hobbies?

International travel, diving, biking

In your past travels with ThirdHome, what was your favorite destination and what did you love about it? 

South Africa – Tsheshepe safari lodge Welgevonden Reserve.

What’s the next destination you are eyeing to travel to with ThirdHome?

Jamaica – with other ThirdHome friends.

What do you love most about your property with ThirdHome?

The entire experience: the staff, the surroundings, the service, the lodging.


How has ThirdHome changed the way you travel?

We do look at ThirdHome options when choosing our travels, especially as we are much more flexible with our travel. We enjoy being able to invite friends to share these travel experiences with us.

What is the nicest amenity you have encountered while staying at a ThirdHome property?

Full staff at the property.

How would you describe ThirdHome to a friend?

I describe it as the “Sotheby’s” of private, exclusive rentals [home exchanges] in the world.

What’s the most memorable restaurant you’ve eaten at during one of your trips?

Nelson’s Eye – best steak restaurant in Cape Town (casual but an icon in Cape Town)


Any travel tips for fellow members?

Go! Don’t wait!

What makes a ThirdHome stay so special?

We know that we will be staying at a well-cared for home and the owners have been very pleasant to work with.

Check out pictures from the Yaniv’s safari below:






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