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Last updated at 11:32 BST, Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Couch surfing

A man sleeping on a couch

Where am I..?

Kate and Rebecca discuss the growing trend of couch surfing, when you sleep on a stranger's sofa free of charge. It's certainly cheaper than a hotel but would you do it? Kate and Rebecca discuss the pros and cons.

This week's question:

Which city is currently the most popular destination for couch surfing? Is it:

a) London
b) New York
c) Paris

Listen out for the answer in the programme!

*If you decide to try couch surfing, please look after your personal safety.

Listen to the programme

Couch surfing

Vocabulary from the programme


a sofa or long soft seat on which more than one person can sit

surfing the web

the activity of visiting lots of different websites


a reason for doing something


people who have guests in their house


an adjective used to describe something which is very exciting and interesting, making you want to do it