Category: Housesitting

Thoughts on Time Away

Date Posted: August 28, 2018
Posted in: Expat Life, Housesitting, Personal

Oh hello there, long lost blog! It’s been a while…but no apologies here. I’ve been busy moving around, celebrating major events with family and friends in different countries, and overall just not at all attached to this here lil ole blog.

See the thing is, doing anything for five years straight can make you feel a little run down. But doing an extensive amount of work for free for five years straight will certainly make you question your sanity! So, after five full years of blogging here, I took some time away.

Oh hello there, long lost blog! It's been a while...but no apologies here. I've been busy moving around, celebrating maj...

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How Does Housesitting Work? (2019 Update)

Date Posted: May 5, 2017
Posted in: Housesitting

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“Wait…How does housesitting work?” I get the question all the time, so I wrote this post to help y’all out! We started house and pet sitting in 2016 and continue to use and love this lifestyle.

Maybe you’re a homeowner and a pet parent or maybe you’re considering housesitting for yourself. Whatever the case, I hope this information helps you better understand the system.

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Housesitting in Ireland with TrustedHousesitters

Date Posted: March 27, 2017
Posted in: Expat Life, Housesitting, Personal

learn about the pitfalls of longterm housesitting in Ireland

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We’ve been in Ireland now for two months of house- and dogsitting. It’s been an adventure! Here’s a recap of the highs and lows, plus a hint of what’s to come. Housesitting in Ireland with TrustedHousesitters has been an incredible opportunity, but nothing is ever perfect!

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Housesitting in Southern France

Date Posted: January 18, 2017
Posted in: Housesitting, Travel Tales

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Southern France…it just sings of romance and beauty. Rolling hills covered with small vineyards, private yachts and fabulous beaches hugging the Mediterranean coast, tiny villages with traditional stone architecture and colorful wooden shutters on every window. Southern France is dreamy even in reality. And that’s why I leapt at the opportunity for housesitting in Southern France last month.

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The Expat Life…Moving On Again

Date Posted: January 3, 2017
Posted in: Expat Life, Housesitting

Another year, another adventure! We’re heading to a new destination this month because of a fantastic opportunity. As is common in the expat life, we’re moving somewhere new because we have itchy feet and we also see a new location as a fun new challenge.

Another year, another adventure! We're heading to a new destination this month because of a fantastic opportunity. As is...

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