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The Festive Period is the puuuurfect time to start House Sitting
6 days ago

The Festive Period is the puuuurfect time to start House Sitting

I’ve been told (on more than one occasion) that I make house sitting sound remarkably easy. Well, there’s a reason for that, it really isn’t that hard! Once you get …
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6 months of full-time travel, what have I spent?
2 months ago

6 months of full-time travel, what have I spent?

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This time 12 months ago I had just told my old boss that I was leaving, my first ever house-sit was coming to an end, and I was preparing for …
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3 months of full-time travel, what have I spent?
6 months ago

3 months of full-time travel, what have I spent?

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I’ve been on the road for a whole three months. Three months! Where the flip did that go? Who’d have thought after years contemplating my corporate existence, I would find …
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The House Sitting Process Explained
9 months ago

The House Sitting Process Explained

Unlike the other forms of house sharing, like Airbnb or Couchsurfing, house sitting requires you to plan for the sit, while also taking on more responsibility than merely just staying …
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The Top 5 Benefits of House Sitting
9 months ago

The Top 5 Benefits of House Sitting

Since first trying my hand at house sitting in mid-2016, I’ve fallen in love with the concept and now regularly incorporate it into my travel plans. While a hefty smattering …
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About West
9 months ago

About West

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Oh hey. When did you sneak in?

Enough of the suspicion, let me introduce myself. I’m Josh West… from the travel blog Trekking West. See the connection there, eh? Yeah. …
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Is House Sitting Right For You?
9 months ago

Is House Sitting Right For You?

The lure of ‘free accommodation’ is enough to entice even the most extravagant of jet-setters. House sitting has become a ‘go-to’ for many thrifty holidaymakers who save big while taking …
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