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1 year of full-time travel, what have I spent?
5 months ago

1 year of full-time travel, what have I spent?

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Well, well, well. Here we are. 1 entire year of travel. I’m currently shacked up in a beautiful family home in the cozy Sydney suburb of Lane Cove, looking after yet …
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11 revelations from a nomadic year travelling Australia.
5 months ago

11 revelations from a nomadic year travelling Australia.

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The date was April 6, 2017; the day was a Thursday; the destination was Melbourne, and the distance wasn’t very far. From unassuming beginnings, paying the measly TigerAir fee to …
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Budget Accommodation
6 months ago

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Budget Accommodation

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You’re planning a trip. Exciting! Time to piece together something that resembles a travel budget. Flights, check. Activities, organised. Transport, sorted. Then we get to the pricey matter of where you’ll …
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9 months of full-time travel, what have I spent?
7 months ago

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

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Great work team, we’ve busted through nine months of full-time travel! I’m currently relaxing in a log cabin in the middle of the majestic Grampians National Park in country Victoria; …
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The Festive Period is the puuuurfect time to start House Sitting
9 months 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?
12 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?
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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