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House Sitting

Reflecting on my most fulfilling year
5 months ago

Reflecting on my most fulfilling year

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I sit here in a cushioned alcove overlooking the lakeside village of Åre, Sweden after surviving (and I honestly mean surviving) my first three days of snowboarding. I’ve somersaulted on …
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Budget Accommodation
1 year 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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The Festive Period is the puuuurfect time to start House Sitting
1 year 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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The House Sitting Process Explained
2 years 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
2 years 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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Is House Sitting Right For You?
2 years 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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