“Working twenty-five hours a week for room and board? Are you crazy?” That is the comment we often hear from friends when we first begin telling them about our experiences with Workaways. However, after we explain that we do it to learn a new skill, to experience a new area, to ‘give back’, and that […]
Ok you have decided to take the plunge and house sit overseas. Congratulations, the hardest part of any journey is making the decision and taking that first step. However, before you accept that dream house sitting assignment and jet off halfway around the globe. There is a critical question that needs to be asked.
After spending hundreds of hours doing research on house sitting platforms, I have seen many house sitting profiles that quite frankly suck! Take this one for example……. It’s titled ‘I’m Your Guy’ and goes on to give you his name, where he comes from and that he’s single. The accompanying photograph shows an attractive male, […]
What’s the deal with house sitters? Listening to some of their stories you might think they actually enjoy pain and suffering. You have heard the stories, or even have one of your own. You know, the ones about arriving at a house sit only to find the place to be a disgusting, insect ridden, pig […]
Want to pursue your passion for travel, retire early, linger longer and live like a local? Discover why house sitting is the ultimate way to travel. You may have heard of house sitting before. You or your teenager may have even looked after the neighbor’s cat when they went away last year. However there is a […]