Michael Bauche

The Carry-on Commando

The Art and War of Travelling Light Let’s face it  travelling (especially the actual travelling part) can be like navigating a war zone. Travel constantly puts you into situations where you may have no idea of how to respond. That to me, is one aspect of travel that makes it is so rewarding. To survive [...]

Has anyone been completely honest with you lately? I’m not talking about being polite and telling you that your breath is ripe, or your fly is undone. I’m talking about the blunt type of honesty that is like getting hit in the face with a cold, wet, dish rag. It’s when someone looks you directly [...]

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. Have [...]

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 [...]