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Handling family events and emergencies

how to keep in touch with family when traveling

As full-time international house sitters, meeting other house sitters while travelling the world is a definite highlight of our nomad lifestyle. During these meetings, one topic of conversation that frequently comes up is how we all deal with family back home. The scenario almost always seems to involve ageing parents requiring increasing care. It’s probably […]

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House Sitting in Darwin Australia

house sitting in Darwin Australia

Surviving heat, storms, cyclones & snakes!Landing in November, to begin house sitting in Darwin, Australia, the first thing that strikes us is the heat. It is just after midnight and the temperature is still in the high 20’s (greater than 80F). Having come from Sydney where the midday temperature was almost half of Darwin’s midnight reading, […]

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