Category Archives for "Australia"

House sitting in Sydney – Discover Sydney on a budget

House Sitting in Sydney

Find out how to discover Sydney on a budgetSydney is Australia’s oldest and largest settlement. The capital of New South Wales is consistently ranked among the world’s most liveable cities and is home to a number of must-see attractions. All travellers and house sitters visiting Australia should put Sydney on their bucket list. However, experiencing this […]

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Aussie House Sitters In-depth Review

AussieHouseSitters Website

An in-depth review of Aussie House SittersThis is the first in a series of in-depth house sitting website reviews that cover the user experience, and highlight the pros, cons and usability of each site.Aussie House Sitters are part of a group of country-based house sit platforms.  The Australian, New Zealand, Canadian, USA and UK sites all […]

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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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Getting around Australia while house sitting

Getting around australia on house sits

Until you spend time driving from A to B, it’s hard to understand just how big the “Land Down Under” really is, let alone appreciate the difficulties you might face getting around while house sitting in Australia. My first trip to the land that was to eventually become my home was over the northern winter of […]

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House Sitting in Tasmania, Australia

House Sitting in Tasmania - Cradle Mountain

Sometime in early March 2016, my husband Andrew and I decided it was time for a complete life change. We each had our own businesses on the South Coast of NSW, Australia. Andrew’s required a factory space, expensive machinery and big material outlays each month. This always equated to a lot of stress! We had always been […]

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