Category Archives for "House sitting"

A Dream and a Purpose

house sitting a life purpose

A couple of puppeteers and jugglers from Madrid dreaming “out of the box” to create a house sitting lifestyle. In 2011 we created the puppet and circus company Naranjarte, and performed around Spain and all over Europe for six years. However, with an increasing crisis in our country, we realized that we needed a “Plan […]

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Nomadic Retirement Travel Ideas

Nomadic Retirement House Sitting

Our Workaway and House Sit Adventures in the UKMy husband and I are academia dropouts. We retired from teaching at Tarleton State University in Texas in May 2017, sold our house and most of our stuff, put the remnants in storage, and now travel full time. We spent November to March 2018 house sitting in […]

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Your Favorite Cities for House Sitting at Christmas

home sitting christmas cities

Christmas and New Year are the busiest times of the year for house sitting as people all over the world travel to visit family, take vacations, go skiing, or simply take advantage of the long public holidays to travel abroad. In Australia (one of the most popular home sitting countries), it’s the height of summer, […]

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House Sitting With Horses

horse sitting

Do you have what it takes to care for horses on a house sit? I haven’t done a lot of house sitting with horses – just one horse for six days in Suffolk, UK – but I am an ex-horse owner. My own experience of owning horses means I can see the potential issues that […]

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10 Fascinating Reptile Facts for Pet Sitters

Reptile Facts for House Sitters

ExoticDirect pet insurance (UK) have collected ten of the most fascinating facts about reptiles, so if you’ve ever had a pet sitting assignment looking after reptiles, or you’re thinking about pet sitting for a snake, lizard or other reptile, this will be an interesting read. 1.  There are four main reptile groups These are the […]

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House Sitting – Expect the Unexpected

House Sitting Guidelines - Be Prepared for your house sit

House Sitting Preparation To Ensure Your Next House Sit Is Plain Sailing Every house sitter hopes each assignment runs smoothly and is only eventful in a positive way. Most of the time they are, but every now and then something goes wrong. Whether it is something that happens to the pets, the house, or even […]

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