Category Archives for "House sitting"

Staycations & House Sitting Go Hand-in-Hand

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Many people overlook what’s right in their backyard. They forget to check out all the great things their home town, and surrounding areas, have to offer. Trying to save money? Want to avoid the stress of travelling? Can’t travel because of health concerns? Your boss won’t give you a couple weeks off work? What you […]

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House sitting in Shanghai, China

House Sitting in Shanghai - China Map

Interview with Liz and Josh of PeanutsorPretzels Intro by Vanessa Anderson We had hoped to house sit our way around China, but only found a couple of opportunities in Shanghai and Ningbo. Unfortunately these assignments didn’t fit with our plans. No house sitting in Shanghai for us, or anywhere else at this stage. We did […]

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From house sitting to farm sitting

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House sitting for free, to farm sitting for profitThe fascinating thing about life is that sometimes, one seemingly minor decision can have an enormous impact on your lifestyle, the people you meet, the things you do and the places you see. When the last dairy goat farmer within traveling distance of my south eastern Queensland (Australia) […]

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Do I need a house sitting agreement?

House sitting agreements - a matter of trust

There’s a lot of talk about house sitting being a “trust based community” as part of the “sharing economy”. So we’ve always been a little bemused that most of the international house sitting platforms recommend and offer downloads of “house sitting agreements” – we thought we’d look into why. We have our own house sitting agreement […]

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