Category Archives for "Lifestyle"

How to Quickly Get Rid of Jet Lag

How to get rid of jet lag

Changing time zones can wreak havoc on your sleep cycle. The body runs on regular circadian rhythms to help you start to feel tired and wake up at the right time.  An hour or two difference in time zones can make a bigger difference than you think. Full time international house sitters suffer from jet […]

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Declutter Your Life – The Art of Downsizing

Declutter Your Life

“You must be rich… you both retired in your 40’s and you’re constantly traveling all over the world. How the hell can you afford such a lifestyle?!?” My wife and I have been asked this many times in the past few years and here’s the answer: Downsizing. The old adage is true – you might […]

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5 Tips to Help You Sleep When Flying with a Budget Airline

Flying with budget airlines

Traveling is an excellent pastime, especially for older adults, and international house sitters may find themselves in the air often as they travel from one house sit to the next. Now, with the cost of flying ever increasing, more and more passengers are choosing to fly with budget airlines. While flying with budget airlines may […]

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How To Keep Fit While Traveling

Keeping Fit on the road

Keeping fit on the road requires foresight and flexibility, but with a few simple ideas and tools up your sleeve, it can certainly be done. There are endless options for exercises that require little or no equipment. There are also so many ways that you can get creative and keep an active lifestyle at the […]

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Connecting With Like-Minded People While Traveling

making friends on the road

Until recently, traveling didn’t contribute to my zest for friendships. I’ve always been very social, but our trips were filled with non-stop activities – meeting new people and making friends wasn’t something I considered. That doesn’t mean I was unfriendly. It’s just that my interactions tended to be short and sweet with no further communication. […]

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