Category Archives for "Lifestyle"

Repositioning Cruises – Low Cost Cruising Between Sits

repositioning cruises

On the whole, international house sitters love finding new ways to travel and explore the world between their house sits. That often involves researching ways to travel between our house sits in a cost effective way – this can make or break a decision to take a house sit, especially if the dates fall in […]

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Travel Coloring Books For Adults!

Travel coloring books for adults

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been seeing more and more adult coloring books in airport shops as we travel the world between house sits. It’s a craze that seems to have taken the world by storm! But as of yet, I haven’t seen any travel coloring books! According to Jorge Ribas of The […]

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Staycations & House Sitting Go Hand-in-Hand

staycations house sitting

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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How to Save Money on Flights with SkipLagged

Save money on flights with SkipLagged

We’re going to take a quick look at how you can save money on flights with SkipLagged. A fantastic flight search tool which offers extra options that you won’t find on regular search websites like Expedia, Kayak and Skyscanner. What is “short checking” I first came across this concept in 2011, almost by accident, and […]

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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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Sell all your stuff

sell all you stuff

An interview with Al and Shelly McCullough Vanessa recently took the opportunity to ask Al and Shelly McCullough of a few questions about their nomadic, minimalist lifestyle. In 2014, Al and Shelly sold most of what they owned in Canada and headed for Panama. We found out how they dealt with the transition, how […]

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