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How To Find Cheap Accommodation In Europe

Are you looking for cheap accommodation while you’re traveling around Europe? There are loads of ways you can find cheap accommodation across the EU. It takes a bit of organization and research but it can be done. From working in hostels to activities as cheap and fun as camping, there are many alternative options to …

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How To Find Cheap Accommodation In Japan

 Are you traveling to Japan soon and wanting to find cheap accommodation before you go? Japan has some unique accommodation options that are worth knowing about before you fork out hundreds of dollars on hotels and the like.  It’s worth diving into the culture while you’re there, and you’d be surprised what Japan has to …

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Ways To Find Cheap Accommodation In New York City

Are you out here looking for cheap accommodation in one of the world’s most busiest and expensive city of New York? You can start by looking at which areas are cheaper than others. Brooklyn, Jersey City, Queens, and Newark are four areas located east and west of Lower Manhattan that offer significantly cheaper hotels. However, …

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How to Get Free Accommodation in Mexico

Have you been wanting to figure out how to get free accommodation in Mexico? Look no further. Here are a bunch of ways you can score free accommodation in a country that’s already fairly cheap when you compare its currency to the American standard.  There are a number of alternatives you can look at to …

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How to Find Cheap Accommodation in Italy

Are you planning a trip to Italy soon and looking to save on accommodation? It’s not impossible to score free accommodation while you’re over in Italy floating through the Venetian canals or the baroque cathedrals in Milan. In fact, you don’t have to fork out €120 a night to stay at some over-priced hotel. There …

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How to Find Cheap Accommodation in Hawaii

It can be hard to finding cheap accommodation in Hawaii, travelers are getting more and more creative in how they sustain themselves when traveling to the beautiful island, that is Hawaii.  There are loads of cheaper accommodation options you can take on for a small exchange of your time. These take a bit of organizing …

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My Six Years of House Sitting Experiences

House sitting has been the heart and soul of my incredible six-year adventure, taking me to 10 countries, 40 homes, and allowing me to care for over 45 animals. This unique journey as a professional house sitter has not only allowed me to travel the world but has also enriched my life in countless ways. …

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How To Become A Proofreader (Now You Can Work From Anywhere)

Would you like to explore the path to becoming a proofreader? If you’re keen on boosting your income and having the flexibility to work from anywhere, embarking on a career as a proofreader is an wonderful choice. Back in 2014, the original owner of Proofread Anywhere (Caitlin) managed to earn just over $43,000 as a …

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House Sitting in Argentina, Bolivia and Australia – House Sitting Stories With Crystal

Recently, we had a chat with Crystal, she has have house sat all arounds the world, including Bolivia, Argentina, Australia and The US. Find out how they landed they first house sit in beautiful Bolivia and where they will be heading next! Tell us a little bit about yourself – who are you, where are …

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How to Find Cheap or Free Accommodation in Australia

Accommodation, by far, is the largest expense you’ll have to budget for when traveling around Australia. A hostel, let alone a hotel, can cost up to $70 a night and if you’re lucky, you might get a room with only seven people. If you’re not someone who wants to be piled into a room full …

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Top Grey Nomad Bloggers to Follow

Are you looking for inspiration from seasoned adventurers, embracing wanderlust in their golden years? Look no further as we’ve put together a list of the best and most experienced senior digital nomadic bloggers that will walk you through everything you need to know before you leap into the second chapter of your life! From nomadic …

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Worldwide House Sitters – House Sitting Stories With Christine and John

Recently, we had a chat with Christine and John, they only just started house sitting since COVID and have completed an incredible 42 house sits! From the South of France to Colorado, they are living the dream. They are managing to book our their calendar according to places they want to go and family they …

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The Sporadic House Sitter – House Sitting Stories With Cathy Leeflang

Recently, we had a chat with Cathy. She has house sat in some incredible places including France and Panama (with many repeat assignments there). She house sits sporadically and has a home base in Florida with her own cats. We learn how she has built this incredible life which allows her to travel 6 months …

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Pros and Cons of Trusted House Sitters

With a name like Trusted House Sitters, you’d think it’s a pretty trustworthy site. But is it? Can you trust the house sitters and homeowners you connect with through this app? Keep reading as we discuss if you can trust the potential house sitters and homeowners you find on this platform. Is Trusted House Sitters …

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2023 House Sitting Statistics – House Sitting Data Trend + Insights Into House Sitting

Potential house sitters or anyone hiring one might be curious about the statistics for house sitting in 2023. Since house sitting is growing so quickly, it can be hard to find statistics, so we surveyed a community of over 60,000 house sitters and home owners.  Keep reading as we will discuss some frequently asked questions. …

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Quality of a Good House Sitting Site

Whether you’re a house sitter or a homeowner, you probably want to use a good house-sitting site. It can be nerve-wracking to set up a house-sitting arrangement. But a good website will put your mind at ease. We’ve collected a list of qualities to look for when choosing a house-sitting website. This will help you …

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13 Family Travel Bloggers

Your looking for some inspirational families that travel the globe? Your search ends here! We’ve put together 13 of the best family travel bloggers that will provide top destinations and essential tips and tricks for navigating any challenges you may face on your family travel adventures.  #1. Trekaroo :  This blog will provide you with …

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Best Van Life Blogs to Follow in 2023

Are you looking for some life van inspirations? Adopting the van life is a big decision! It warrants a drastically different experience from what people would typically consider as being ‘normal’.  So have you been thinking about embarking on a van life journey yourself, but are scared of what to expect? I tried van life …

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Is There A Free Trial For Trusted House Sitters?

Are you wondering if Trusted House Sitters does a free trial? You might be excited to start house-sitting, but you’re afraid to spend too much money on a new endeavor. While this makes sense, it is important to invest in yourself! While Trusted House Sitters for over 5 years I saved over $150,000 in living …

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House Sitting + Remote Work – Interview With Erica

Recently, we had a chat with Erica. She has house sat in some incredible places including Costa Rica, Santorini and is currently in Playa Del Carma, what a life!! She has figured out how to combine house sitting with her remote job (which allows her to work from anywhere). Below you’ll find out how she …

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How Do I Become a Housesitter in The Us?

House sitting is booming in popularity. You’ve even thought about trying it yourself. How do you become a professional house sitter? What is it like to house-sit in the United States? It can be confusing trying to get started as a house sitter, so I have put together a simple guide to establish yourself as …

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How Do I Prepare My House For A Housesitter?

You booked a vacation and hired a house sitter. Now what? There’s so much to get ready for! What should you do in preparation for a sitter?  What will they need? What should the house be like when they arrive? Is it possible to be too welcoming? You don’t want to be unwelcoming. How Do …

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7 Top Spots in Greece for Digital Nomads

Greece is a great place for anyone who loves the sand and the sea. If you can work completely online, then you should consider heading to Greece! Seriously consider it because it is becoming a popular digital nomad destination. Below you’ll find out the top spots in Greece for digital nomads. Why Do Digital Nomads …

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6 Top Spots in Costa Rica for Digital Nomads

The digital nomad lifestyle is perfect for people who love slow travel and exploring a place in-depth Costa Rica is a great place for digital nomads to live and work remotely. Located in Central America, it’s not too far from the United States. And it’s quite affordable compared to many major cities in the US. …

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Pro And Cons Of Tiny House Living

Are you thinking about downsizing your living space? Tiny houses are gaining popularity as a way to simplify your life. But before you make the big move, it’s important to consider the pros and cons of tiny house living. This blog post will explore both sides to help you decide if this lifestyle suits you. …

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What Should You Not Do When House Sitting?

You’re excited to start house-sitting, but you still have a lot of questions. You think you understand your expectations. You also know you might be faced with a situation that you haven’t prepared for. What do you do when a surprise happens? Is there anything you should never do no matter what? While it’s pretty …

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House Sitting in Turkey, Crete to Even Botswana! Interview With Maureen

Recently, we had a chat with Maureen. She has been house sitting in some incredible places including Turkey, Crete, Germany, all over England and Scotland, France, and Botswana. Below you’ll find out how Maureen become a house sitter and where she will be heading next! Tell us a little bit about yourself – who are …

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Do You Sleep at the House When House Sitting?

You want to start house-sitting but have a few questions. You want to get as much information as possible before getting started. Fortunately, we’re here to answer a lot of your most-asked questions! If you’re curious about where to sleep when house-sitting, we’ve got you covered. Do you sleep at the client’s house? Or can …

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Packing List for House Sitting

You’re getting ready for a house sit and you don’t know what to pack. Maybe it’s your first house-sitting gig. Maybe it’s just the first time you’ll be sitting for more than a couple of days. No matter why you’re unsure about a packing list, we’ve got you covered. This article will discuss the items …

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What Food Do You Leave for Your House Sitters?

You hired your first house sitter and are nervous about preparing for them. But you might be wondering if you need to leave food for the house sitter or not? f You want them to be comfortable. You want this to be a positive experience. It would be great if this house sitter would come …

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Can You Have Guests While House Sitting

You’re getting into house sitting because it seems like a great gig! As a new house sitter, you have a lot of questions. Can you have guests over at a customer’s house? It would be awesome to have friends come visit while you’re on the job. Follow some basic house sitter guidelines to enjoy your …

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How to Start House Sitting? A Guide for Beginners

Maybe you’ve heard a lot about house-sitting. Maybe you don’t know anything about it. Either way, you may be wondering if house-sitting is a great way to travel for free. House-sitting is a great way to make some extra money, especially if you enjoy traveling. Staying at homes will decrease travel costs since you won’t …

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How to Register for House Sitting (In 3 Simple Steps)

You’ve heard a lot of good things about full time house sitting. And you want to get in on the excitement! But where do you even start? There are so many house sitting platforms. Which ones are reliable? Which ones are worth it? And when you do find a good platform, how do you actually …

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How To Find House Sitting Assignments in 2023 (4 Simple Ways)

You want to try house sitting but aren’t exactly sure where to start. With so many house-sitting platforms, it can be tricky to pick one. What if I signed up and still can’t find any good assignments? In this article, we’ll share everything you need to know to get started. After reading this, you’ll be …

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House Sitting in Europe: 5 Easy Tips to Getting Started Now!

Looking to have some unique memories through travel experiences? You have to try house sitting in Europe! Make those travel plans a reality in the most beautiful places on earth! The French countryside drinking wine or deep in a metropolis like Berlin. Getting a housesitting job in Europe is easier than you think. Read further …

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House Sitting in Scotland, The UK and Europe – Interview With Sara

Recently, we had a chat with Sara who is originally from New Zealand (a place we love!). However Sara has been living in Scotland for almost a year house sitting! Find out how she got started and how she has managed to book over 10 house sits for the coming year! Tell us a little …

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House Sitting in Canada, Mexico and Colombia – Interview With Rebecca

Recently, we had a chat with Rebecca. After completing over 50 pet sits in Canada, Rebecca decided to become a travelling house sitter. She has now cared for homes in Mexico and Colombia! Below you’ll learn how Rebecca began her house-sitting adventure and how she landed a EPIC house sits in Mexico and Colombia Tell …

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Starting Her House-Sitting Adventure – Interview with Erika

Recently, we had a chat with Erika. After not finding her job fulfilling Erika and her husband were looking for something new. Both being avid traveler hackers, they were excited to discover house-sitting! Below you’ll learn how Erika began her house-sitting adventure and how she landed a EPIC house sits in San Fransico and London! …

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Not Sure Where You Want to House Sit? Here is How to Find Inspiration!

So you want to do some house sitting, but are you not sure where to go? I’ll show you how to use the filters on a house-sitting site to find the perfect house sit!  Search By Date Or Duration If you’re available for certain dates, the whole summer, or maybe during the Christmas holidays, you …

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50+ House Sits Around The World- Interview with Marjie and Tony

Recently, we had a chat with house-sitting couple Marjie and Tony. They have done over 50 house sits worldwide from Thailand to Belize We learn about their 5-month house sit in Portgual and 8 months of touring Australia while house sitting! Let’s jump into it and find out where they are heading next Tell us …

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How to Use Filters on Trusted House Sitters

You just paid your annual membership fee for the first time. You’re so excited to use Trusted House Sitters and find house sitting jobs! But how do you find jobs? Can you find jobs that meet your needs? We are going to explain how to use filters on Trusted House Sitters. This will allow you …

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How to Set Up Alerts on Trusted House Sitters (3 Simple Steps + Video)

Want to increase your chances of getting house sits? With this number one tip, you’ll be the first application homeowners see. This makes it more likely that they’ll reach out to you for an interview! How Do You Set Up Alerts On Trusted House Sitters? (With Video) I think setting up alerts is one of …

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12 Best International House Swapping Websites (Save BIG On Expenses)

You want to try house swapping? But you don’t know which website to use. There are so many to choose from and you don’t want to pick the wrong one! We’ll show you our favorite international house swap websites so you can make an informed decision. After reading this article, you’ll be ready to start …

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Cheapest Places To Live In Italy (21 Cities to Consider)

Want to know how to affordably live in Italy? Some cities in Europe can be really expensive! But Italy is an affordable country with some of the most beautiful cities. But you need to know how to maintain quality of life on a budget. Let’s talk about budget-friendly cities in Italy. What Are The Cheapest …

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Is It Necessary to Stay Overnight for House Sitting?

You want to start a house-sitting, but don’t want to sleep in a stranger’s house. Can you even house-sit for people if you go to your own home at bedtime? In this article, we’ll explore whether you have to stay overnight. Is It Necessary to Stay Overnight for House Sitting? It is not necessary to …

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Pros and Cons of Retiring in Portugal

You’re considering retiring in Portugal. It’s a popular place to retire. But will it work for you? Lets find out what makes Portugal an appealing place to retire. We also look at the negatives. You’ll soon be able to make an informed decision about retiring there! Pros of Retiring in Portugal Non-EU citizens can easily …

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18 Pros and Cons of Retiring in France

Do you dream of living abroad when you retire? Maybe you’re considering retiring in France. There are a lot of reasons why the French life would be great for a retiree. To learn all about the pros and cons of retiring in France, keep reading this article. Pros of Retiring in France Healthcare French healthcare …

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House Sitting in Around The World – Susan From Australia

Recently, we had a chat with Susan. Susan and her husband Gordan have been house sitting around the world! They have house sat in Cyprus, France, Italy, Bulgaria and the Greek Islands! Below you find out about their adventures in Bulgaria and the Greek Island. Susan provides some wonderful advice for getting started and the …

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10 Pros and Cons of House Sitting (These Might Suprise You)

Want to know the pros and cons of house-sitting? House-sitting is an incredible lifestyle but its has does have some cons. So below we list them all for you! The 10 Pros Of House Sitting Let us see why house sitting can be a very beneficial and life-changing experience. Make sure you read until the …

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