As traveling housesitters, we experience the world one sit at a time. We love the idea of slow travel and the immersive experience it gives us. When we stay in real homes, we experience a destination more like locals and avoid the rush of traditional tourism.
There are many platforms to explore to begin an adventure in housesitting. Some people want to housesit just for a particular holiday. Others, like us, end up leaving our traditional homes behind to full time traveling housesitters. We primarily use TrustedHousesitters . If you use our link, you will receive a discount on your membership, and we’ll get a couple of months free as well.
Here are some of our latest blog posts about how we experience the world through slow travel.
And then housesitting became amazing!
Our first actual sit reinforced our idea that this was absolutely the right decision. What follows is an account of a perfect housesit. When we met Oscar, housesitting became amazing. The perfect housesit goes as follows: 1. Write an application message to an advertised sit 2. Have a brief video chat with each other to… Read more
COVID Strikes & TrustedHousesitters Insurance Fine Print Snafu
When we started house sitting, our first ever sit was cancelled. We had opted for a Premium Membership and figured we could use the TrustedHousesitters Insurance. We would get compensated for the accommodation we then needed. Here’s how it went. We arrived in the UK a few days before our first sit. A few days… Read more
Three months ago, my husband and I packed up everything and headed for our first ever housesitting assignment in the UK. What an introduction to a new way of life! We did some research and joined a worldwide house and pet sitting community. Having paid our dues to have our identity verified and insurance provided,… Read more
The Traveling Housesitter Lifestyle
You don’t have to want to travel full time to enjoy or posts. We give our impressions and ideas for destinations whether you are going for a short trip or a full-time nomadic experience. Few people choose to housesit full-time.
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