For the last 4-5 years, Darcy and I have been traveling together. Before this, I spent a few years traveling solo. I thought this section could be important to anyone who was going to bring a Significant Other, a friend, or a kid/parent. By and large, most people tend to travel alone, and pick up partners along the way if they’re going to the same … Continue reading Traveling Alone or Bringing a Partner
Part 4 of an ongoing series The most important part about the house sit, beside the pets, is the house. No-brainer, I know. However, since it’s an important topic, I might as well write about it. (Someone asked me why I write about house sitting, if all I’ll do is tell more people how to house sit, and lose out on possible jobs myself. First, … Continue reading House-sitting: The House
Part 3 of an ongoing series In the last post, I briefly touched on choosing where to go. In this post I’ll continue that idea and talk about how to choose a homeowner. Choosing where to go is nearly 100% up to you. I say nearly, because of course, house sitting isn’t available in every country, or every city. I have talked to people who … Continue reading House-sitting: Choosing Where and Which Owners
Part 2 of an ongoing series When I was at this point, the questions started to flood in. How do I get started? Where do I go? Do I need reviews? The easiest way to get started is by starting where you live. Put out a Facebook post, or an Instagram post. Better yet, respond to people looking for a house sit. The people that … Continue reading House-sitting: Your Description – Sell yourself!
Part 1 of an ongoing series I know this is a website for a writer, but I’m also a housesitter/traveler. As I’ve traveled, I post about the main way my girlfriend, Darcy, and I stay for free and how we chose our next place. The biggest thing I get asked (and it’s not that often, I won’t lie. But once every nine days, or so.) … Continue reading House-sitting: The how, where, and why