Getting to Yes with Housesitting
New to housesitting? Here are some tips on what to ask before getting to yes.
Housesitting in Yorkshire
We are currently doing a house sit in North Yorkshire in England. It’s been a nice adjustment from very busy London to the English countryside. One of the things we were most excited about for this sit was to have pets again.
My Housesitting Guide, Part 2
If you missed part 1 of my housesitting tips, you can find it here. Let’s do this! Okay, so you’ve decided housesitting is for you. Time to sign up for a membership, get your profile set up, and start contacting owners. We have a discount code for Trusted House Sitters! It’s 1dad1kid. If you are joining as a sitter, you get 20% off the membership fee. Homeowners get 3 months free. [Editor’s note: We have not and will not...
My Housesitting Guide
This is part 1 of a series on housesitting and was updated on September 14, 2016. Make sure to read part 2. I have been getting a lot of questions about housesitting lately, so I figured I’d do a post with my tips, experiences, information on which sites I use, etc. Why housesit? Housesitting offers many positive benefits. Here are just some of them. “Free” accommodation. This is one of the biggest benefits. We saved a ton...
The many faces of Morocco
We’ve been in Morocco for over two weeks so far. We’re currently ensconced in our lovely home on an oasis in the middle of the desert just outside of the small town of Guelmim, and we’ll be here for about 2 months. We’re doing a housesit for a Swedish expat couple. We’re taking care of their home, garden, dog, and some chickens and rabbits. While getting to Morocco was an adventure in its own right, I...
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