Category Archives: "House-Sit"

sea view beyond rooftops of Greek island homes
14 May, 2024

Experience Europe Like a Local by Housesitting

As a would be traveller into affordable travel you might be considering ways to experience Europe like a local. Housesitters all over the world have discovered this wonderful secret of exchanging their services as pet and house minders in exchange for free accommodation in a home. It’s a win win! Read on to learn more […]

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23 Apr, 2024

Sabbatical housesitting – 7 Top Tips

People come to housesitting at different times of life. Sabbatical housesitting becomes an opportunity many people consider at a mid point or later in their career. Read on to learn more about housesitting while on sabbatical and the sabbatical homes you could stay in. Sabbatical Housesitting and How to Get Started Photo by Ryutaro Tsukata What […]

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11 Apr, 2024

Why Housesit? How Will I Benefit?

Whatever your reason for asking the question ‘Why housesit’ and even approaching the idea of housesitting read this article. In this piece we offer a large variety of great reasons that our housesitters have given us over the years about why they choose to housesit again and again. Why housesit? What are the advantages for […]

My own writing retreat!
30 Jan, 2024

Create a Free Writing Retreat: 9 Ways House Sitting Helps!

Recognized journalist and award-winning writer Kelly Hayes-Raitt shares her secrets for creating the perfect writing retreat that inspires her and earns her unexpected income. As a housesitter she has found inspiration and stimulation from many countries that she has visited and a wide variety of home environments where she has housesat and cared for pets. […]

8 Dec, 2023

9 Fun Things To Do While House Sitting in Toulouse

Kelly Hayes-Raitt has spent the past 13 holiday seasons house sitting in different cultures. Here are her favorite things to do while house sitting in Toulouse at Christmas. 9 Fun Things To Do While House Sitting in Toulouse By Kelly Hayes-Raitt The holidays can be a lonely time for house sitters who are far from […]