Category Archives: "House-Sit"

View of the Sydney harbour bridge from Milsons Point Sydney
18 Feb, 2023

Sydney, Australia – Spectacular Spectacular!

There is so much to absorb on a first visit to Sydney, Australia – the views, the sunshine, the food, the stunning architecture. Fortunately, even on a short visit you can enjoy the city from many angles for free!  Many residents and visitors often complain about how expensive it is to live in Sydney, so […]

Infinity pool at the villa in Costa Rica
12 Feb, 2023

House-sitting in Costa Rica

House-sitting Costa Rica was one possible option discovered by accident when searching online that became a reality for a young American couple. After a strenuous commercial period in running a business Tim and Kristie decide to take time out to enjoy a belated honeymoon in a tropical paradise. Housesitting seemed like a great idea. Here’s […]

housesitting retiree
5 Dec, 2022

Housesitting retiree Bragi lives in other people’s homes

From time to time we are fortunate to secure some press exposure for our housesitting service in the media. We are delighted to share this press interview with our housesitting retiree Bragi Jónsson who has been housesitting with us for some years now. Read on to capture the spirit of the article in our translation […]

first housesitting experience
8 Nov, 2022

My first housesitting experience

In this 2022 Housesit Match Blog Competition entry by Annette Foster you will learn about the first housesitting experience of a single empty nester ready for travel. During her petsitting assignments Annette learned that she loved affordable travel by petsitting and reignited her love of animals. Read on to learn how she cared for pets […]

fun house and petsitting
7 Nov, 2022

Fun house and pet sitting experiences

In this 2022 Housesit Match Blog Competition entry by Tiera St Claire  you will learn about the experience of the fun house and pet sitting experiences of a retired pet lover. During her petsitting assignments she has drawn great pleasure from the pets and the locations where she cares for them. Read on to learn […]

housesitting near Windsor
6 Nov, 2022

Housesitting near Windsor – Planes, parakeets and missing chickens

In this 2022 Housesit Match Blog Competition entry by June Spindloe you will learn about the experience of a couple housesitting in Windsor, England. During this petsitting assignment they learned how to housesit near a river. Read on to learn how they cared for cats and chickens while coping with the various flying creatures natural […]

housesitting a menagerie
3 Nov, 2022

Housesitting a menagerie

In this 2022 Housesit Match Blog Competition entry by Anel Ryan you will learn about the experience of two sitters housesitting a menagerie in Mexico. Read on to learn how they cared for a wide range of pets in a beautiful ranch in Chapala Mexico. The theme of this year’s blog competition was ‘Tell us […]

how to get started as a housesitter
27 Oct, 2022

How to get started as a housesitter – 11 Top Tips

Have you been considering housesitting as a way to travel and live affordably? Then read this blog. In this article experienced housesitter and petsitter Kelly Hayes-Raitt offers her experience and 11 top tips on how to get started as a housesitter. Read on to learn more. Top 11 Tips – How to get started as […]

dogsitters, housesitters, pet sitters
8 Sep, 2022

House-Sitting – To Pay or Not To Pay

In house sitting circles to pay or not to pay for house sitters is a hotly debated issue. At HouseSit Match we promote free housesitting, as an exchange of services, free pet and housesitting for free accommodation. Read on to learn both sides of the argument and why we are on team free house-sitting. Free […]