Category Archives: "House-Sitting"

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 petsitting 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 how […]

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 […]

love petsitting
6 Nov, 2022

Love petsitting – It was love at first lick

This is our 2022 Housesit Match Blog Competition Winner, written by Kelly Hayes-Raitt relays her experience as an American professional woman housesitting in Mexico. Through this first housesit assignment and subsequent returns, she discovers her love of petsitting. Read on to learn how she cared for a dog called ChaCha in Ajijic, Mexico. The theme of […]

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 […]

chicken sitters
3 Nov, 2022

How to be good chicken sitters while housesitting

In this 2022 Housesit Match Competition Runner Up blog by Robert Bull you will learn about the experience of two intrepid chicken sitters. Read on to learn how they cared for a whole chicken coup and saved two chickens who didn’t make the pecking order. 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 […]

how to travel on a budget
1 Oct, 2022

How to travel on a budget – A housesitter’s tips

If you love travel but fear the cost, read on. In this article we offer you a housesitter’s tips on how to travel on a budget, even in these straightened times. Here’s how to travel on a budget – Yes, still possible With the cost of living crisis and an economy in turmoil you might […]


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