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house sitting worldwide
20 Dec, 2018

2018 House sitting worldwide – Blog Competition Entry 4

Entry number 4 in the 2018 Housesitting Blog Competition, run annually by HouseSitMatch, comes from Glen and Jacqueline Lamb. As international house sitters Glen and Jacqueline travevl around the world from one housesit to another. Read on to discover their take on how house sitting worldwide enables authentic travel. DON’T FORGET TO VOTE – FIND […]

20 Dec, 2018

2018 House sitting to travel – Blog Competition – Entry 3

Entry number 3 into the 2018 Housesitting Blog Competition, run annually by HouseSitMatch, comes from Sandra Gurvis. Sandra started house sitting to travel out of necessity and now believes it surpasses conventional travel. Read on to discover how and why she believes housesitting creates authentic travel experiences for the traveller.  DON’T FORGET TO VOTE – FIND […]

20 Dec, 2018

2018 House sitting travellers – Blog Competition Entry 2

Entry number 2 into the 2018 Housesitting Blog Competition, run annually by HouseSitMatch, comes from Kath Perreault who travels by house sitting around the world. Read on to discover how and why she extols the benefits of housesitting and how it creates authentic travel experiences.  DON’T FORGET TO VOTE – FIND BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF […]

housesitting family
20 Dec, 2018

2018 Family House sitting -Blog Competition Entry 1

Our first entry into the 2018 Housesitting Blog Competition, run annually by HouseSitMatch, comes from the family Hamner house sitting their way around the world. Read on to discover their take on how housesitting enables authentic travel. DON’T FORGET TO VOTE – FIND BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS BLOG POST. Only one vote per email […]

housesitting in their sixties
10 Oct, 2018

Housesitting in our sixties – Discovering a new lifestyle

June and Mark Spindloe a semi-retired couple tell us about ‘Housesitting in our sixties’. They describe housesitting as a natural step after years of parenting, working and traveling to visit with family across the world. Becoming location independent and exchanging skills in pet and home care was an easy step to take in order to […]

housesitting Algarve
6 Aug, 2018

Top 10 things to do when Housesitting Algarve properties

Housesitting Algarve properties affords the housesitter a great opportunity to enjoy a unique European destination. The Algarve has both an ancient and modern cultural heritage which you can enjoy while paying little or nothing for accommodation if you housesit. In recent years, the Algarve has received significant attention after a long period of recession. It’s […]

Dog minding
24 Jul, 2018

Dog Minding

Dog minding the term focuses on caring for a pet dog or dogs on a temporary basis on behalf of the dog owner. There are many other ways of describing dog minding as an activity. The term covers work and play related to dog sitting, pet sitting, dog walking, puppy sitting or dog pet minding. […]

grey gap year
10 Jun, 2018

‘Grey gap year’ – House sitting over 50

We are often asked at HouseSit Match what are the chances of being selected as house sitters if your house sitting over 50, some even declare they are trying a grey gap year! We always say the chances of securing a house sit are very good indeed, this is true. Not only is the trend […]