Tag Archives: "Green-Travel"

Three members of the HouseSitMatch team pose for a selfie at the World Travel Market
7 Jul, 2015

House-sitting Intern Discovers Affordable Travel

House-sitting as a means of Affordable Travel I have travelled the world as a student, camping, back-packing and youth hosteling, latterly discovering house-sitting as a green and affordable way to travel.Then in my final year at Uni I joined HouseSitMatch.com a new ‘start-up’ as their first intern, and that’s when I really began to discover […]

17 May, 2015

House-Sitting and Sustainable Travel

What is Sustainable Travel? Is house-sitting sustainable or green travel? Sustainable and responsible tourism is a phrase that has become very popular in the past few years. But why has it become such a big issue? And how is house-sitting related? It’s estimated that 7 out of 10 people in the UK take a short […]

16 May, 2015

Community-based Tourism and House-sitting

Tourism Concern, our new partner, who share similar values to us regarding sustainable, green and ethical travel, explain the advantages of community-based tourism and the benefits, through many examples of their work. We hope you enjoy this article especially written for us by Polly Pattullo. [divider] Tourism is no longer a dirty word in Mae […]

19 Jan, 2014

House-Sitting Australia – Travel Top Ten Tips

Travel Tips for house-sitting Australia If you’re not an Ozzie and you’re headed to Australia on your career break, you’re not alone! It’s one of the most popular destinations to travel to – partly due to it being easy to work there (thank you working holiday visa) and partly because of the sunshine! Here are […]