Tag Archives: "house sitting"

6 Dec, 2017

2017 Housesitting Blog Competition FINALIST 7

Each year HouseSitMatch hosts a Blog Competition and this year our entries are better than ever; here we share the Housesitting Blog Competition Finalist 7 entry. Kelly Hayes-Raitt An American from California started housesitting as a way to change her life and pursue new horizons. Since then she has discovered a whole new lifestyle that […]

6 Dec, 2017

2017 Housesitting Blog Competition FINALIST 6

Each year HouseSitMatch hosts a Blog Competition and this year our entries are better than ever; here we share the Housesitting Blog Competition Finalist 6 entry. Andrew Redfern an Australian from Sydney started housesitting as a way to find a new neighbourhood where he and his partner would like to buy a house. That was […]

Housesitting Blog Competition Finalist 3
5 Dec, 2017

2017 Winner Housesitting Blog Competition

Each year HouseSitMatch hosts a Blog Competition and this year our entries are better than ever, here we share with you the Winner – Housesitting Blog Competition Finalist 3 – Anel and John Ryan have travelled across the world and found themselves caring for and protecting property and pets against not one but two hurricanes […]

Housesitting Blog Competition Finalist 2
5 Dec, 2017

2017 Housesitting Blog Competition FINALIST 2

Each year HouseSitMatch hosts a Blog Competition and this year our entries are better than ever. Here we share with you the Housesitting Blog Competition Finalist 2 Entry – Jacqueline and Glenn Lamb travel while they housesit around the world and tell us what they have learned about affordable travel and housesitting. In their blog […]

5 Dec, 2017

2017 Housesitting Blog Competition FINALIST 1

Each year HouseSitMatch hosts a Blog Competition and this year our entries are better than ever. Here we share with you the Housesitting Blog Competition Finalist 1 Entry – Angela Williams and her husband Frank travel while they housesit around the world and tell us what they have learned about housesitting. In her blog entry […]

Housesit gave us this view of Oxfordshire
28 Oct, 2017

Oxfordshire Housesit – Our first experience

Dianne and Mike decided to travel the world one housesit at a time. An Oxfordshire housesit was their first experience. As new home and pet owners themselves they felt fairly well prepare for their first housesitting experience, however, each new experience brings opportunities and challenge. Dianne is an accredited, professional travel agent since 1991, and […]

Harrogate housesitting
28 Sep, 2017

Harrogate housesitting for an Akita

When experienced housesitters Mike and Diane aka Travelloafers chose to apply for a Harrogate housesitting assignment on HouseSitMatch describing a resident ‘large dog’ that they’d be required to care for, they had no idea the fun that was in store for them. Read their blog to find out what happened when they met Rex!  HOUSESITTING […]

26 Aug, 2017

Petsit like a friend anywhere in the world – Beijing anyone?

Little did Katie know when moving to Beijing that she’d miss neighbours from home who petsit for her. Katie teaches in the Chinese capital and as an expat she loves learning about her host culture. To help establish her new home she adopted a cat, then faced the challenge of who might petsit or look after […]

Housesitters pose with their first petsitting charges Hudson the dog and K2 the cat
5 Aug, 2017

Long term travel and the leap of faith!

Long term travel has always preoccupied travel agents Dianne and Mike. This year they finally took the plunge, they sold everything, upped sticks in Canada leaving family and friends to travel slowly across the world. A life long dream of journeying to discover the world one country at a time through slow travel, and living […]