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sleep at night
2 Sep, 2020

Top Tips to Improve How You Sleep at Night

Whether you are in your own home or travelling as a housesitter, it can be challenging to sleep at night. Here are some top tips that help you improve the change of getting a good night’s rest. 6 ways to get a better night’s sleep We all know the importance of getting a good night’s […]

sharing economy
10 Jun, 2020

Tent sharing earns you income while you’re housesitting

New ideas are always surprising and delighting us in the Sharing Economy. And Tentshare a new platform is one such exciting idea, offering all who love camping the opportunity to share tents for a set agreed period and fee. Whether as a housesitter or a homeowner on HouseSitMatch if you have a tent or want […]

care of the fish
24 Jan, 2020

Top Tips for Taking Good Care of the Fish

Care of the fish in any home is a much overlooked theme, but all the more important for it.  As a housesitting platform at HouseSitMatch we occasionally get asked by housesitters if there are guidelines for the good care of the fish in a housesitting assignment.  Homeowners are usually pretty good at preparing guidelines and […]

housesitting accidents
19 Dec, 2019

Housesitting Accidents And In-Home Workers Accidents

In our platform housesitting accidents are rare. However, the unexpected does happen from time to time.  We try to help our homeowners and our housesitters by helping them to get prepared. We provide check lists, and guidelines to help them by talking through the assignment detailing any extra tasks that are requested. As a homeowner, […]

travel hacks
3 Dec, 2019

Travel Hacks: See The World for 70% Less Than Staying at Home

We love to share the great travel tips we hear in our housesitting community. In this blog we share some extraordinary travel hacks from long term international travellers and housesitters Nat n Jodie.  Travel Hacks for Affordable Long Term Travel Every year, it seriously never ceases to amaze us, that even though we travel internationally […]

12 Nov, 2019

International Housesitting and Tourist Visas – By Gobsmacked at Gatwick (Prt 2)

Housesitters often ask us about the need for housesitting visas or tourist visas when committing to international housesit assignments. We explain that there are no such things as ‘housesitting visas’. Instead we say they must always check with their destination country visa office regarding their entry and requirements for tourist visas. There will always be […]

housesitting family
7 Nov, 2019

Housesitting Family – HouseSitChat Interview

Housesitting offers a range of fantastic opportunities for affordable travel and living like a local while you care for pets and property of your hosts. One housesitting family we’ve been following carefully for the five years they have been on the road kindly offered to talk to us in an interview. Tracey and Rob and […]

25 Oct, 2019

International housesitters NatnJodie talk pets and bucketlists

nternational housesitters NatnJodie have been travelling around the world by housesitting and petsitting since 2013. In a recent interview hosted on our weekly @Housesitmatch Twitter #HouseSitChat session, we asked them a series of questions about their love of petsitting, how they started travelling by housesitting, and how they support themselves as digital nomads by generating […]

housesitting and brexit
12 Oct, 2019

Housesitting and Brexit – HouseSitChat

Occasionally, Lamia Walker our founder is asked to take part in an interview about how and why she founded HouseSitMatch.com and to explain ‘What is Housesitting’. Recently, Lamia was asked to take part in a Twitter Q&A which was a fun and rapid fire set of interactions. She talked about why she loves housesitting and Brexit, […]

Housesitchat
4 Oct, 2019

HouseSitChat with Kemkem

Recently, one of our home and pet owners KemKem author of the travel blog Nextbiteoflife.com joined in our Twitter series #HouseSitChat. #HouseSitChat is a Twitter chat about housesitting that takes place on a weekly basis. By answering some of our Questions on housesitting from a homeowner perspective she helps us understand her worries as a […]