Tag Archives: "House-Sitting"

17 May, 2015

House-Sitting and Sustainable Travel

If like us you love travel and experiencing new cultures and geographies read on to learn about sustainable travel. If like us you have missed travel during the recent pandemic because of global travel restrictions this may be a chance to refocus your travel ambitions. There are so many green travel options to consider today […]

16 May, 2015

House-Sitters Sought By Marine Engineer To Care For Pet Dogs in Mallorca

HouseSit Match [HSM]: You’ve travelled all over the world in your professional role – Why did you choose Mallorca to settle? GOLDFINCA: Mallorca has a thriving yacht industry, its the last stop before leaving Europe for the Caribbean for large commercial and private yachts with all of the repair, equipment and provisioning facilities needed. As […]

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 […]

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13 Mar, 2015

Early Bird Catches the House-Sit!

It’s that time of year again. The evenings have begun to get a little lighter, and it’s occasionally possible to venture outside without being wrapped up head to toe in layers of thermals. As the spring sunshine peeps through the clouds in the Northern hemisphere, have you thought about how you want to make the […]

Housesitting, Swimming Pool
20 Aug, 2014

Pet Friendly House-Sitters enjoy holiday in Spain

Need house-sitters? We have a large selection of experienced and trustworthy pet friendly house-sitters registered on HouseSitMatch, the friendly network for homeowners and housesitters. Read about one family who travel as part time pet-sitters as a way to see the world affordably on holiday… Pet-Loving House-sitters Enjoy a Family Friendly Holiday in Spain House-sitters who […]

2 Aug, 2014

Portable Careers & House-Sitting Webinar

Portable Careers & House-Sitting: How To Work While You Travel On Thursday 31st July we hosted our second webinar in the HSM Webinar series this time on the topic of Portable Careers and House-Sitting. Thomas Mason chaired the webinar. Together with our expert panel we discussed the many ways you can work while you travel, […]

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27 Jul, 2014

TOP TIPS – Building the Homeowner & House-Sitter Relationship

Never underestimate the importance of building a relationship as early as possible between house-sitter and homeowner, even before you speak to each other. One of the things you learn when you are house-sitting or pet-sitting, or indeed seeking and recruiting a house-sitter or house minders to help you care for pets or property is the […]

12 Jul, 2014

House-Sitting Webinar & Expert Panel

House-sitting webinar HouseSit March the house-sitting network aims to offer an easy to use matching service and expert advice to professionalise the business of house-sitting. One of the new initiatives started by the founder is a series of online talks with experts and practitionners. This is the summary and recorded video of the first house-sitting […]

House-sitting in Paris
6 May, 2014

Top Tips for House-Sitting in Paris

House-sitting in Paris – Top Tips An opportunity came up for house-sitting in Paris, so I dug up one of my favourite books. I have in front of me a a curling paperback edition of an old Paris guidebook, and even though it is pretty old (1986!) I still hold onto it and dip into […]