Tag Archives: "travel"

budget travel guide budapest
6 Sep, 2022

Budget travel guide Budapest – Housesitting

We are always delighted to hear about your housesitting experiences. And we are even more delighted when our petsitters and housesitters are happy to share their experiences with a blog and personal photos. Read on to read Ellen’s budget travel guide Budapest, where she tells us of her travels this Summer while housesitting in Hungary. […]

Housesitting helped me
11 Jun, 2022

How housesitting helped me move country

“I sleep around. Usually with animals,” Kelly Hayes-Raitt jokes in the opening of her book How to Become a Housesitter: Insider Tips from the HouseSit Diva. From housesits in countries Hayes-Raitt has never heard of to sitting in her hometown, “I’ve been travelling and housesitting full-time for 12 years straight – until last month”, she writes […]

train travel and housesitting
23 May, 2022

Train travel and housesitting – Best value travel

Have you been thinking about affordable ways to travel? Have you considered the combination of train travel and housesitting? It is a wonderful way to save large sums on your travel budget, and to enjoy new locations from the security and comfort of an established home. Read on to learn more about why this might […]

sustainable travel
19 Oct, 2021

Sustainable travel – Electric vehicles are the future

We all dream of sustainable travel in the future, for ourselves and our children.  Whether as homeowners or housesitters the idea of being able to move around, travel and go places with minimal impact on the planet is a dream we can help to transform into reality. We can all make choices every day that […]

plans to travel
30 Sep, 2021

Plans to travel? Top tips to keep in mind

Whether you are a housesitter considering going further afield or an inveterate traveller lockdown has made us all dream. Travel is a great way to make memories. If your dreams have helped you make plans to travel then do some research before you set off. Check out these top tips ahead of setting out. Source […]

keen travellers
30 Jul, 2021

Keen traveller? Top memory foam pillow for airplane trips

Every keen traveller guards particular chattels with which they must travel. Many full time housesitters who travel internationally will explain to you that above all they must have this or that item to be able to sleep wherever they are.  A memory foam pillow is something many of our full time housesitters have quoted as […]

travel inspired décor
16 Jun, 2021

Travel inspired home décor ideas -Top Tips

Do you have some small part of your travel adventures stashed away somewhere at home? Many homeowners do. And others dream of drawing on their travels to inspire how they decorate their home. For all those secret dreamers here are some travel inspired home décor ideas to help you realise that dream. It’s a great […]

move cross-country with a dog
23 Feb, 2021

Cross-country move with a dog – 5 Tips to prepare

Pet owners often move home with a pet or two in tow. A cross-country move with a dog can be more of a challenge.  Many of our clients at Housesitmatch.com tell us about their moving tales, sometimes emigrating for work, sometimes in retirement. Their pets care and well being is always a priority. Here are […]

holidays
18 Feb, 2021

Remember holidays? Here’s what to do to get ready

Many of our members at Housesitmatch.com are telling us how much the pandemic has built up an anticipation for travel. Holidays near and far seem almost achievable now that vaccinations against Covid-19 are well underway across Europe and the rest of the world. Just to remind us all what we need to do in preparation […]