Life of adventure, Musings of ordinary life

Wired to Travel

"The compulsion to see what lies beyond that far ridge or that ocean —or this planet— is a defining part of human identity and success." While most people are content to find an oasis or perhaps another slice of paradise to escape their daily grind for a few weeks of the year.  There are others, like… Continue reading Wired to Travel

Life of adventure, Want to be a housesitter?

Writing A Perfect Housesitter Profile.

I can't emphasise enough on the need to create an honest and appealing profile. Make it real.   Make it yours.   Make it stand out. As this will be one of the most critical steps in which to start your house sitting journey. This post will give you a few ideas to think about and a… Continue reading Writing A Perfect Housesitter Profile.

Life of adventure, Travelling between housesits

Heading off to “Dear Old Blighty”

As most of you are aware, we have been in Turkey since late February. With a week in Istanbul Postcards from Istanbul, we then flew down to complete another housesit in Dalyan, this was a repeat one caring for one gentle and adorable always smiling dog called Tequila, and two equally lovable cats Charlie and Kizzy, not… Continue reading Heading off to “Dear Old Blighty”

Life of adventure, Musings of ordinary life, Travels Tips, Want to be a housesitter?

The Downside of Travelling Long-Term.

I have heard about it.  I have read about it. I have been waiting for it. Finally, it has hit us! We have got tired.  Really tired.  Tired of moving.  That time in the life of most full-time travellers. If they were honest with themselves.  Mind you this isn't the end of doing housesitting and… Continue reading The Downside of Travelling Long-Term.

Life of adventure, Travelling between housesits

Autumn to Spring in one day

Our last day in Lisbon, which ends our 2nd year housesitting in the Northern Hemisphere. WOW, it's been another fantastic time meeting some wonderful caring people (thank you!), very loveable animals and exploring incredible countries. We are on our way home to New Zealand (via London/Singapore) as we need to hug some extraordinary people who… Continue reading Autumn to Spring in one day

City Life, Life of adventure, Travelling between housesits

Two Urban Wanderers in NYC

It was October 2016.   Our first year of housesitting in the Northern Hemisphere had come to an end.  It was time to head back downunder for a short period. Though we were not quite finished with housesitting for the year as we had one in Queensland and New Zealand to look forward to while… Continue reading Two Urban Wanderers in NYC