18 mths of Hair Colour & Cut Nightmares & Wins

My long hair didn’t last long after we arrived into Dubai in 2011. The cut I got was not crazy short, but it was definitely shorter than I’d  had for a VERY long time, and I got used it pretty quick.  I also updated my highlights which has turned out to be about a once…

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Best FREE Cloud Storage – Dropbox vs Copy? (Luggage Tip)

NB**We no longer carry external Hard Drive’s with us while traveling, other than a couple of small USB’s** And as such, we have been heavily relying on our free dropbox account.  My account grew to 7GB after inviting and sharing some folders with others, but Nat’s has been stuck on 3.9GB which started causing us…

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N&J with dogs

Addicted to House Sitting it seems!

After chasing down the MegaBus in Rochester (our chosen form of transport to get to NYC) and soaking up the last minutes of being with our wonderful new friends, the home owners of our month long house sit in Scottsville, upstate NY, we were onboard loaded up with sandwiches and home-made brownies, ready for the…

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OH NO… I broke something!

Over the weekend I had one of those horrid experiences of breaking something that is not mine. We are coming to the end of our one month assignment in upstate New York for a lovely couple we met while house sitting in Costa Rica, and it is their first time for using house sitters! They…

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No Residency Anywhere

A number of people in our Facebook group have been questioning whether it’s true that we have no residency anywhere.  In fact one member even asked “are you really no longer an Australia resident or do you just ‘say’ you are an earth citizen like I do?” Well let us tell you how we came…

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PRESS RELEASE: New Mobile Magazine Reveals How Volunteer House Sitters Save Pet Owners Tons of Money

A brand new mobile magazine, now available on iTunes, packed full of ideas and advice for home and pet owners, as well as caring travel enthusiasts, aligns perfectly with a fast growing trend for unique international lifestyle experiences.   House Sitting World magazine acknowledges that pets are now considered to be as important as children…

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Breckenridge Boomerang

Our 2 month house sit in Breckenridge, Colorado had a rather interesting start, but an even more interesting end… In October 2013, we applied for the assignment through Trusted House Sitters.  The owner, Noreen, responded positively and said we should hook up a skype interview as soon as she was finished with moving from Delhi,…

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PRESS RELEASE: Being Able To Travel Around The World Continuously Is No Longer Just A Pipedream

For those who LOVE TRAVEL and those who would love to be travelling around the world as a location independent digital nomad, there is a 3 day sale starting June 3rd full of products that show exactly how to start the journey. Podcasters Travis Sherry from Extra Pack of Peanuts and Jason Moore from Zero…

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The Paradise Pack 72 Hour Sale includes House Sitting World – very exciting!

Isn’t it crazy how when you do something you love, everything just falls into place… In November 2013, we signed up for HARO and started responding to requests for articles or interviews about travel in order to bring more awareness to International House Sitting for both travelers and home owners.  Jason Moore from Zero to…

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Spam, Scams and the Search for Income Freedom

In response to a survey thread I started in our ‘House Sitting World’ Facebook Group, I had a lot to say, way too much for just one comment box, so I thought I’d share my random thoughts in this blog post.  So here is the full version ‘Soapbox Rant’  from the crazy mind of Jodie…

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