Whether we’re in Brighton or Bangkok, most mornings begin the same. Mugs of strong coffee √, bowls of yogurt √, ready, set, go: scout available housesits √. The daily email, waiting in my inbox, lists dozens of new opportunities. It’s like Christmas, every single morning. Our selected parameters are wide to include just about every … More Housesitting Takes Us Places We Never Dreamed of Traveling. You Can Go, Too. Here’s How.
Central London, October 2016 Fellow dreamers – those like-minded souls who yearn to explore the world fully – often ask us questions about money and travel. How expensive is it to travel like you do? How can you afford to travel full-time? How do you save money while traveling? And, how on earth, can you … More Housesitting in London
Saving money to travel more. For us, it’s one of the major themes defining our last 15 years. Even before making the leap and becoming full-time travelers/digital nomads (eighteen months ago,) we traveled extensively. Typically journeying abroad twice a year for a few weeks at a time as well as a hefty handful of shorter … More Money & Travel: Priority Setting
Since making the leap 16 months to become full-time #travelers / #digitalnomads / #dream-chasers, Matt and I have stayed in approximately 54 different towns, cities, or villages in ten different countries. Often staying a week, usually longer, in each spot. Even slow crawling, as we are prone to do, that still means we have slept … More Home is Where the Backpack Rests
January 2016 “As Americans, you should feel at home with the sounds of gunfire” our housesitting host says with that famously-cheeky Scottish wit. This was during our first walk with Craig and his wife Elly’s energetic Labrador as shots echoed through the woods around us. We had just arrived to a rural patch of northern Tuscany, near … More Gunshots & Raindrops: Housesitting in Tuscany