Six months ago I was curled up on a stranger’s couch in Bristol, England browsing through available house sits on Trusted Housesitters website. I spent a few weeks in Bristol, dog sitting a bouncy pooch named Ben while dreaming of future house sit possibilities.
As I scrolled through the … Read more
I was sitting on the rocks on the edge of the Moroccan coastal city of Essaouira just waiting for the nightly show – another stunning sunset. The only thing missing from this blissful picture was an ice cold beer. But Morocco is a Muslim country and finding alcohol proved to … Read more
Exotic Morocco has been near the top of my bucket list for at least 15 years. I actually purchased my first Lonely Planet Guide to Morocco way back in 2003. Shortly after, the second Gulf War broke out and made travel to a Muslim country seem unwise so I never … Read more
I woke up early on a recent Saturday morning, head pounding and stomach churning. The dreaded “UK Flu” had been making an appearance every few days and it seemed today was its day. I looked at my pile of “stuff” in the corner of my temporary bedroom and was filled … Read more
When I arrived at London’s Heathrow Airport a few months ago, the immigration line was long and slow, forcing me to attempt small talk with a woman standing next to me in line. Of course, we began with “Come here often?” and “Where are you going?” … Read more
I threw a dart at the world map and it landed on Bristol, England.
That’s pretty much how I ended up here. After applying for what seemed like a million gigs on Trusted Housesitters, finally the dart landed on Bristol, it stuck, and I secured my first house sit! … Read more
Beautiful Boracay Island in the Philippines was recently named by Conde Naste Travel as number one in their ranking of the best islands in the world! The island is well known for its incredible beauty and its wide range of adventure sports. When I was researching beach options for my … Read more