I woke up this morning and couldn’t figure out where I live! One of the horrors of this lifestyle – some house sitting pros and cons.
I knew where I was – in my temporary bedroom in a beautiful seafront Georgian apartment in Worthing, England. But I couldn’t quite remember … Read more
I woke early on a Saturday morning in February, head pounding and stomach churning. The dreaded “UK Flu” had been making an appearance every few days and it seemed today it the day. Sleepily, I glance at my pile of “stuff” in the corner of my temporary bedroom and am … Read more
URGENT – Another BUCKET LIST post you must read NOW!
It seems everyone has a “Bucket List” these days and there are millions of Bucket List blog posts written every week, each with their own personal spin or analysis. I recently ran across one analyzing the wisdom of even having… Read more
House sitting my way through a winter in the UK, I’ve learned much about exploring Bradford-on-Avon. This quaint English village has become my temporary home for 32 days as I spend time walking the dog and exploring the area. It’s often confused with Bradford, a village located in the … Read more
“It’s time for movin’ on my friend, hold back all the tears and sorrow, it finally is time to go our separate ways…go as you must, but please don’t forget the yesterdays.”
Lyrics from a sappy graduation song from 1980 keep bouncing through my brain. It’s the kind of sappy … Read more
I threw a dart at the world map and it landed on Bristol, England so now I’m exploring Bristol.
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 … Read more
It’s a beautiful, sunny winter day in Bradford-on-Avon, and I sit here by the fire in the pub of a hotel dating back to 1500. That’s 276 years before the US was even invented! The Swan Hotel – it’s a really cool place. The restaurant/bar area has a cozy fireplace, … Read more
You’re meeting some friends in Athens. The hotel where you planned to meet is closed. So, you Facetime, Skype, or Facebook message them and come up with a new plan. So simple. But it wasn’t always that easy to travel before the internet.
The tale begins in Italy…
…where one … Read more