Category Archive: Nomad

Jul 30

Do Your Travel Plans Always Work Out?

How many times have you created a travel plan, only to have it fall apart? Now I’m making travel intentions rather than travel plans.

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Oct 27

Expat Guest Blogger: 5 things I wish I’d known before teaching English abroad

Kit lived in Changsha for 18 months, a small city by Chinese standards. 7 million people crammed at the feet of the Heng shan (Southern Mountain) range; Mount Yeulu (Foot Mountain) forms the Northern most point of the chain and enjoys some phenomenal view over the bustling city below. Here’s his guest blog post about 5 things he wish he knew before going to China to teach English.

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Oct 19

A poetic take on clutter and stuff

“Why do we hoard, and leave clutter untouched, When all that we need just isn’t that much.” The decluttering process inspired a poem about getting rid of your stuff, and starting a new journey. Includes a Pinnable image.

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Sep 16

US Background Checks for House Sitting

Find out how to request a Police or FBI background check if your home owner is requesting an additional level of security before they engage you as a house sitter.

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Aug 20

5 Expat Blogs to give you Itchy Feet

Every now and then I like Roving the internet to find a fresh batch of Expat Blogs for you to discover. Here’s a summary of the Expat Blogs I stumbled across on my latest surfing expedition:

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Jul 01

20 Questions to ask before you begin your Pet Sitting Assignment

Before you start pet sitting, here’s 20 questions you should ask before you begin your assignment. These health and welfare tips will help ensure that taking care of cats and dogs during a house sit are all covered.

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May 21

LA Screening for the Wireless Generation

Wireless Generation trailer from creators Drew and Christine from Almost Fearless. This travel blogging duo created a KickStarter project to showcase other bloggers and professionals who are global nomads and chasing their dreams in distant lands.

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Apr 27

Don’t let Clutter hold you back

If you have too much clutter in your life, there’s no room to chase your dreams. So get rid of it and start a new life with the help of the Declutter Clinic

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Jan 01

Cut the Crap: Free Yourself from Clutter

Zen Life in London After spending 12 weeks on assignment in a serviced apartment in London, I got used to seeing empty shelves and drawers. It was a Zen experience to wander into my flat each night .. and not be distracted by hubs of clutter on every conceivable surface. No stacks of discarded books from …

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Sep 01

Search Tips for your next Airline Ticket

Here’s some Search Tips for your next Airline Ticket. These should help you to reduce the costs of your next flight.

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Jul 20

Break Free: The Ultimate Guide to House Sitting e-book

The Ultimate House Sitting Guide is available as an e-book and pdf from the Globetotting Girls. Global nomads who have living a nomadic lifestyle since 2010

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Dec 04

Expat Blog Carnival #5: Royalty

This is the fifth edition of my Expat Blog Carnival. This is a collection of all the best Expat blog content on the web. This edition has a theme of “royalty”

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Nov 13

What is House Sitting?

Not quite sure of what a house sitter is or does? Here’s a definition of House Sitting, with a high level overview of the benefits to both the Home Owner and House Sitter.

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Nov 06

House Sitters How-to e-book

Rick and Colleen from House Sitting Adventures website have published “The House Sitters How-to Handbook” to help you travel the world one house at a time.

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Oct 30

Who pays utilities during House Sitting Assignments?

If you’re making a house sitting arrangement through a Listing Site, one of agreements you’ll need to reach is, who pays for utilities. This post contains guidelines about who pays for what during your house sitting assignment.

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Oct 26

5 Steps to House Sitter Membership

Here’s a summary of 5 steps you’ll need to complete to sign up for a House Sitting Listing Service, and tips on how to be proactive in your search for a house sitting assignment.

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Oct 23

How to Become a House-Sitter e-book

Hecktick travels have published a House Sitting Handbook for anyone wanting to find out more about becoming a House Sitter. Discover more about the contents and how to buy a copy for yourself.

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Oct 20

Top 5 ways to find House Sit Assignments

This post is part of my House Sitting 101 series, and includes a summary for the 5 main ways to find your ideal House Sitting assignment. If you’re a new House Sitter, this list will provide an introduction on where to start your search.

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Oct 16

5 House Sitter Questions

With more than a handful of housesitting assignments under their belt, there’s a few house sitter questions that nearly always get asked of this house sitting couple. In this guest post provided by James from The House Sitting Couple, he gives a run down of what those five frequently asked questions are.

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Oct 09

Articles About Being a House Sitter & House Sitting

This House Sitter Article Round Up includes excerpts of House Sitting Articles culled from the web. Just follow the links to view the full content.

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Oct 01

Expat Blog Carnival #4: Homesickness

This is the fourth edition of my Expat Blog Carnival. This is a collection of all the best Expat blog content on the web. This edition has a theme of “homesickness”

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Sep 18

Life’s a Beach for our House Sitting gig

House Sitting at Hermosa Beach was like trying on somebody else’s life for a week. It fit like a glove, and left we wanting more days at the Beach.

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Sep 11

My Expat Author Interview with Blog Expat

Excerpt from my Author Interview at Blog Expat: I survived the Moonies, and vowed to myself I’d return to the States one day. Back home, I met and fell in love with London, and enjoyed a long, fruitful and gloriously eventful relationship with that fabulous city.

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Sep 01

Expat Blog Carnival #3: Stereotyping

This is the third edition of my Expat Blog Carnival. This is a collection of all the best Expat blog content on the web. This edition has a theme of “expat stereotyping”

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Aug 01

Expat Carnival #2: Making Yourself at Home

This is the second edition of my Expat Blog Carnival. This is a collection of all the best Expat blog content on the web. This edition has a theme of “making yourself at home”

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Jul 01

Expat Carnival #1: In the Garden

This is the first edition of my Expat Blog Carnival. This is a collection of all the best Expat blog content on the web. This edition has a theme of flora and fauna…

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Dec 05

Packing for my Trip

What happened to just worrying about what clothes to take, and remembering your passport? In order to stay connected don’t forget the Lead.

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May 23

Writing Travel Itineraries for money

You may be the most ardent Independent traveller, but have neither the time nor inclination to invest in pre-travel research and would prefer to take the easy route by purchasing a self-guided tour itinerary from

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