Leaving LAX with excess baggage, and arriving in the lap of luxury at the Elite World Business Hotel in Istanbul for our first night of our new life in Turkey.
A lockbox is a really useful thing for home owners. It allows house sitters to have access to your house and help you out in high winds. We helped out a previous house sitting client during high winds in Palm SpringsView full post
England is synonymous with rain. It’s the reason I left. That – and the cold. Living in LA is appealing because of the sunshine – but it isn’t complete Nirvana. We do get 2 weeks of rain a year – and at the moment, we’re experiencing one of those weeks. It’s such a novelty, that …View full post
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 …View full post
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.View full post
December to March is a mesmerizing opportunity to observe this rookery of Elephant Seals giving birth to a new generations of pups.View full post
You’ve been waiting for this moment and here it is – Josh “The Movie Squabblers” Obscure Gems and and Bottom 5 movies of 2015.View full post
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.View full post
The session ended with the creation of a contract, that we all signed. There was a selection of pens. I signed with orange ink – well it is my favourite colour. I should have had my lawyer read the contract first, apparently I’ve agreed to do the chicken dance if I’m late to the weekly session.View full post
Read about Lisa Morrow’s new book “Waiting for the Tulips to Bloom: Adrift in Istanbul” and find out how your purchase can help Syrian refugees.View full post
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.
Finding Travel Bloggers One of the most popular pages on my website is my 100+ Travel Blogs accepting Guest Posts. The benefit of hosting and maintaining this list is that I get lots of great emails and comments from fellow travel bloggers and expat travellers. The other day I got an email from a blogger …
Killing Time before & after Half Moon Bay 4th of July Parade I went Horse Riding, ate at Main Street Diner and walked the dogs in El Granada’s Quarry Park. Head to Vista Point for a panoramic view of Pillar Point Harbour and Mavaricks Beach.
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.
A sunny spring day was the ideal time to visit the Queen’s Estate in Sandringham to tour the house, museum and gardens. It was a North Norfolk day out during my house sitting adventure in the county.
The Bure Valley Railway is Norfolk’s longest fifteen inch gauge line, which runs between the ancient market town of Aylsham and Wroxham. I became an avid train spotting during my daily walks with the dogs during my house sit in Norfolk.
For two months I changed Lanes from California to British countryside for a Norfolk House Sitting Assignment. The local area is steeped in history, and the Old Mill is an iconic local landmark that is a constant reminder of this area’s past.
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.
Once again guest blogger Josh Reviews Hollywood: with his list of Special Mention & Obscure Gems. Did you watch these movies that made an impact in 2014?
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 …