Tag Archive: House Sitting

Aug 08

Herbie Rides Again!

House Sitting for Herbie again in Turkey .. amid searing heat and earthquakes. It’s nice to be back here, despite the shake, rattle and roll action.

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Mar 19

House and Dog Sitting in Gumusluk

Although we’re registered on with a couple of house sitting sites, we still manage to pick up local assignments through word of mouth. Here’s our pet sit news for Tilki and Sari in Gumusluk.

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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 26

Half Moon Bay 4th of July Parade Photo Album

Photo Album of the 2015 Half Moon Bay 4th of July Parade. See the cast of characters parading down Main Street for the annual parade to celebrate the Independence from us Brits! I kept my accent firmly under wraps!

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Aug 19

Killing time before the Half Moon Bay 4th of July Parade

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.

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Aug 12

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve at Moss Beach

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve is just north of Half Moon Bay. It’s famous for it’s tide pools and Seal Cove Beach. The best time to visit is low tide.

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Aug 05

A Stroll Down Half Moon Bay Main Street

I took a Stroll Down Half Moon Bay Main Street when I was dog sitting in Northern California. It’s a quaint old town, and it’s easy to see it’s mass appeal

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Jul 30

Point Montara Lighthouse & Cove Beach

Point Montara Lighthouse is nestled between San Francisco and Half Moon Bay. The Coast Guard Quarters are now a hostel for cheap California Accommodation.

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Jul 20

Dog Sitting in Northern California

I went housesitting in Northern California near Half Moon Bay looking after 2 adorable dogs. We had plenty of walks along Montara State beach in the sun and during the fog, which seems pretty prevalent this time of year.

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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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Jun 28

Visiting the Queen’s Sandringham House, Gardens & Museum

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.

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Jun 23

The Yellow and Green Landscape of Norfolk

The Green Landscape of Norfolk sprouts blankets of yellows each spring with rapeseed flowers, and there are many other yellow flowers in the hedgerows and along the lanes during my dog sitting adventures.

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Jun 20

Steaming Around the Bure Valley while Dog Walking

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.

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Jun 17

Swanning Around during my Norfolk House Sit

This pair of swans live on the stretch of the Bure River near the Buxton Mill, and I saw them on a daily basis during my Norfolk House Sit.

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Jun 14

Changing Lanes for a Norfolk House Sitting Assignment

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.

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Dec 31

Mince Pies and Cat Eyes for our Christmas House Sit

Christmas and New Year house sitting in Hermosa Beach .. looking after a pair of cats and making mince pies for Christmas Morning. Christmas hasn’t officially started until I’ve taken my first nibble of of mince pie.

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Oct 15

How NOT to apply to a House Sitting advert

First Impressions count when you’re applying for a housesitting assignment online. People make snap judgements and this can stop you getting the assignment.

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Jul 23

Pet Sitting in Redondo & Dog Friendly Trails

We house sat in Redondo for 4th of July. Now I have visitation rights to take my new BFF on some dog friendly trails in Los Angeles.

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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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Jun 09

House Sitting Home Page

I’ve put together a home page of all my House Sitting information. This is a good starting point if you want to see all of my House Sitting content in one place, and includes articles about our different house sitting assignments, as well as some House Sitting 101 information.

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May 25

House Sitting: Beach Stylin’

Our House Sitting weekend in Hermosa Beach. Long Haul hike to Redondo Beach for Coffee, and then watching Volleyball & Beach Tennis on the way back. Great photo opportunities along this 10 mile round trip.

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Jan 04

Near Year House Sit at Hermosa Beach

Sunset Photos from our New Year House Sit at California’s Hermosa Beach. The Pier and Life Guard Huts make great props for sunset photography.

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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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