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Timeline of a Typical House Sit

Timeline of a Typical House Sit

Posted in All Posts 2 years ago

So you’re going on a house sit. You might be thinking, “How is this going to be different to a normal holiday” or you might be worried that the house sit won’t be what you were expecting. Read on and find out why house sitting is quickly growing into one of the best ways to enjoy vacation time, and also learn about what to expect from a typical house sit. Arranging the House Sit You’ve just got an email. Someone on Worldwide House Sitters has sent...
Benny's Blog Part 3

Benny's Blog Part 3

Posted in All Posts 2 years ago

Well it’s Saturday and here I am helping dad on the market. He does some beautiful creations with his glassblowing. He has had loads of special commission this morning. Last November he was on the telly on a programme called Married at first sight…No, no…he wasn't a contestant, No, no…that area of life is just me and dad. He was doing a demo whilst the lovers looked on. He does a lot of demo shows, showing people how he creates these amazing pieces, alway...
House Sitting on a Budget

House Sitting on a Budget

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

House Sitting is arguably the best way to see the world on a budget, free accommodation could easily shave 1000s off your holiday budget based on a 2 week getaway. But if you’re looking pinch every penny then read on, we’re going to talk about how you see the world for a bargain. Use Public Transport If you’re trying to save money, hiring a car is a big no-no. Hire cars often cost hundreds and usually aren’t needed unless you’re staying out in the co...
BENNY'S BLOG PART 2

BENNY'S BLOG PART 2

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

Well Hi everyone Its me Benny again, Right let me just get myself comfortable. I have been on a lovely walk around Centennial Park in Randwick today with dad. His day off. So we are just having a snack and a tinny at the pub. OK, Tim and Tracey’s first trip to Australia in 2011. I have decided to turn these blogs into a little tourist guide, until you get to know how Worldwide House Sitters was created. Because my, how things have changed over the years in different places ...
5 Places You'll Love to be During the Winter

5 Places You'll Love to be During the Winter

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

Some of us like to escape the cold weather that winter brings by flocking to the other side of the world where it’s still summer. However, for those of us out there that love the cold or the peace and quiet that light snowfall can bring, we have listed in no particular order, 5 of the best places to be in the winter   Canada – Banff National Park Canada can be one of the most beautiful places on Earth in the winter, and with it being s...
Benny's Blog Part 1

Benny's Blog Part 1

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

Hi Everyone, It’s me Benny here who is fortunate to be one of the team at Worldwide House Sitters. This cool dude sitting next to me is Tim, who with his wife Tracey own the company and what a pair! I was so lucky the day they walked through the market and spotted me. I was working with my Dad on the market stall in Sydney called Argyle Glass at the Rocks market. When Tracey came hobbling up to me, giving me so many cuddl...
City-break or Countryside retreat?

City-break or Countryside retreat?

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

When it comes down to it, there are two types of holidays, those where you’re staying in a city and those where you are staying somewhere a bit more remote. Which is better? Well we can’t tell you that…it’s down to your personal preference…what we can do is lay out the facts, spread it with a bit of an opinion and make a delicious debate sandwich. The Country Fresh air is definitely a big point in favour for the countryside...
Tips for Travelling to a new country

Tips for Travelling to a new country

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

Whether it’s your first international holiday or if you’re heading off to a country you’ve never been to before. Travelling abroad can be a daunting experience, there are a few things you can do before you leave and while you’re away that will make the holiday a much more pleasurable experience. Language Barrier If you’re going to a country that doesn’t speak your native language, then it is common to feel lost or anxio...
Holidays, Events and Attractions for the rest of 2017

Holidays, Events and Attractions for the rest of 2017

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

Every nation has their own traditions and events throughout the year, we may be 3 months into 2017 but we thought we’d highlight a few of the weird and wonderful upcoming events around the world for the rest – maybe one will peak your interest and house sitting during these dates is a great way to ensure they’re not missed! March Saint Patricks Day falls on the 17th March, St Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious festival celebrated by Christian nation...
Top Travel Trends of 2017

Top Travel Trends of 2017

Posted in All Posts 3 years ago

So we’re two months into 2017 already, with the buzz of the holiday season dying down, a lot of us will be turning our attention to our next holiday. House sitting is a travel trend in its own, but we want to dedicate this blog post to some other top travel trends of 2017 and what they mean for those of us that love to house sit. First, let’s talk a bit about house sitting and why it’s quickly becoming one of the more popular ways to travel. Whether you’re ta...