The weekend of September 21 & 22, 2019 found house sitters gathering from all parts of the world for the 1st House and Pet Sitting Conference in Swindon, UK. It was an amazing group of kindred souls with so much experience, wisdom, happiness and stories to share. There were talented speakers giving advice to the… Continue reading A Gathering of House Sitters
Why would I EVER want to return to Barbados? The way I enjoy traveling is not as a tourist! Don't get me wrong, it is a beautiful island with beautiful people but sooo expensive which makes sense, its an island and everything except rum and chicken is shipped to the island. Groceries are very limited… Continue reading Barbados – Not what you think!
Switzerland is a bit different from Poland but as I have been hopping from one culture to another I find that adapting is easy. I fly into Zurich and have two nights in the airport Hilton as I am a Hilton Honors member. Now let me just say that this must be the best Hilton… Continue reading Berne, Switzerland
Arriving at the Cracow train station you are immediately transformed to a much larger city than Gdansk. Busy with school aged tourist on spring trip there is no help or wifi. According to my AirBnB host the apartment is a short walk through a beautiful park, not with luggage! So a cab is in order… Continue reading Heavy Cracow
When you arrive at the Gdansk airport you are in another world, new and modern but still finding its way in the world. The cab driver receives a call on his cell phone from a friend living in America, so we all chat on the ride to the Old town. Gdansk was destroyed in the… Continue reading Poland to Teach English and Explore!
My first visit to Spain and on my 61st birthday. I arrive at the Malaga airport to be greeted by the homeowner and beloved dog that would be in my care for the next 8 days. Now I must say there was some hesitation involved, I had had only one, brief video chat with these… Continue reading Espana Ole’
My lovely new friend/homeowner was nice enough to drop my at the Gatwick Train Station for my journey south to Hove. I had a two night AirBnB before my sit in Hove and as it turned out, I met another very nice Brit, Peter. He was very nice to take the time to show me… Continue reading Hove, Brighton and Shoreham By Sea
2019 flew me across the pond to England. My first time in England and I had a housesit with the perfect Homeowner for a first timer. Belinda picked me up at Gatwick airport and my first mistake....went to the "wrong side" of the car to get in, not drive! Ok, I was just awake on… Continue reading Beginning the Year in UK
This is the official day that "I ran away from Home" I had wanted to "run away" since I was 18! What held me back? Fear of death from my parents, a deep sense of being a responsible person and truthfully, no one to run with me! So it seems I have always had "Fernweh"… Continue reading The Journey Begins November 6, 2018
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