Some of our friends have experienced being the boss of Irish castles or lived in mansions on a Thai island for free. You can see why we were tempted to try it!

We’ve housesat plenty of times before for our friends, so the idea of housesitting while traveling the world seemed like a dream come true.

The Pros of House-Sitting

As ever the optimists, we’ll first discuss some of the positive aspects of housesitting as a means to travel, before getting into the negatives…

Save on Accommodation Costs

If you want to travel to expensive countries, such as Scandinavia in Europe, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, or the USA, then it’s a great way to see destinations you might not have been able to afford if you were traveling normally.

There Are Long-Term House Sits

If you want to travel for a long time but you don’t have the funds to do so, then it can be a great way to see the world for a long period of time.

Get To See The Local Culture Up Close

One of the best parts of travel is getting to know the local area and see parts of the culture the typical tourist won’t see.

Great for Animal Lovers

House sitting may sometimes require you to pet sit, which is great if you’re an animal lover and you adore looking after pets.

Perfect for Digital Nomads

As digital nomads, most of the time all you need is a desk and strong internet, in a quiet environment. A house is the perfect space for that. It’s literally like working from home, only it’s an international house and the home isn’t yours…

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