Nomadic Lifestyle

We typically make our nest in interesting locales for 2 to 6 months at a time. And, although we don’t go round with grazing animals and a moveable tent, we consider ourselves to be modern day nomads. And we can each fit our essentials in a medium suitcase and a daypack.

We have ended up with some roots in a studio apartment with Neil’s sister. So, we spend a few months there on ocassion but we soon grow restless for adventure. Nomadic life is addicting for us. We had no idea how much we would truly love seeing the different ways people make art, make rituals and make a living.

Here is where you’ll find some helpful information about how we create a life for ourselves that is location independent.

Best House Sitting Sites for House Sitters

Becoming a house sitter is a terrific way to save on travel expenses and live like a local. You will learn from this review of web sites where potential house sitters can find opportunities, which are the best sites to join.

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A Few Purchases To Feel At Home While House sitting

I read a lot of other people's travel blogs. Many are youngish backpackers and a few have cleverly posted lists and photos of the things they pack, like Dan and Alissa at  thisworldrocks. As long term house sitters in Australia, we had to pack for three seasons of...

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Solving The International Power and Plug Dilemma

Keep us traveling and blogging! Purchasing our hand picked products through links on this site earn Neil and Laurie a commission at no cost to you. We appreciate your support. Being modern travelers, we enjoy using electronic devices that make international travel...

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Top 5 tips to becoming a house sitter

These basic tips are from, a web site that we can recommend for both house sitters and homeowners. We especially like how user friendly their web site is. We are enjoying our house sitting adventures. Come join us. You can read the tips here....

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Trials On The Art Trails- in Western Australia

It has been fun attending the Plantagenet Pottery Group, here in the local shire. (Shire is like a county, American folks). I was fortunate to arrive in time to catch the tail end of people making sculptures for the annual art trails exhibition and was encouraged to...

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Learning to Speak Australian

One of our decisions regarding house sitting was to start with English speaking countries until we were more comfortable with the process of moving about the world. We did want to see the world though, so Australia was a great choice for a house sit. Now that we are...

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Long Road to Oz

We have had a busy month full of changes and too much for one post, but I will do a recap of our travels for those who want to read a lot. Then get more into what it is like here, in Kendenup, in the next post. We left Boston, after a quick visit to Portland, Maine,...

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Tourist or Resident? Housesitter…uh huh, uh huh!

I took a break from writing while playing tourist, using our City Pass to visit sites in and around Toronto. The pass is good for 9 days, so we had to cram it all in, even with our leasurely two months of time here! As we visited the big ciy, at first I was pretty...

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Our Simple Housesitter Web Site Helps Us To Stand Out

By having a simple Wordpress blog set up as a house sitter web site, we are able to more easily show off our abilities, our experience, our qualifications and our personalities. Providing more information than we can fit in our profiles on the house sitting web sites,...

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About Us

Laurie and Neil gave away or sold 99% of their possessions for a new life as international travelers. They share the secrets of how they turn limited resources into a life of unlimited fun and adventure. Read more


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