How To Get Your First House Sit

Our 3 Best Pieces of Advice After publishing a few articles on Medium about house sitting, one of the main comments I’ve received is, “Any advice on how to get my first house sit?” They don’t even know what hit them. Any advice? You betcha! Years worth! #1 Start Locally When I first started house sitting, […]

Travel Credit Cards

Benefits | Downsides | Recommendations To begin, let me first say: I am not a financial expert, and in no way qualified to give financial advice. My advice comes from personal experience. ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK. Also, only use a credit card if you have the money to pay off the credit card. So, […]

Codice Fiscale: What it is | How to get it

So, you want to know how to get a codice fiscale? First things first, what is a codice fiscale? A codice fiscale, or fiscal code/tax code/personal tax code/etc. is a document assigned to everyone born in Italy and anyone else who applies for it. A codice fiscale is created from someone’s personal information (birth date, […]

Getting a SIM Card In Italy

How to get a SIM card in Italy This article is designed for those who want an Italian SIM card and intend on being in Italy for at least a few weeks. It’s not designed for those passing through for a few nights, or those interested in Prepaid SIM Cards. If you’re a student, expat, […]

Packing List: House Sitting Edition

Now that you found a house sit, how do you make a packing list specifically for house sitting? Later I will write a general packing list, but since this is a house sitting-focused article, I’ll focus on what to bring when house sitting. For those of you who have traveled before, you might be like […]

Let’s Talk about the “House” in “House Sit”

How much should you clean the house when the owners are about to return? What happens if something breaks during your house sit? The most important part about the house sit, beside the pets, is the house. No-brainer, I know. However, since it’s an important topic, I might as well write about it. But first— […]

Setting Up Your House Sitting Profile For Any Website

How to get those first reviews and build up your profile for any house sitting website. A continuation of “What is House Sitting?” When we first decided to house sit, the questions began to flood in. How do we get started? Where do we actually travel to? Do we need reviews or will people trust […]

House Sit: Finding the Right Home Owners

Now that you’ve decided to take the leap and house sit, how to choose the right home owner? In the article about setting up your house sitting profile, I briefly touched on choosing where to go. In this post I’ll continue that idea and talk about how to choose a homeowner for your first house […]

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