How to House Sit Internationally & Land Every Job

So you’ve heard about how awesome house sitting can be when it comes to traveling. You get to cozy up in a place that’s “homey”. Enjoy a place to do your laundry. Reap the benefits of a full kitchen. Save a lot of mula! And of course, you get to hang out with lovable pets without the full responsibility of…

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11 of the Best Girly Things To Pack in Your Surf Bag

This is not a sponsored post. Surf bags are the weirdest kind of bags to travel with. You get a lot of weird looks at the airport because it kind of looks like you are carrying a human body around, and if someone accidentally gets too close to you and you make a quick turn without noticing them, the scene has immediately turned…

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5 Cultures You Can Afford to Experience

Everyone has something that truly gets them excited. For me, it is traveling the world. There is nothing better than going on an adventure and feeling as though I have stepped outside of my comfort zone. I enjoy everything from the people I meet to tasting the food from other cultures. I was fortunate enough…

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Touristing Istanbul During Ankara Turkey Bombing

Peace for the world. Peace for those affected during the Turkey bombing. We were unlucky while traveling to Istanbul. One of the deadliest terror bombings in the country took place while we were there. There was a significant difference in the tone in Istanbul before and then after the Turkey bombing, and it was a totally different experience…

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Kalkan, Turkey: The Un-Glamorous House Sit (Pt. 2)

So, if you’ve been following the blog at all, I try my best not to only give the good side of traveling, because I feel there’s lots of one-sided travel blogs out there, and that’s not real. Without further ado … The Un-Glamorous And now for the the un-glamorous part of Kalkan, Turkey — mainly, the…

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Kalkan, Turkey: The Glamorous (Pt. 1)

Why Turkey?! Welllllll, I had such good luck for finding babysitting jobs on care.com when I lived in Boulder, so I figured I could probably find a few house-sitting jobs internationally utilizing similar online resources, those being mindmyhouse.com and trustedhousesitters.com. The first gig I landed just so happened to be in Turkey. I thought, why not? I…

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These are a Few of My Favorite Things (To Do in Salzburg)

I’m going to skip the intro, and just cut to the chase. If you’re going to Salzburg, here are the best things that you want to do. In order: 1. Take a Rick Steves / Slick Rick Audio Tour Might I suggest one of the best things to do once you get to any new city?!…

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Crazy Screaming Woman and Syrian Refugees Sighting During Transport

Salzburg is my favorite city we’ve visited so far (wonder how many times I’m going to say that …). Kinda reminds me a bit of Boulder in a way. It’s a cute little city surrounded by green hills and tall mountains. But before I get into all the mushy gushy wanderlust talk, the transport from Prague…

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Drinking Beer & Biking Around in Prague

Before I get into the highlights, and the food and all that, one thing that happened on this trip that I couldn’t stop thinking about was how Prague was a communist country only 20 years ago, which is pretty insane to think about. And you’d never think it just exploring the city that they’ve only been…

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Cappuccinos in Viterbo

After our funny fish story and not-so-epic surfing, we went on to our next destination, Viterbo, Italy. Before I could see what Viterbo had to offer, I had some work to catch up on. Day 9 – Cafe Americano We didn’t have internet in our AirBnB in Viterbo, so Day 9 was a coffee shop…

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