• 2020 Gift Guide for people who housesit or travel full time

    The holiday season is upon us! Hunkered down in Tier 3 at Suze’s parents house in Kent, we’ve been making the effort to get into the Christmas spirit by eating copious amounts of mince pies, decorating the family Christmas tree, and snuggling up by the fire with hot chocolate in hand for proper cosy winter […]

  • Borrow My Doggy Frequently Asked Questions

    Having spent the past month living at home with Suze’s parents, after all of our November housesits were cancelled due to a second UK lockdown, we couldn’t be more grateful for the existence of Borrow My Doggy to satiate our cravings for fluffy cuddles! We were fortunate enough to spend the first UK lockdown with […]

  • How to take better photos of dogs

    We’ve had loads of compliments about the photos we take, and it really makes our day when we hear such lovely comments! So to return the favour we want to help you take better photos of your pets and improve your phoDOGraphy (sorry… not sorry)! Every camera is different, so it is worth learning how […]

  • How to satisfy your wanderlust in lockdown

    It’s safe to say our travels for 2020 haven’t exactly gone to plan. Like most of our housesitting buddies, we’ve had to deal with a colossal shortage of housesits, cancelled sits, last minute invitations and a complete strike through the list of adventures we had laid out for this year. You can read about what […]

  • Travelling during Covid: Our 2020 housesitting review

    On the 5th November the UK entered its second lockdown. At the time of writing, lockdown 2 is planned to end on the 2nd of December but, if we’ve learnt anything from 2020 it’s to expect the unexpected. We had three housesits lined up over November that we had to cancel in order to comply […]

  • Our top 5 travel games!

    One of our biggest take-aways from our time in lockdown at Round the Woods (and there were many, many transformational take-aways) is the importance of slowing down and being present in the moment. Whatever jobs we took on, we did so mindfully and carefully as we learnt new skills and took our time to do […]