Tips and Tricks

    • Apps and websites to help you grow in 2021

      To describe 2020 as ‘turbulent’ would be an understatement. As full-time travelling housesitters, who have spent the past three years tweaking and carving out this new life on the road, having it suddenly grind to a halt felt like learning a new way of life all over again. It was exhausting, and emotional. Many people […]

    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

    • 5 ways to keep fit on the road

      Going from the 9-5 lifestyle to full time housesitting, one of the changes we don’t often think about is our fitness and health. Without a set routine where we might cycle to the office, walk a little longer just to visit our favourite cafe for lunch, or hit the gym post-work, it becomes all too […]