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Proven Tips To Get Your First House Sitting Job

Proven Tips To Get Your First House Sitting Job

Landing your first house sitting job is difficult and can sometimes take months. However, after completing five house sits (in Asia, Europe, and North America), we are confident in passing along our proven tips to get your first house sitting job! We applied for our first house sit in October of 2014 and two weeks later were booking flights to ... Read More »

Hiking in Santorini: Fira to Oia

Hiking in Santorini: Fira to Oia

Santorini is well known for its stunning caldera views, famous blue domed churches and fantastic sunsets. However, there is a hike between two cities that is another must see when visiting the area. Hiking Fira to Oia will give you a spectacular three hour experience you will never forget. The Fira to Oia hike is approximately 10 kilometers (6+ miles) and will ... Read More »

The Best Way To See Bagan

The Best Way To See Bagan

Bagan, Myanmar is easily one of the most picturesque cities we have ever visited. While it’s nearly impossible to visit the 3,100+ pagodas and temples in one trip, you can visit a number of them by renting e-bikes, bicycles or hiring a guide/driver. Walking is possible, but you won’t make it very far as the sights are spread out quite ... Read More »

How to Hike Mount Daimonji

How to Hike Mount Daimonji

For a great view of Kyoto, be sure to hike Mt. Daimonji. This is part of the eastern mountain range in Kyoto and will not disappoint. The hike (scenic option) can be done by most anyone in relatively decent physical condition and includes both wooded and open areas, so we suggest wearing sunscreen and insect repellent. There are some additional ... Read More »

Overnight in Haneda Airport – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Overnight in Haneda Airport – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Can you stay overnight in the Tokyo-Haneda International Airport? Yes, you can! Our 12 hour flight from the U.S. arrived around 10:30pm local time. So, instead of paying for an outrageously priced airport hotel for maybe a few hours of sleep, we chose to stay overnight in the airport. Anyone who wishes to stay overnight must make their way to the international ... Read More »