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How to House Sit around the World

How to House Sit around the World

By on Feb 28, 2015 in Accommodation, House Sitting, Travel tips | 1 comment

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After last weeks post about it being cheaper to travel than live at home, I’ve been asked been ask to write some more about the world of house sitting.  We’re by no means experts and it you want to learn more I suggest you check out Nat and Jodie’s fantastic House Sitting Academy – its really helped us. After 2 successful house sits and 2 more coming up this...

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The best part of travel..

The best part of travel..

By on Jan 28, 2015 in Accommodation, Delenia, Favourite Spots, Greece, Location Independent Business, Travel experiences | 0 comments

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This week we’ve found ourselves in a remoteish part of Greece.  In fact we’re not very far from Athens on an Island called Evia.  You can get here via a ferry or take a long drive and arrive via a bridge.  Unfortunately we had to take the bridge because the ferry was canceled due to poor weather.  However the drive was very nice because we got to see a...

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XP Hotel Bangkok

XP Hotel Bangkok

By on Nov 26, 2014 in Accommodation, Bangkok, Travel with kids, Work and travel | 0 comments

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So in Bangkok we are in an awesome hotel it has a swimming pool which is really cold until you get used to it, free foosball that you have to cheat for it to actually be free and a gym that hardly anyone uses because its tiny. There is also free tuk-tuk rides to about 5 minutes away to the train station or the mall, which is right next to the train station. The room...

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Air BnB Rocks

Air BnB Rocks

By on Nov 11, 2014 in Accommodation | 2 comments

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As you know we’re travelling the world with three children for 18 months.  We’re also travelling on a rather tight budget so looking for reasonably priced accommodation is high on our list of priorities.  Plus as we have children with us we need to be mindful of the standard of accommodation – there are some things that as adults we will put up...

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Being a traveller and not just a tourist

Being a traveller and not just a tourist

By on Sep 24, 2014 in Accommodation, Self Contained Accommodation, Travel and food, Travel experiences | 2 comments

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Finally we’ve left Australia! We’re in Lombok, Indonesia which is an island to the east of Bali. We’ve had a full week here now and starting to settle in.  The house we’ve rented for the month is in a gated community with a guard on duty all the time, however just outside the gate the Senggigi society awaits us everyday! When we first arrived...

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Monopolies and customer service – Tom Price Tourist Park

Monopolies and customer service – Tom Price Tourist Park

By on Aug 25, 2014 in Accommodation, Camping, Travel planning | 2 comments

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Just because you are the only place in town can you neglect customer service? I think we have just witnessed the worse examples of customer service and blatant naziism I have ever witnessed. Obviously the old adage that the customer is always right, doesn’t apply when you have a monopoly. We arrive early today into the Tom Price valley caravan park after...

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