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Sheffield Housesit 

Sheffield Housesit 

By on May 13, 2015 in Travel tips, United Kingdom | 1 comment

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So now we are in a new housesit as you have probably already noticed by the title of this blog.  Anyhow the current house we are in is very nice its three stories but the bottom floor is not really useable and needs renovation they have three poodles and they are very cute and very cuddly there is Mistique Ruby and whisper. This is Mistique she is the youngest...

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Packing again – 8 packing tips that’ll save you time and money

Packing again – 8 packing tips that’ll save you time and money

By on May 10, 2015 in Packing, Travel tips | 0 comments

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We have just packed up and moved for what feels like the 100th time in the last 11 months (its probably a lot more!), so I thought it was about time I shared a few of the things we’ve learnt along the way.  One of the biggest tips I could give you is, if you’re not staying in a place for longer than 5 days, don’t bother unpacking – makes moving easy 🙂 However...

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Meeting up with Nikki

Meeting up with Nikki

By on Apr 23, 2015 in Travel planning, Travel tips, Travel with kids, Traveling Office, United Kingdom, Work and travel | 0 comments

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On the 18 of April Nikki surprised us by visiting us in London for her 21 birthday! It was the first time she had been here so she had a lot to see. But by the time she got here it was already dark so we went home got prepared and when out for Nikki’s birthday dinner ended up finding an Indian restaurant that was very nice and made an amazing butter chicken....

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Travel Photography – does every photo need to be perfect

Travel Photography – does every photo need to be perfect

By on Apr 11, 2015 in Photo Opportunity, Photography, Photography Lessons, Tech Tips, Travel tips | 0 comments

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Lets start off by getting a couple of things clear. The UpSticksNGo crew have no special photographic skills and we don’t use equipment that cost an arm and leg. We do carry one SLR camera but it seldom leaves it’s carry bag.  It’s heavy, bulky, conspicuous and we really don’t know how to use it properly.  We did consider sending it back...

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The British country side is awesome

The British country side is awesome

By on Apr 4, 2015 in Favourite travel moments, Travel, Travel experiences, Travel tips, Travel with kids, United Kingdom | 1 comment

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The British country side is (although most days it has been raining) an amazing bright and colourful place with all the green meadows sheep with there lambs and occasionally there is a snowy hill top. It also feels a lot similar to the country side in Tasmania, green meadows occasionally you see snow (on mountains) and lots of farm animals. Oh and there are these...

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