Malabar Beach, Sydney Guide: Tranquil & Family Friendly

Malabar Beach, Sydney Guide: Tranquil & Family Friendly

Just south of big brother, Maroubra, and approximately 12km south of Bondi, lies the much lesser-known Malabar Beach. It’s smaller, quieter, but definitely no less spectacular. Tucked into Long Bay, Malabar is backed by Cromwell Park and protected either side by...
Emigration Preparation Part 2: Let the Madness Begin

Emigration Preparation Part 2: Let the Madness Begin

In my last blog post, I detailed how I finally got my permanent residency visa for Australia, why I decided to go backpacking across Australia’s south coast, and the terror that set in once the whole notion of migrating had sunk in! Here are the grown-up hurdles...
Maroubra Beach, Sydney Guide: Sand & Surf

Maroubra Beach, Sydney Guide: Sand & Surf

Just a 15km drive south of Sydney CBD, the vast and beautiful Maroubra Beach is a whole kilometre of white-sanded loveliness. Its name, taken from an Aboriginal word meaning “like thunder”, rather fittingly describes the crashing, surf-worthy waves...
How to Write an Advert to Attract the Right House Sitter

How to Write an Advert to Attract the Right House Sitter

Following on from my blog post on how to find a reliable house sitter, this guide goes into detail on how to write an advert for a house sitter on a house-sitting website. Some of you new to using house sitters may be unsure of what information to include and how best...
Bundeena Saltwater Market & Art Trail

Bundeena Saltwater Market & Art Trail

With beautiful beaches, quiet leafy streets and easy access to the Royal National Park’s famous Coast Track, the abundance of natural beauty in Bundeena and Maianbar make these neighbouring south-Sydney villages a hotspot for creative types. On the first Sunday...
How to Find a Reliable House Sitter: 10-Step Guide

How to Find a Reliable House Sitter: 10-Step Guide

If you’re going on holiday soon and don’t know what to do about pet care and garden maintenance, using a house sitter can be a brilliant all-in-one solution. This guide by an experienced house sitter (me!) will explain how to find a house...
Bundeena, Maianbar & Bonnie Vale Campground

Bundeena, Maianbar & Bonnie Vale Campground

Sydney life can be hectic, and there are times when you just want to put the traffic noise on mute and retreat back into nature for a little bit of peace and tranquillity. One of the greatest things about living in Sydney is that in addition to having festivals,...
How I Saved Over $50k House Sitting Across Australia

How I Saved Over $50k House Sitting Across Australia

If you’re curious about how house sitters get free travel accommodation, this post will explain how I saved over $50k by house sitting in Australia. I began as an unpaid house sitter through Aussie House Sitters during my road trip from Perth to Brisbane. Once I...