Greetings from the east coast USA

Hello,
Although I’ve used THS for years for international pet/house sitting, I’m new to the forum.
I’m a 57 year old freelance writer who loves to travel, care for fur babies, and sample everything new cultures have to offer.
In a perfect world, I will meet a travel buddy who desires to partner up with pet sitting and share potential home bases in Europe. Probably Albania or Portugal.
I’m excited to meet like-minded care givers, learn, share, and grow with this amazing opportunity.

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Hello @sandisolo

Thank you for joining our community forum. You are going to find it is filled with answers to most, if not all, of your questions and enquiries.

My name is Debbie and I am one of the forum moderators, as well as a sitter member of TrustedHousesitters. I was an owner member for three years and have now moved over to a sitter membership, so I have insight into both sides of the memberships. Have you been to Portugal yet? We were just there in May and it was absoluately beautiful! We travelled Lisbon, Porto, Coimbria, and my favorite Nazare……a beautiful beach town! Lisbon was a little big for me but I certainly enjoyed drinking Port in the lovely town of Porto!

I am hoping this info will help you find your way around the platform and interest you to join in the conversations. It can be a little daunting and confusing at first, so we included this handy guide

How to use our Community Forum | TrustedHousesitters.com

You might also want to embed your TrustedHousesitters profile by following How to add a listing or profile link to your FORUM profile. This way other members can easily connect to your profile and possibly reach out direct for the opportunity you are looking for!

Our members are connecting every day and the forum is a great place where you can get to know one another. Please take a moment to introduce yourself About the introduce yourself category - Introduce Yourself - TrustedHousesitters Community Forum by giving us as little or as much info as you prefer. If you are confused on what to say, we have some great suggestions:

  • How long have you been a member of Trustedhousesitters?
  • Where is your home location?
  • As a sitter, please share with us where you prefer to sit (dream location, bucket list, etc.)
  • If presently on a sit, tell us about the location and the pets you are caring for.
  • Share pics of you, your own pets, or pets you have cared for or are caring for.

We are always here to help, so please don’t hesitate to message us with any questions or concerns. If you are not a member yet of TrustedHousesitters and want more info, we will be happy to assist.

Also, can I just ask how you came upon the forum and decided to join? I am always curious as to what drives someone to a certain site.

Have a great day!

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