Hello from a new housesitter on her first THS sit

Hi,

After having done housesitting for friends and family in the past (and did volunteer work at a wildlife rehabilitation centre in South Africa about a million years ago), I finally signed up for THS not so long ago. The reason I signed up is that I am planning to travel for a couple of years and for me housesitting seems like the best way to get my pet-fix and travel to locations I would maybe not go to otherwise. As a bonus it gives me a location to work from online.

Currently I’m on my first THS sit in Switzerland for 5 weeks and I’m loving every minute of it. Looking forward to many more housesits and making lots of new furry friends.

Happy housesits everyone!

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Hi Stefanie,

Welcome to our community forum and to Trustedhousesitters thank you for a lovely introduction and for the adorable photo you have shared on your other post >>

Pet and house sitting is an amazing travel lifestyle for every pet lover whether planning to travel every so often or like you with a bigger plan. It allows for slow, purposeful travel connecting with local communities in a way traditional travel can’t.

A pet sitters mantra could be … Pets, People & Places, it’s mine for sure.

Enjoy the conversations, connecting with members from around the world and we can’t wait to share in your new adventure

Angela the Team

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Hi Stephanie,
Your first house sit and it is Switzerland for 5 weeks during the best time of year! I just rejoined, am living in Spain and my next sit is the 25th in France.
Enjoy your time and keep in touch.

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Hi Jmarie!

Good to hear you (re)joined! I’ll be in France for a sit as well this month, what a coincidence. Enjoy your sit, let us know how it goes.

Fabulous! Enjoy!

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Will be in the beautiful Dordogne region which I have been several times. What province will you be exploring?

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That sounds wonderful! I will be in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region myself, so close to Switzerland again. After living in the flat Netherlands most of my life, the mountains are a nice change in scenery :grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes: