“WINNER” of the 2015 ‘New Voices’ BLOG COMPETITION

“Ruth Johnston, (that’s ME !!), Australian travel writer and full-time housesitter, travels around the world with her son by housesitting, volunteering, and finding new and exciting locations for travel journalism. They find that housesitting saves them money and enables them to keep traveling around the world. In this our choice for the 2015 HouseSitMatch ‘New […]

House-sitting Enables Travel – By A Ten Year Old

Explorason loves traveling! In fact, he has been to 63 countries around the world, over the past three years. And in order for us to sustain our travels, we often house-sit. He loves house-sitting; he adores pets – especially dogs and loves having time to stop and relax. Here is his story …… How house-sitting […]

3D – The Latest In Family Fun

If you want to be in the picture, here is the place for you need to go. The latest craze to hit is 3D Art in Paradise Bangkok. We originally found out about 3D Art in Paradise Bangkok by ‘Googling’ the ‘top things to do in Bangkok for kids’, and when we saw how fun it […]

Culinary Journey of Royal Thai Cuisine

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Bangkok, we found some amazing places to visit; great places to shop; awesome tours; a wonderful spa; fabulous hotels; and brilliant shopping. But even with all that, everyone needs time to stop and eat. And not just a quick bite, we decided we wanted to experience some of the […]

The Ultimate In Pampering For Young And Old

Pampering ?????  Everyone you speaks to who has ever been to Bangkok will tell you “you must get a ‘proper’ Thai massage, and a bit of ‘personal pampering’ “.  But on our last night in Thailand, we decided to go one step further. We wanted to both experience being pampered, and we both wanted to […]

Luxury Royal Hotel Sanremo at Riviera dei Fiori

As we drive along the coast of Italy today, we are delighted to see the ocean for the first time in months, and we feel we are leaving Winter behind us.  It is a beautiful seaside known as Riviera Dei Fiori, The Riviera of Flowers – Sanremo. You may have grown up hearing of Sanremo as […]