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How To Deal With Homesickness When You Live Far Away

By katiegustafson | November 26, 2019

This time of year always makes me feel extra homesick. I’ve been thinking a lot about how to deal with homesickness this week in particular, with Thanksgiving and Christmas quickly approaching. Last year, we spent Christmas in upstate New York and visiting family in surrounding areas. Since living abroad, we’ve had a different plan each…

Traveling With Family: Travel Quotes & Stories

By katiegustafson | September 24, 2019

This post will be a work in progress. There are just too many stories. I’m hoping to eventually have a travel quotes and stories series with other contributors. I think the reason (aside from money and time) people don’t travel with family or kids is because of fear. I’ve heard it time and time again…

You Won’t Want to Leave Agistri, Greece – Among the Best Greek Islands to Visit

By katiegustafson | September 18, 2019

When I think about the best greek islands to visit, I’ve never heard of Agistri before. In fact, after surveying several friends, it’s not a place anyone had really heard of before. When my sister and I decided to take a long-overdue trip together, we narrowed down our choices to Greece as neither of us…

How To Land Your First Family House Sitting Job

By katiegustafson | September 10, 2019

So you’re ready to get your first family house sitting job. You’ve joined Trusted Housesitters or something similar so what’s next? 1 – Create a Fabulous Profile First, you have to create your profile. Be sure to add and complete all or most of the sections they suggest. We’ve done all of them, except a…