PT056: Housesitting with Nat and Jodie [R]

Released Wednesday, 23rd December 2015
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Imagine getting to travel the world, live in people's homes, snuggle their pets, and not have to pay a single bill. Sounds too good to be true, but it's not. Housesitting is a fantastic way to travel the world on the cheap. Jeremy interviews Nat and Jodie, a couple of full-time international housesitters. Doesn't that just sounds like the life? Listen in to find out how they're living the dream and how you can, too.

In This Episode

  • Tortuga updates

  • Housesitting around the world

  • Nat and Jodie's Background basics

  • How did you become housesitters?

  • Spiritual awakenings through travel

  • Getting started with housesitting jobs

  • Referrals!

  • The downsides

  • Payment?

  • The perks

  • Home exchange?

  • Recommended first steps

  • Lessons learned

  • Word to the Wise

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Word to the Wise

  • Jeremy: Use spreadsheets to track body weight and measurements - Be above the bathroom mirror selfies; this is a better way of keeping track of your workout progress.

  • Fred: Duolingo - Always wanted to learn Dutch? Now you can! This is a free site that makes learning languages fun. Check out the mobile app, too.

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