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International Housesitting – A Guide to Housesitting Worldwide.

Hopefully, you’ve already read Part 1 of our series on housesitting – International Housesitting – How to stretch your travel budget and upgrade your trip. In it, we explained what housesitting is all about, along with the many benefits of house and pet sitting for both homeowners and sitters. We also examined the downside of housesitting. As we say in...

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Tangalle: If We Had Our Time Again …

On our way out of Mirissa, we hailed down a bus heading for Matara and changed over at the main bus station there. Starting at the bus station usually means you can get a seat in the crowded (but dirt cheap), Sri Lankan, public buses. About 2 hours later, having stuck to the coast road (A2) all the way, the...

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Mirissa: More Than Just A Beach

We arranged a tuk-tuk to the bus station in Galle and jumped on the next bus in line for Mirissa. As it was the starting point, we managed to both get seats – bonus! The bus follows the A2 around the coastline  (at break-neck speed) and is quite a picturesque trip. It takes about 2 hours to Mirissa and it...

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Postcard Perfect Hikkaduwa – South West Sri Lanka

After enjoying the charms of the colonial capital Colombo for almost six days, it was time to head for the South West Coast of Sri Lanka. First stop, Hikkaduwa. Unused to the trains, we managed to book 3rd Class tickets to Hikkaduwa (85 LKR each (USD 1.10) and squeezed on to an already over-crowded carriage with all our luggage. Fortunately,...

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How to travel to the Maldives on a budget and still have an awesome time!

Overwater bungalows surrounded by incredibly clear blue water. Tropical islands fringed by pure white beaches. Magnificent sunsets and incredible underwater encounters. All wrapped up in an ASTRONOMICAL price tag that would make even those with money to burn think twice. That’s always been our perception of the Maldives islands and resorts, and so we never really thought about what it...

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Resources & Handy Links

Here’s a page of useful links to travel and business resources that we use, including some with whom we’ve partnered. (see the disclaimer below.) Either we’ve used these companies personally of they’ve been recommended by trusted family and friends. I have also placed a link to reviews of some of the websites that we’ve been impressed with and will continue to complete the whole...

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