Caving at Horne Lake Caves

Did You Know Vancouver Island is a Giant Piece of Swiss Cheese?

I’ve experienced a lot in my life, granted, not as much as many other people, but I’d like to think I’ve had some good times and fun experiences. After surfing for the first, second, and even third time, I never came out of the water thinking; OMFG, that was so […]

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A Visit to Canada’s Surf Playground

It’s been nice to get out and experience some more experiences again. While we try to experience more during the cold months, it isn’t always easy. And as luck would have it, this is the worst winter in BC in, like, a million years of something. But the weather was […]

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House Sitting Horror Stories

I’d like to say I’ve seen it all when it comes to house sitting. And I’d like to say I’ve heard it all too. But some of our house sitting horror stories don’t even hold a candle to others. I don’t think any house sitter can predict everything that can […]

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Hey Little Turtle, Come out of Your Introvert Shell

A pretty cool thing happened this past summer, although the coolness didn’t come to fruition until this past week. It probably wouldn’t have happened if we were still in our cozy little introvert shell either. Back in August we had a friend from Ontario visit Vancouver. Her son, a member of Canada’s […]

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All-Inclusive Vacation vs. Non All-Inclusive

Once upon a time before we lived abroad we would take a one week vacation each winter and go somewhere warm. Sometimes it was Cuba, sometimes Jamaica, and sometimes the Dominican Republic. Each place we went was all-inclusive; all you can eat drinks, all you can eat food, all you […]

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How to Turn 40 with Grace, Dignity, and Total Fricken Awesomeness!

Well, it finally came. The day I’ve been dreading – the day EVERYONE dreads! You know the day will come, eventually. When you’re younger you don’t have time to think about stuff like that though. You’re too busy being invincible. And as you age you realize you’re not as invincible […]

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8 House Sitting Questions with Rosaline Callaghan

Our next 8 House Sitting Questions were answered by Rosaline Callaghan, who is working on her own personal Irish house sitting adventure at lovingthewildatlanticway.com. With Irish roots, we have a soft spot for those in the Emerald Isle! Name: Rosaline Callaghan Hails From: Ireland Age: 56 Question #1. How/When did […]

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8 House Sitting Questions with Martin Gray

Our next guest on 8 House Sitting Questions might just have more experience than all our last participants put together! This month we’re featuring well-seasoned house sitter, Martin Gray, who is also the creator of these clever (and topic appropriate) t-shirts. Name: Martin Gray Question #1. How/When did you become a […]

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How Do You Find Your Shangri-La?

Some people visit a town, city, country, or small hamlet and immediately fall in love. They have a “this is the place for me” moment and find their Shangri-La, their paradise, so to speak. We have friends in Panama that knew they’d found the town for them right away (they […]

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8 House Sitting Questions with The New Nomads

House sitting is becoming an increasingly popular way of seeing the world, and our latest participant in our monthly 8 House Sitting Questions just happen to be citizens of the world. Coincidence? This month we’re featuring David and Diane Daniel, aka, the New Nomads. Check out their answers to our world […]