Last stop: Halton

    Housesit Nr.3, Halton, UK We leave Hungerford with a heavy heart. Tarka, the spaniel puppy and her owners in Hungerford, have become dear to us. After 3.5 hours train ride north we reach Halton where our new hosts, Mairead and her husband Phil, are waiting. To fill the fridge, Simon and I walk to the central shopping center. […]

At Home in Hungerford

    Housesit Nr.2, Hungerford, UK This is my kind of house! During the last months of traveling I had to admit that I was feeling slightly rootless. I longed for contact with like minded people to have good talks about art, or whatever topic might come up and share laughter. Arriving in Hungerford we are picked up by a […]

Housesitting in Normandy

  Housesit Nr.1,  Putanges Pont Ecrepin, France       Wir sind in Frankreich in der Normannischen Schweiz. Hügel und dichte Vegetation prägen die Landschaft. Über die Website „Trusted Housesitters“ fanden wir unseren ersten Housesit im 1000 Seelendorf Putanges-Pont-Ecrepin. Das Ehepaar John und Patricia kommt ursprünglich aus den Niederlanden. Vor 15 Jahren kauften sie das Anwesen in der Normannischen Schweiz, […]

Stories must go on

  We are back in Germany…The welcome has been wet, the summer, according to my friends, nearly absent. But just two days after our arrival the sun gets out. It is all a bit hectic, we change appartements, I work in between and show Simon the city. Time flies by. Still we have so many  more things to arrange! I […]

Keep calm and curry on (Sri Lanka 4)

  Travel in off- season With the ever present question of how to save money while travelling, I had the idea to comment on off season events. While the complete collection of stories might vanish in the longrun, I will give you a glimpse about the joy of it. Things are by definition different to the budget traveller, compared to the […]