Category Archives: Housing

Top 10 Reasons To “Sit” through Retirement

If you would like to add travel to your retirement lifestyle, try house sitting. This professional house sitter offers 10 Top Reasons to do so. Continue reading

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Traveling? Find Someone to Look after Your Home and Pets Cost-Free

Planning a vacation or a longer trip away can throw up a few dilemmas. Leaving your home empty could be a security issue and if you have pets, who will care for them. Try this win win solution. Continue reading

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Lodging and Local Happenings in Panajachel

Are you renting an apartment for this long stay. Would you mind revealing how much you pay per month and I would love to hear how the expat community, and you, are involved in local happenings. Continue reading

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Affordable Beach Places to Stay in Mexico

We stayed in the older, colonial section of town in Mazatlan which was close to the beach, and we paid $5 a night for our hotel. Today, that same room with Wifi access runs about $12 a night when you stay multiple nights. Continue reading

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Move to Mexico? $2k a Month?

Dear Billy & Akaisha, My wife and I have become enamored with the idea of moving to Progresso, MX when we are retired (5 more years for me). We are very much homebodies, that like to eat the local cuisine … Continue reading

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Single Traveler Lodging Question

Hello Billy and Akaisha, I’ve had a brief look through your guide so far and one thing that caught my eye was that you appear to have both couchsurfed and stayed in hostel dorms. Want to change your life? Make … Continue reading

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House Sitting My Way Around the World

Choosing to house sit as a means to travel the world is not only an imaginative route but a practical one as well. Continue reading

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Managing Lodging Expense on the Road

People often ask us how we travel the world on so little. As readers of our website and blog know, there are 4 categories of highest spending: housing, transportation, taxes and food. Lodging on the road can be a massive … Continue reading

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We Are Wealthy Beyond Belief

Those of us who live in the U.S. oftentimes forget how wealthy we truly are. That might sound trite, but consider how valuable having running water is to your life. You don’t have to carry it up from the stream every day which happens to be half-a-mile away. Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

What you pay for housing is the largest category of expense in any household. The amount you shell out for rent and utilities or for your mortgage, maintenance, insurance, utilities and repairs makes a sizable dent in your monthly paycheck. Ever thought about changing that? Continue reading

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