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The Travelling Life – In-Between House Sits

Between our Markham and Ottawa house sits, we had a few days of travelling to visit friends, camping, and a family wedding to attend to!

Glammis Ontario

First we went to Glammis, which is a nice little community and sits at the juncture of three of the original townships of the County of Bruce– Kincardine, Bruce and Greenock. Historians can check here if you want to know more about Glammis. (more…)

The Travelling Life – House Sitting Part 2

New pal while travelling

As previously mentioned, we will be doing a series of articles on our experiences with four house sits we acquired, back-to-back, all in Ontario, Canada. Our second house sit took us to Markham Ontario.


Markham is a city in the Regional Municipality of York within the Greater Toronto area of Southern Ontario. It is also Canada’s 16th largest city and changed its status in 2012 from town to city. Population in 2014 was 329,204. (more…)

The Travelling Life – House Sitting Part 1

My husband and I love to travel, especially south for 5 -6 months at a time. This presents a problem. Where do we live in between travelling destinations? Until recently, we had never considered house sitting as an option, until we realized we were technically homeless and I think our accommodating friends were getting a little tired of us.

How We Got Started

On our last two trips to Costa Rica, we met many wonderful people and developed a friendship with many of them. We discovered that some of them were house sitting for other people. The more we looked into this, the more interested we became. (more…)

About Mary Ann

Hello and Welcome!

Thanks for stopping by. We hope you love to travel as much as we do!

We haven’t always been able to  travel. I am in my 60’s and worked for most of my adult life. A few years ago, my husband and I decided we should travel. After all, we weren’t getting any younger. (more…)