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Mavis Memorial – The Cat Who Began our Slow Travel Adventure

It is with sadness that we learned today of the passing of our beloved Ms. Mavis cat, after Mavis’ owner emailed us late last evening. Mavis was our very first pet sit in Europe. We were fortunate

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10 Step Guide to House Sitting Around the World

10 Step Guide to House Sitting In this guide to house sitting I will walk you through the basics of how to house sit around the world. Drawing on real house sitting experiences, I present a 10 step process

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Budget Accommodation in Portimao: Jardins do Amparo

Budget accommodation in Portimão (Portugal) doesn’t mean you must be a backpacker looking for a cheap hostel. Jardins do Amparo is a great option for two or four people traveling together around

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Vacation vs Travel + How to stay in a Palace for Free

The Definition of Vacation vs Travel Lifestyle The terms vacation and travel are two distinct terms. Many people have wrongly assumed that Meredith and I are on an extended vacation. Not so much. A vacation

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Why Visit Carrick-on-Shannon: Memories from 2 Crazy Canadians

The northern county or Leitrim in Ireland became the Nomad Newlyweds adopted home for a few months in 2015. We posted a few photos of Carrick-on-Shannon back in June and wanted to add a few more pics to

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Explore the Moorish Roots of Silves Castle and Town

The hillside town of Silves presents a wonderful opportunity to explore the Moorish roots of the Algarve region. And, Castelo de Silves is one of the best preserved castles in the south of Portugal, even

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Sometimes you need a Portuguese Mall Food Court Workspace

Meredith and I are roughing it for a few weeks while we are between house sits. We flew to Faro, Portugal and have been inhabiting a well situated studio apartment in Portimao, located a short 5 minute

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How to Get from Faro to Portimão by train

The easiest way to get from Faro to Portimão is by train. The train station in Faro is conveniently located near the center of town, on the bay overlooking the airport. We took a taxi from our hotel (Ibis

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