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Best Brisbane Day Tours: An easy guide for things to do in Brisbane

For the Best Brisbane Day Tours, read the easy guide for things to do in Brisbane. Brisbane tours to Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay Islands & more.

LUCY and Dexter from Wales

We will always look back on our first pet sitting assignment with fond memories. The two dogs we looked after for three weeks, Lucy and Dexter, were a pleasure to care for and were very well behaved. As an added bonus it was our first time visiting Wales. In fact,...

Puppy Dog Tales: Eye-opening Pet Sitting Stories that will make you laugh, cry and be afraid!

One of my favourite aspects of pet sitting is meeting lots of new animal friends and getting to know their personalities. If you don't know a lot about animals you might be mistaken in thinking that a dog is just a dog! Well, that's not the case. Every animal has its...

Best lightweight camping chair for hiking, caravanning, motorcycle camping or bicycle touring

Read the review by Thrifty after 50 of the best lightweight camping chair for hiking, caravanning, motorcycle camping or bicycle touring.

Travel Experts share tips on how to save money while travelling the world: 30+ Money saving tips so you can travel more for less!

Travel Experts share their best tips on how to save money while travelling the world: 30+ Money saving tips so you can travel more for less!

The Ultimate List of Books to Read while Pet Sitting

House and Pet Sitting enables you to take things at your own speed and provides you with the perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy your holiday. When you've finished taking Fido for a walk and fed the cats you should still have plenty of time to sit back and put your...

Frequently asked questions about pet sitting

Thrifty after 50 provide frequently asked questions about pet sitting to help you find out everything you need to know to start house and pet sitting.

Best Picnic Spots in Brisbane and South East Queensland

It is only when something is taken away from you that you realise how important it was. As we celebrated the start of 2020, we looked on the new year with excitement and hope. Who could have known what an impact COVID-19 would have on the world and that the simple act...

7 Awesome Aussie Gift Ideas for your Pet Sitting Family

Whenever we do overseas house sitting and pet sitting I always like to take a gift from Australia, especially when long term house sitting. Here are 7 Awesome Aussie Gift Ideas for your Pet Sitting Family that won't break the bank or result in you paying excess...

6 reasons why you should buy an electric bike: Make the life-changing decision today!

Are you reluctant to ride a bike because you think you aren’t fit enough and will struggle up the hills? Do you miss out on spending time with your friends and family because you are worried that you won’t be able to keep up? Is riding a bicycle just plain old hard...