John

Traveling the world, the slow way

Paris, France

Reviews (10)

Kieran

Great house sitter. Safe pair of hands and very experienced house sitter

Berlin, Germany · 24 Oct - 27 Oct 2019
Wiebke

John took good care of my house and my cat Tommy for three weeks in autumn 2019. He kindly arrived two days before my departure so that we had a lot of time

Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany · 25 Sep - 15 Oct 2019
Patrice

John looked after our pets,( two poodles and a cat), for 4.5 weeks while we were away on holiday. He was fantastic! Our pets and house were so well cared

Geelong West, VIC, Australia · 20 Aug - 19 Sep 2019
Sally

We were incredibly lucky to have had John house-sit and pet-sit for us while we were on holiday this year. He was extremely flexible and fitted in with our

Oxford, New Zealand · 06 Jun - 26 Jun 2019
DANELLE

I felt incredibly grateful to have found John, and so was Wallace the dog.. John has a great affinity with the animals and anyone will be lucky to have him

Landsborough, QLD, Australia · 20 Mar - 20 Apr 2019

References (2)

Eliza

John took charge of my house during the summer of 2017. We have a cat who is very affectionate and desolate when left alone. John took very good care of

House & pet sitting reference · 07 October 2017

About

I'm traveling full time - originally through Europe and now the world as I'm doing my first house sits in Malaysia and Australia. Trying to live the "digital nomad" lifestyle, I started using workaway volunteering, some couchsurfing and

Why I want to house sit

I work from home so I need a home to work from! Give me a corner to plug in my laptop and an internet connection and I'm happy. I need to focus on my software project so I'm trying to find house sits rather than volunteering work, so I can

My experience

My first "sit" was a big one: I was caretaker of a castle in the south of France for 2 winters. No animals but plenty of daily challenges. Afterwards, I watched over a house in an island in the Seine near Paris, taking care of the owner's

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Small pets

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
44
Occupation
translator
Travelling
On my own