Ingunn & Stefan

We are an Icelandic couple, both teachers and I work as a translator and have published

Akureyri, Iceland
4 Reviews

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Reviews (4)


Ingunn and Stefan were spectacular house sitters for us and our pets. When we got home our pup Ruby still wanted to spend time on Ingunn's lap, licking her

Reno, NV, US · 28 Jan - 11 Mar 2018

Ingunn and Stefan housesat for us mid Dec 17 to early Jan 18. I can only describe them as fantastic. Communication was great and Ingunn being a teacher was

Porirua, New Zealand · 19 Dec 2017 - 06 Jan 2018

What a lovely couple. Ellie was quite happy with them and was not stressed while we were away,which is what it is all about. Ellie had longer walks with them

Minehead, United Kingdom · 10 Nov - 02 Dec 2017

Came back from a six-week trip to find the house tidy and our cat happy, relaxed and well-fed – could hardly ask for more. The only criticism is that the

Huddersfield, United Kingdom · 15 Sep - 01 Nov 2017

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Ingunn house-sat and looked after our six-year-old cat for six weeks between September and November 2017. She proved to be reliable and organised, and the

House & pet sitting reference · 14 November 2017


I have travelled widely, lived in many countries, held many different jobs, such as teaching, translating, cooking, cleaning. I translate books for a living and like to use the freedom it brings me to see the world. My background as a farm

Why we want to house sit

I see this as a great opportunity to get to know more places in the world, which is my passion, and assisting others at the same time. I am more interested in living in places for a while and getting to know them that way, than being a

Our experience

I grew up on a farm in the Icelandic countryside so I am well used to all kinds of work as well as taking care of many different kinds of animals. Me and my ex-husband had two dogs and two horses so I am used to having pets. I also had a

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Small pets


April 2020
May 2020
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Ingunn 48 and Stefan 53
Fiction Translator and Poet and Teacher
With a partner