Carol & Hal

Adventuresome, recently retired professional couple.

Lisbon, Portugal

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Juliet
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Carol and Hal were perfect sitters and delightful company both for myself and Cleo! We "met" originally via Skype before agreeing the sit (I would recommend

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Moreton in Marsh, United Kingdom · 09 Jun - 15 Jun 2019
Liz
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Carol and Hal were my first house sitters and what a great experience it was . They kept in touch right from when the sit was confirmed and flew in the day

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Bishops Waltham, United Kingdom · 25 May - 07 Jun 2019
Katharina
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Carol and Hal were lovely housesitters. They were very responsive right from the start, arrived as agreed and made time for a joint dinner before I left on

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Barcelona, Spain · 05 Apr - 21 Apr 2019
Roxanne
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Carol and Hal were the perfect sitters for us. It was the first time we had used trusted house sitters so we were unsure how it would work out. We loved

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London, United Kingdom · 24 Jan - 10 Feb 2019

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Ana
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Carol and Hal are a wonderful and friendly couple. They rented my apartment in Oeiras from 15 February untill 1st June 2018 and they took care of it as if

Landlord reference · 04 September 2018

About

We are recently retired, non-smoking Americans who have spent more than a decade living, studying, and/or working abroad: France, Germany, Japan, and now Portugal. Hal speaks French and German, and has studied Japanese. Carol speaks

Why we want to house sit

While we are enjoying our lives in Lisbon, we have friends throughout Europe (and other parts of the world) with whom we like to reconnect. Further, although we have travelled fairly widely within Europe, naturally there are many places

Our experience

Hal was raised on a dairy farm in California and had lots of experience with both farm animals and pets. We especially like cats and dogs. We’ve spent hundreds of hours holding cats – a couple of them in particular -- while reading, working

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish
  • farm animalLivestock
  • birdBirds

Availability

July 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia And Herzegovina
  • Cape Verde

Profile details

Age
Carol 65+ and Hal 65+
Occupation
Retired and Hal still does some academic writing and journalism.
Travelling
With a partner