Tranquil canal paths, verdant green forests, grand castles, and quaint little villages were just a few of the many natural, historical, and cultural highlights we’d experienced in our four weeks riding across Europe from the U.K. to Germany. The generous hospitality showed to us and the world-renowned cycling infrastructure only enhanced the experience.
For some time now, Berlin has been near the top of our travel bucket list, but like most Western European cities, it can be pricey to stay for an extended period. So, when we started to throw around ideas for our summer cycling tour, I figured we had nothing to lose by adding a ‘Berlin’ alert in our housesitting app for summer.
My husband Tim and I like to consider ourselves expert housesitters. It's something we've been doing for more than five years now. We've house-sat all over Canada, the United States, Asia, and Australia. I estimate we've saved over six figures during our travels with the help of housesitting programs.
One of the things at the forefront of our minds as my husband, Tim, and I travel across the globe is our safety. After all, if you believed the TV and newspapers, just stepping out your front door is fraught with danger, let alone traveling through many countries around the world. And yet after traveling to over 135 countries, including 34 in Africa, much of the Middle East...