EPoP 009: Dalene Heck on How To Live Rent Free Around the World

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In this episode of the Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast, Dalene Heck of HeckticTravels.com joins the show to talk about how she and her husband Pete have lived in some amazing houses around the world, from the Caribbean island of Roatan to a penthouse in Manhattan…


Their secret?


And during the podcast, Dalene reveals everything you need to know to start doing the same.  From what sites to use to find housesits to how to build a killer housesitting profile that will get you noticed, it’s all there, and then some.

Dalene is the person who introduced me to the wonderful world of housesitting and with 13 housesits under her belt in 4 years, is the ultimate authority on the subject.

So if you’re looking to score a sweet apartment in downtown Barcelona or a relax on a vineyard in Tuscany, all for free, give this killer interview a listen!

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In This Episode, You’ll Learn:

  • How housesitting works.
  • The best sites to find housesitting jobs.
  • A few things you should think about, and do, before accepting a housesit.
  • The most crucial part of getting a housesit you want.
  • How a brand new housesitter can create a profile that stands out.
  • What countries have the most housesitting positions available, and why.
  • How saving money by housesitting can lead to a $600 helicopter ride in Greenland!

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