Month: January 2018

Want to learn how you can travel more, for less? Read on to discover the easiest travel hacks you can start using today. Read the full story at stayathomestraggler.com

Travel Hacks for Beginners

 Last year, I discovered travel hacking. After a brief moment of ‘why haven’t I heard about this before?' I was immediately disappointed to learn that for all those years I spent travelling the world, I could have travelled a lot more and for a lot less. But alas, it’s never too late to start! After delving further into the mysterious world of travel hacking, I felt ...Read More
Read all about how to ensure a successful and lasting long distance relationship. It's not as easy as it sounds! Find out more at stayathomestraggler.com

The Secrets to a Successful Long Distance Relationship

 This week, Mr. Straggler and I find ourselves (again) strewn across two separate continents with hundreds of miles between us. It’s only a week, it’s not forever, yet I can’t help but remember those long, and somewhat painful years we spent finding new ways to make our long-distance relationship feel more intimate and exciting. This week we were back in action. I suppose we are ...Read More
Find out how you can maximise your time at home with these 15 creative suggestions for things to do. It's not just about self improvement, but also self enjoyment! Read more at '15 of the most productive ways to pass the time at home' posted at stayathomestraggler.com.

15 of the most productive ways to pass your time at home

A few years ago, when I had my first stay at home experience, I was completely stressed out and frustrated. I felt an extreme urgency to fill my day with as many tasks as possible. I also reached out to several employers looking for work and ended up with four jobs, none of which I particularly enjoyed or needed to be doing. Looking back ...Read More
10 reasons why Tbilisi is an Awesome place to live. Blog Post, Welcome to Georgia. stayathomestraggler.com

10 reasons why Georgia is an awesome place to live

It’s extremely rare that we find ourselves returning to a country where we’ve lived and worked before. Actually, we never have. That is, until now! Last week we left our temporary home in Iran and returned to our old stomping ground - Georgia. Being back in Tbilisi is a bit nostalgic. It’s one of those cities that seems to be constantly changing and evolving, but ...Read More
Read about our old house in Tunisia and 10 things we do to make anywhere feel like home, whether long or short term. A Throwback Thursday post at stayathomestraggler.com

Throwback Thursday. Our beach shack in Tunisia…

...and 10 ways to make anywhere feel like home, on a budget.   Last week we said goodbye to Iran and decided to set up on more familiar terrain. So here we are...in Tbilisi, Georgia! Although checking in to an air b'n'b is not quite the same as moving into a new home, we quite amazingly managed to find a place in exactly the ...Read More
Making money with Paid Online Surveys. Is it Possible? Blog Post at stayathomestraggler.com. Online surveys do not seem to be worth the effort when you weight up the time commitment vs earnings. this was my personal experience.

Making money with Paid Online Surveys. Is it possible?

 Disclaimer: this is an account of my own personal experience with several paid online survey sites. I have no doubt that experiences vary widely. It all depends on your personal situation and country of residence.After a couple of weeks as a stay at home Straggler / housewife, I started feeling a bit guilty for not contributing to the household income while still accruing the usual ...Read More
2017 December, Monthly Roundup stayathomestraggler.com, blog. All my favourite things of December 2017 including christmas festivities, recommended articles, blogs and travel destinations.

Monthly Roundup: December 2017

December is my favourite month of the year. Besides Christmas feasts and New Year festivities we also have a multitude of family birthday celebrations, including my own. It's a joyful and festive time of year which usually takes us home to family and friends. This year, we celebrated with family over Skype, but were lucky enough to meet some extremely hospitable Iranian friends that went ...Read More