Things to Consider Before You Move to a Remote Location

** In Collaboration** If you are thinking that living in the countryside and away from the hustle and bustle of the big city is for you, it is important that you consider the consequences of your move, so you don’t end up regretting it like many other people before. You might be missing your friends, the pubs and restaurants, and the convenience of the public transport. To make sure that it is worth the sacrifice, you will have to consider every aspect of your move carefully, so you can ensure that you don’t have to move back due to not being able to get used to your new lifestyle. Find a few pointers below. Infrastructure One of the things you have to consider is the roads and the services available. If you are far from the next exchange of phone lines and broadband, you might end up paying a fortune for a satellite phone and internet, which will make your lifestyle even more expensive. Likewise, if you cannot get gas or electricity and have to pay for the services to be led to your home, you will increase your cost of move. Do your research to avoid disappointment. Road Networks It all sounds idyllic to live in the countryside, but will you be able to cope with the dirt road in the winter when everything is muddy or covered in snow? You might be stuck in your home for weeks, […]

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House Details #6

To see the ‘House Details #5’ post click here The house has been a working progress for almost 1.5 years now, but the lounge room is finally almost done! I especially like the loungeroom in the morning light! New chair from Fantastic Furniture  ! We needed an extra chair as one of my friends is moving in (& three people […]

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House details #3

Like many things, this blog post was difficult to write (perhaps more so than many other blog posts). I was so excited to decorate my home and share the progress with you all. Since Jake’s gone it definitely does not feel like home anymore, and I have been considering what to do (stay here or move etc.), which is a […]

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House details #2

As some of you may know, my partner & I purchased our first home about 3 months ago, and I have been slowly adding new details! If you haven’t checked out the first house post go here: https://drofwhat.com/2017/05/27/first-peak-into-new-house/ Otherwise keep scrolling to see the newest details! Our new entry way decoration from my parents! Very, very relevant. I purchased a […]

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