What I want to do before I turn 25

I’ve been seeing a lot of these videos on YouTube and thought it looked like fun. As of now, I still have a year and 8 months before I turn twenty-five. Plenty of time to…

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Jane Austen’s House Museum in Chawton

This post has been a couple of months in the making, but here it finally is! I am a huge fan of Jane Austen’s work. Pride and Prejudice is one of my favourite books of…

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Things that will make you feel better

Whether it’s the autumn/winter blues or homesickness, everyone needs to lift their mood every once in a while. And there are a lot of ways to do this. Maybe you’re already doing some. You definitely…

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What to tell your host family if things aren’t working out

You’ve been with your host family for a few weeks, and it’s been a nightmare. The kids don’t listen to you; the parents aren’t really helping by telling them to behave, and on top of…

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Places in the UK I want to visit

Travelling has turned into this thing that everyone does. If you go online, you won’t have to look far to find someone sharing cool places to visit, what hotels you should stay in and what…

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Halloween Movie Night

I’m a huge fan of scary movies. Especially the really gory, slasher ones. And, since it’s autumn, and almost time for Halloween, this is the perfect time to watch all of them. We have about eighteen…

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Do Host Families Take Advantage of Au Pairs

Imagine: You’re a young girl (or boy), and you have just arrived at your host family’s house to fulfil your dream of living in a different country. You get up in the mornings, get the…

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How to Help an Au Pair Friend Whose Host Family Sucks

This post first appeared on Au Pair, Oh Paris. I’ve been an au pair for a little over a year now. And that always surprises people since I’ve never been a big fan of children. And…

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Day Trip to Cambridge

About halfway through September, I put my car up for sale. And then, I started to freak out. Because once I sold it, I wouldn’t be able to drive anywhere anymore. So, keeping my fingers…

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Autumn Bucket List

As much as I love the summer, I’m actually kind of looking forward to autumn. I don’t want the weather to cool down, but I want the cosiness that autumn brings with it. The orange…

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Day in the Life of an Au Pair

Every au pair has a different schedule. It all depends on how old your host kids are, whether or not they go to school, if you have a parttime job to make some extra money…

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