3 Reasons to be an Au Pair in a small town

Last August, I left my own rainy country for exotic England. And no, I didn’t move to London, Liverpool, Manchester or one of the other larger cities in England. I live in Aldershot, a smallish…

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5 Things To Do With The Kids

Last Thursday, it was polling day (local elections) and Raphael and Etienne did not have to go to school. Which meant that I had to spend an entire day entertaining them. Now, since I’ve been here…

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Where to find a host-family

If you want to become an au pair in a different country, the first thing you have to do is finding a host family. There are different ways of getting in touch with host-families. What…

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Opening a bank account in England

When you come to the United Kingdom for a longer period of time, you might want to set up a bank account. Unfortunately, this is not as easy as it sounds. In England, you need…

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