How to make your au pair profile really stand out

In my home country, the Netherlands, final exams are over, and everyone done with school is looking at three months of doing nothing before the rest of their lives begin.  Many of them will be going on to uni next year…

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3-Day Juice Cleanse – My Experience

So, I got back from Stratford-Upon-Avon on Tuesday during half-term. On Wednesday, I started on a 3-day juice cleanse. A lot of people asked me why I would want to do one of those cleanses. My skin looks pretty good,…

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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 town that is about an…

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Bank Holiday in Shakespeare Land

May half-term started with a bank holiday and the host mum and kids gone to Dorset. I decided to go to Stratford-Upon-Avon for a few days. The original plan was that I would drive there and then continue on to…

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Monthly Update: May 2018

Does anyone even read these updates? May was a weird month, and it was definitely the first month that I really got to experience the workflow of a freelance translator. It’s not like I haven’t had weeks without work before,…

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When Worlds Collide

Last weekend, my dad came over to England to visit me. And that doesn’t happen often. Usually, when family or friends come to visit au pairs, it’s their mums. I was just excited to finally have someone over (it’s taken…

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Day Trip to Winchester

Unlike the rest of the world, I stayed far away from Windsor on Saturday. My dad came over to visit me, and we briefly considered going there. But that was before we realised the wedding would take place in Windsor.…

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What’s In My Au Pair Bag

Let’s go back ten years when everyone on YouTube and in Blogland was doing “What’s in my bag” video’s and articles. I loved watching those videos. Not because I actually listened to the tips people gave on what to carry…

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