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On making friends as an au pair and leaving them

When you first become an au pair, you get to start over. You only take a couple of the things you own and leave your friends and family behind. You’re going on an adventure and on your way, you will…

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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 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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A weekend in Stratford-Upon-Avon

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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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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Summer 2018 Plans and Bucket List

As you may have noticed in my monthly updates, I like making lists of things to do. The weather has finally been getting warmer; we kind of skipped over spring and went straight to summer. It’s only for a few…

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Stonehenge // Travel with me

It’s what all the souvenirs in the gift shop said, so I figured it would be a good title for this post. Last Sunday, I drove up to Stonehenge with one of the other au pairs. It’s only an hour’s…

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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 is a host-family? Host families…

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