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  • Literary Places to visit in England

    As you might’ve been able to tell from my monthly updates, I like reading. And I do it a lot. But not only do I like books, I also like anything that has to do with books. And some of…

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    Things I learned from being an au pair

    1. Everyone thinks their country is the best in the world From talking to other au pairs, I’ve learned that while they enjoy being in England, they still think their own countries are the best. While I don’t really agree…

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    Reykjavik // Travel with me

    At the end of December, I couldn’t sleep. So I started looking up different trips. Because that’s what I do when I can’t sleep. I book trips. The whole reason I booked this trip to Iceland was so that I…

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    Things to remember when changing host families

    It’s that time of year where a lot of new au pairs are starting their job. And others are changing their host families. Because sometimes, things just don’t work out – and you’re not quite ready to go back to…

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    Tenerife // Travel with me

    Monday morning, the 17th of December 2018, my host mum drove me to the airport. My Christmas holidays had officially begun and that afternoon, I boarded a plane to Tenerife. Not where I’m going to spend Christmas but I wanted…

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    Reflecting on 2018

    This post was actually supposed to go online last week. But I kind of neglected this blog while I was in the Netherlands with my parents. So here it is – me reflecting and looking back on my goals for…

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    2019 Resolutions & Goals

      Happy new year everyone! Let’s hope it’s going to be as great as 2018! In last week’s post, I mentioned that I still had to set myself some goals and think of resolutions for the new year. So that’s…

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    Preparing for 2019

    First of all, Merry Christmas! I hope you’re all having a lovely holiday! Since I’m at my parents’ house for the holidays, I kind of started preparing for the new year early. “At the start of December”-early. Because even though…

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    Things I learned in 2018

    I have another post coming up in which I actually reflect on the things I did the past year but I figured it would be a good idea to take a moment and think about all the things I learned…

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    Things you should discuss with your host parents

    There are au pairs in Aldershot that don’t actually talk to their host parents. They talk, but not about anything important. They discuss the kids, how they have been acting and what they have to do for school. And yes,…

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    Saving money as an au pair

    When it comes to saving money, I go through periods where I save all my money followed by periods where I buy way too much stuff that I don’t need (mostly books). Here are some tips on how to save…

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