We're writing about au pairing in a completely new way. And you're invited to join in the discussion! There's lots to discover and lots to share. Check it out!
We received more than 2,000 pictures for our Instagram contest #aupairingis – over 2,000 glimpses into the exciting lives of real au pairs as they travel the world. The winning pictures are shown below:
Learning a language feels like embarking on an expedition to unknown cultures and considerably helps us towards a better understanding of other customs and traditions. Apart from the au pair stay, there are other great opportunities for getting to know other cultures and languages. Below, Carolin from our AuPairWorld team presents the idea of a "language tandem".
Au pairing gives young people all the benefits of the newly popular Gap Year – and is basically self-financing, too!
What is it really like having an au pair? In our new blog series, host families from all around the world share their experiences.
You are about to embark on your great au pair adventure and are wondering how to make your luggage for your coming au pair stay? No worries, our checklist will help you make sure that you do not miss out on anything important in your suitcase.
In our blog series "My au pair stay: Why, what for, what's next?", our au pair alumni get the chance to tell their personal stories. Today, Lara from Germany describes how her au pair stay determined her professional choice.
Our colleague Sara comes from Madrid and she knows that Madrid can be very hot in the summer. City natives usually stay indoors during the day to avoid the heat, but everyone wants to enjoy the evening breeze outdoors. Keep reading to discover the five best plans for such hot summer days.
And the Oscar goes to...the performers of AuPairWorld with their video #aupairingis. We do not intend to judge whether our clip may actually deserve an Oscar or not. One thing's for sure, though: we had a really great time shooting. Just take a look for yourselves! ;-)
In our Blog series, "My au pair stay: Why, what for, what's next?", alumni au pairs tell their stories and put their personal au pair stay in perspective. Today, French native Maëlys tells how she gained new confidence and came to love travelling over the course of six (!) au pair stays.
Some weeks ago, we wrote about what ought to be done if an au pair was to accompany a host family on their holidays. Today we would like to focus on the other option: Below you will find some useful tips on what should be done if an au pair does not come along on the family trip.
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