AuPairWorld Blog

The AuPairWorld Blog – Lifestyle, Sharing, Discovery

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!

Family rituals and routines - Why they matter

A family plays football on the beach.

Building blocks for shared happiness – with your kids and your au pair

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5 reasons why you should be an au pair

au pair in a market with a camera in the hands

Not sure whether you'd really like to go abroad as an au pair? We tell you 5 reasons why you should be an au pair for sure!

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Want to Experience London like a Londoner?

Discover London

Everyone wants to visit the UK's busiest city, but aside from the main tourist sights, what is there to see? How do you get from one place to another in this huge place? Need an insider's perspective? Rhianna, our new AuPairWorld intern, has some top tips for you all on how to really discover London.

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Au pairing for your family: 5 big wins

Au pair with child in an tent

Sharing your home with a young person from abroad is a clever (and now quite easy) way to make the most of family life.

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Travelling without Internet access? Two apps that can save the day

Young people using their smartphones

Sara, a translator at AuPairWorld, reports on two travel apps that also function offline. They made all the difference during her recent trip to Rome!

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Find a summer au pair: A great plan for your family in 2017

au pair and a little girl lying in the grass

Adding a summer au pair to the family mix can bring a new dimension of freedom and relaxation to summertime for busy parents. And it opens up new cultural dimensions for the whole family, too.

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New: Faster and more flexible searching in EasyFind

A young woman looks through binoculars with the AuPairWorld EasyFind screen in the background

Now you can adjust your search criteria directly in EasyFind and try out different search strategies more easily.

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Charlotte reports: My au pair stay - Why, what for, what's next?

Au pair Charlotte (on the right) with a friend in Paris.

In our new Blog series, "My au pair stay: Why, what for, what's next?" alumni au pairs get a chance to speak up and put their personal au pair stay in perspective. Here Charlotte from Germany explains how her time as an au pair in France helped her to clarify her plans for the future. 

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Au pair dream - Down Under: Nina's experience as an au pair in Australia

Nina on the beach in Australia

You're wondering if you should have an au pair stay in Australia? Then take a look at Nina's pictures - who spent 9 months there as an au pair. Then you'll be sure to book your ticket right away! 

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Video: What's it (really) like to be an au pair?

Collage of the seven au pairs who appear in the video

In our new video, seven au pairs tell what they get from the au pair experience - in 20 seconds or less! 

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