Au pair stories & testimonials

The au pair placement is a unique experience for young people from all over the world. The same applies to families who host numerous au pairs from different countries. On this page, au pairs and host families tell us about their unforgettable experiences.

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Hosting our au pair, it felt like expanding our family!


For host mother Amanda and her family the time with their au pair Alex and her boyfriend was a valuable experience.

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La aventura au pair cambió mi perspectiva de vida 


Por un desamor, Amanda decidió irse al extranjero como au pair. Su experiencia como au pair en Belfast le cambió la vida.

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I can honestly say I had a great experience


Niamh was an au pair in Spain and had a very close bond with her hostkids. She doesn't regret her stay at all, also because her host parents supported her always.

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Ellen's experience and tips in Dublin


Our editor Ellen was au pair in Dublin (Ireland) for 6 months last year and she wrote a blog and recorded videos documenting her experience. Take a look at them!

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Mein Abenteuer als Au-pair in Australien


Nina aus Deutschland war für 9 Monate als Au-pair in Australien. Warum ihr Au-pair-Jahr für sie wie ein Traum war, erzählt sie hier:

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Au-pair Charlotte: Sich selber besser kennenlernen


Charlotte aus Delbrück in Ostwestfalen hat ein Jahr als Au-pair in Paris gelebt. Hier erzählt sie von ihren persönlichen Erfahrungen und gibt Tipps, wie man sich am besten auf seinen Au-pair-Aufent

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Being an au pair has completely changed my life!


After her experience as an au pair in Spain, Georgia can say that the time with her host family was great and being an au-pair in Tenerife has completely changed her life!

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My Irish adventure – au pair experience from Dublin


Linda from the Netherlands surely had the time of her life in beautiful Ireland. Read more about her personal au pair experience in Dublin.

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Au-pair Corinna in Chile

Nach bestandener Matura war es Corinnas Traum vor Studienbeginn wieder für eine längere Zeit nach Südamerika zu gehen.


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