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!
Being an au pair gives you lots of freedom to have a great adventure. But there are still a few things you need to avoid. Au pairing expert and author Melanie Josephine has made a list to help keep you on a good track.
What's it really like having an au pair in the summer months? A German-Spanish family based in Barcelona shares their story.
Finally, you can escape from everyday life and explore the world - it's a dream that au pairs really get to experience. But when your partner stays at home, it isn't always so easy. AuPairWorld editor Ellen tells us about her experience:
Often the greatest pleasure comes in the anticipation – which is exactly why it can be especially fun to plan your au pair year with a Bucket List. Ellen, an editor at AuPairWorld, shares some of the best Bucket List apps:
We say "thank you" with a video to 3 million AuPairWorld users who live the dream...
Christmas donations for SOS Children's Villages and Kasseler Tafel, a local foodbank in Kassel, Germany
Au pairs are often cast as victims in sensationalist media reports. But the vast majority of au pairs report something very different (and much more positive) about their experiences.
Finding a productive partnership with your au pair
Christmas is just around the corner. The idea of being far away from home might make you feel a little bit nostalgic but at the same time you are probably very excited about experiencing all the traditions of your host country, which will surely make this day even more special.
Learning a new language is an exciting challenge for anyone, and German is no exception. But what are the best ways to improve and develop your knowledge of the German language? James, our new AuPairWorld intern, shares his top tips here.
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