“It gives me a warm feeling to know that there is always someone to support me” || Au Pair Julia from Austria

References

  • The Dutch experience of our German au pair AnneThe Dutch experience of our German au pair Anne

    Hi Guys,

    My name is Anne, I am 29 years old and I live in Cologne (Germany). In the end of July my second au pair experience started. For 4 months I lived in Naarden (the Netherlands). But what is so special about that? I am a very unusual au pair- at least here. I am a German with a Dutch name, born and raised in a city next to the border to the Netherlands, I knew the country from holidays and trips before AND I speak Dutch.

    You might think: Why is she doing this? It is like a bigger holiday ...

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  • Our chat with au pair Mary from UgandaOur chat with au pair Mary from Uganda

    Our au pair Mary has arrived in the Netherlands in September. We had a chat with her about her experience so far and here you can read all about it!

    About her host family:
    She is very happy with her host family. She plays a lot together with her host children (for instance local games Mary used to play as a child), they are teaching her Dutch and she is teaching them Luganda (one of the official languages in Uganda). They teach each other about their cultural differences. They have visited various museums together like Nemo  Science Museum and Rijksmuseum in ...

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  • Au Pair Experience of ErinAu Pair Experience of Erin

    Hey everyone!
    I’m Erin and I’m 23 years old. I started my au pair year in January. I’m living in a small suburb in Netherlands taking care of 4 young boys (yes 4, but it’s not as crazy as it sounds).
    I have a great host family, made some lovely friends and I’m overall having a wonderful year so I’m very excited to share a bit of it with you!

    In 2018 I spent 6 months backpacking around Europe and had a love at first sight moment with Netherlands. After that I vowed to come back one day.
    After I returned ...

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  • Experience of au pair GianninaExperience of au pair Giannina

    Giannina is a Peruvian au pair who arrived in the Netherlands March 2020. She tells about her experience so far below.

    I’m Giannina, I’m 28 years old Peruvian girl who arrived in the Netherlands on March 11th. Some days later the goverment declared lock down due to the corona virus; so that was very scary for me because I’ve just arrived in this country, and everything will be new for me and that situation seems to turn everything more difficult. But when the days goes by I addopted a positive attitude because I still could get out from home and explore ...

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