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Nory

Seattle

A walk thru Seattle, WA

I have lived in Seattle for almost a year. I have my favorite spots where I always went when I was down town. In this article I walk you thru the hotspots and my...
reverse culture shock

Reverse culture shock: going home during covid-19

My two years as an au pair ended mid July 2020. I have had two amazing years on the east coast and the west coast but it was time for me to go back...
ship luggage

A handy guide to ship luggage home

Leaving your host family can bring a bit of stress with packing. Whether it is because your year is ending or because you go into rematch. You might have bought a lot of new...
trivia night

Host an online trivia night!

Let’s be honest: this quarantine has been going on for long enough. We, as I can speak for a lot of us, can’t see any of our friends at the moment. We are stuck...
5 simple things you should do

5 simple things you should do every day during quarantine

Routine is my biggest enemy right now. I can’t seem to find a good routine because I’ve been spending all my days in the house. I found five things that I want to share...
travel classes

Travel classes: what to choose from?

As an au pair you have to get a certain amount of credits / hours during your year. In a previous article we gave an overview of all the options you have in order...
extend

Why should I extend my stay as an au pair?

When you leave your home country to become an au pair you think a year is freaking long. Then you arrive, are with your host family and before you know it, eight months have...

Tips and tricks from former au pairs

When you want to become an au pair it can be difficult to find stories of how your life in America will look like. The good and the bad can be told best by...