How I made the decision to go into rematch

I’m a very indecisive person. Going into rematch is a huge decision. It literally changes your life. In a lot of ways. Naturally, I had an incredibly hard time with that decision. I was...

A guide to concert tickets in America

Recently a friend and I were in New York city, because we wanted to go to a concert at the Hammerstein Ballroom. However, we did not have tickets to said concert, because by the...

Letting go of life at home

In order to have a good au pair year, there are a couple sacrifices that you will have to make, the first one being probably the biggest step: moving away from home and leaving...

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Must see in New York: Arcadia Earth

When in New York there are many things to see and to do. The classic walk across Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square, Statue of Liberty and of course the countless viewpoints. But if you’re looking...

Embracing the American lifestyle

I’ve often heard au pairs say that they want to “experience the American way of life”, when asked why they wanted to become an au pair. The American culture and lifestyle plays a huge...

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NYC guide: Christmas edition

There’s always a lot to see in NYC, but the city is especially beautiful around Chrismas time or as some would argue: the most wonderful time of the year. Bellow you’ll find a few...

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Christmas gift guide: What to get your host family for Christmas

Christmas songs, hot chocolate, Christmas lights and decorations – it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Though thinking about the fact that you might should get Christmas gifts for your host family might...