The following is a guide for people interested in becoming an au pair in which I try to talk about everything important in order to help you have a great experience. I will cover issues like payment, working hours, insurances and more. In addition, I asked a lot of fellow aux pairs for their experience in a survey, I … Read more
First of all: HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF YOU!
2014 was MASSIVE!
A few days ago my mum asked me what grade I would give this year and my answer has to be A+! For me 2014 was the year of the extreme, the year of traveling and exploring and the year of doing what I wanted … Read more
It is happening! My time here is coming to an end! That is why the time has come to recall the last months. It has happened so much, good things and bad and it is difficult to summarize everything in one post. I am surprised about how quickly these last five months have passed by, unbelievable that this … Read more
Last weekend my mom and my sister came to visit, an event that belongs to every experience abroad. I was so proud to show them „my“ Rome, the hidden spots I like to visit. It was an amazing feeling, showing your family „your“ city! However, in only a few days I will leave Roma and that fact inspired … Read more
I live in Rome. In Italy. When I arrived here in July, waiting with all of my luggage at Termini for the bus that was supposed to bring me to my new home for the next months, I told myself where I was. I will never forget standing there, thinking: I live in Italy. I am in the … Read more
Lately I have been spending more time at home due to the fact that I had to catch up with some work for my blog and also improving my language skills as I finally started attending a language course at the first of October. It is not only fun to learn Italian with other au pairs, yet also … Read more
„What, you live in Trastevere?! Man, you’re lucky!“
I have heard this one and similar exclamations more than once. It is important to mention, that not only my au pair friends yet also Italians themselves look at me with jealousy in their eyes when I tell them where exactly I live in Rome. And for real, … Read more
Two days ago has been my father’s birthday. As I could not be with him, I thought of something special that would make up for me not being present. Because I have friends all over the world, I decided to ask them if they would like to congratulate my daddy and as they are all such amazing, open-minded … Read more
***In advance: The following is a personal experience I made. I do not mean to offend anyone with the points I am going to make!***
Yes, the „Big City Life“, this is what I have been searching for. And I have found it here in Rome. In the beginning everything was just so exciting: the city was … Read more
Last Saturday, it finally had arrived, the day to say “goodbye”.
As I had graduated from school on Friday and have had prom the same night, I invited all of my relatives to celebrate my last days at home. Therefore, my family (mainly my mother) had prepared loooooooots of food! LOVE IT!
Since I am going to go … Read more