Part 3 in my AuPairing 101 series discusses how to choose an AuPair family! I cover what criteria to consider, communicating with AuPair families, setting boundaries and ultimately choosing the best family possible for you!
Part 2 of my AuPairing 101 Series discusses what factors to consider when choosing a country to AuPair in. From safety to infrastructure, culture, languages, etc.
Part 1 of AuPairing 101 discusses where and how to create a profile to AuPair abroad and what to include to include in your profile so that it stands out from the rest!
Here is my list of over 20 apps that will prove invaluable to you during your time in Spain. Wondering how the metro system works? What the best tourist sites are and how to get tickets for them? How to call a cab, book a hotel or find the best local events during your time in Spain?
Here’s my 5 pieces of advice on how you can thoroughly document your time traveling in a way that will give you a flood of nostalgia every time you relive them and keep the memories living on for countless years to come.
Part 1 of Overcoming the Language Barrier covered some of the difficulties I encountered during my journey learning Spanish abroad in Spain. I found myself faced with so many more trials than I expected. The language barrier causes much more than misunderstandings and often times left me feeling disheartened and desperately in need of encouragement. And that is what I hope this series of articles can be for anyone learning a language; I hope you find support, advice and the feeling that someone else understands.
Learning another language while living alone in another country was so much more difficult than I could have imagined. Loneliness, seclusion, fear, embarrassment, these are just a few of the difficulties I faced. Read about other struggles I encountered through my journey to learn Spanish and how I overcame them!
Language is far from easy and can frequently lead to misunderstandings. Read about the difficulties that can be faced learning a new language and how you can support someone you know who may be trying to accomplish this difficult goal!
Here are three social apps that I was so glad I learned of during my time in Spain. These apps were great for meeting new people, finding events near me related to my interests and acting as a resource where I could ask questions and get useful answer quickly!
Read about several mistakes I made when it came to dealing with loneliness and how I overcame them.