How to Become an Au Pair

After my most recent post on 10 Reasons to Become an Au Pair, I have had a number of people contact me asking how I became an au pair. Becoming an au pair may seem like a long lengthly process, but if you do enough research and prepare yourself, it can be easy. 1. Is this the […]

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10 Reasons to be an Au Pair

Most people tend to passover the idea of becoming an au pair when wanting to work or travel abroad, as most think it’s just being a nanny. Well yes, you are looking after someones children, but you’re also a student. Most au pairs are required to take classes to learn the native language of their country while […]

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Merci Used Book Cafe, Paris

Since the weather has been cold and rainy these past few months, it has become the perfect time to perch yourself up in a nice, warm, cosy cafe. Whether you’re wanting to sit in a corner and read a book, or meet up with a group of friends, Merci Used Book Cafe has plenty to offer. With […]

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La Maison Rose – Montmatre, Paris

Hidden down the quaint cobblestoned streets of Montmatre, lies La Maison Rose. A perfect spot to sit, have a coffee and people watch before or after visiting the Basilica Sacre Coeur. Believe it or not, Picasso used to frequent this “pink house”. It was owned by Germaine Gargallo (also known as Germaine Pichot) for around 40 […]

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Atop the Arc de Triomphe

Since sunshine is becoming a rare sight in Paris this past week, we jumped at the chance to spend a stunning Sunday outdoors. We thought, What better to do than climb the stairs to the terrace atop the Arc de Triomphe? No matter how many times I go up there, I’ll always have my breath taken […]

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Beau Septembre à Paris

I feel lucky being able to say it has been a wonderful sunny September in Paris. It is unusual – the amount of sunshine and warmth we have received. I can say I have most definitely made the most of it. I think anyone would agree with me that being in Paris in the sun will make […]

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