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Being an au pair abroad can be a fantastic travel opportunity and prove to be a very enriching and rewarding experience for all parties involved!

by Charlotte Daniels


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Questions about Summer


Work Placements and Internships in Italy?


Anyone know how to find accommodation in Rome ASAP (20th June)?


Hi there, I didn't stay in Rome, however it might be useful to look at this Facebook page.I used facebook to find my room for my year abroad in Ferrara. Good luck with your search, and your internship...


Any Really cheap 1 or 2 month intensive french summer courses in France?

Summer holidays

Hi, I went to the Centre de linguistique appliquée in Besançon. It was so useful, had classes for all different levels and the town and accommodation are comparatively cheap. I did a home stay for...


Any advice on how to find a short time summer job in Germany?

Language learning

My solution was au-pairing - you effectively don't have to pay for accommodation or food and you get a (admittedly small) wage too in return for looking after children for a specified number of hours...

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