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Au Pair in The Netherlands: Shaunna's Story

on Nov 20, 2020 8:30:00 AM By | Shaunna Caffrey | 0 Comments | Au Pair The Netherlands
What was the most difficult part about leaving home and your comfort zone to embark on your program in the Netherlands?
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Au Pair in France: Reflections From Sophie

on Oct 16, 2020 2:08:14 PM By | Sophie Holt | 0 Comments | Au Pair why go abroad
You traveled to France in 2016 to live with a host family for 2 months and help them learn conversational English. What made you decide to do a program like this?
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Work Abroad: Walk & Talk in Italy with Christy

on Apr 27, 2020 11:02:45 AM By | GeoVisions Participant | 2 Comments | Teach Abroad Au Pair Italy Host Family Au Pair Abroad
So far my time in Italy has been completely above and beyond my expectations. I tried to have minimal expectations and hopes for when I came because in my opinion, this would allow me to truly enjoy everything without any disappointment.
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Lessons in Language Barriers: Learning With Patience and Trust

I will never forget my first glimpse of Spain nearing the end of my 28-hour journey from New Zealand to Madrid. The memory is vivid, for it was the moment everything felt real. Whether it was the Spanish desert, or the airplane breakfast of olives and cheese, I felt engulfed by a new world. Prior to that moment the idea of Spain had been just a fantasy, but now, it was coming to life. And whether it was the declining altitude, or the realization that there was no turning back, my stomach dropped.
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Working Abroad in Italy: "My Heart Lies With Italy"

La dolce vita is real! That is all I have to say about my wonderful time working abroad in Italy.  For three months, I au paired and tutored a family in English through GeoVisions Walk & Talk program.
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