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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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New Adventures: Tutoring English in Italy and Beyond

If you’re looking for new adventures and always dreamed of traveling and experiencing life from a different perspective, then this program might be for you!
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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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Why Six Weeks in Italy Will Change Your Life

After graduating college and getting myself a job as a 5th grade teacher, I saw many people in my life making choices about their future that I wasn’t ready to make. I saw many of my friends get married and start to settle down, but I wasn’t ready.
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Unexpected Gifts Found Off the Beaten Path

Thailand is a place that provides so many incredible gifts to someone. So many unexpected things take place when you live there. Being a teacher in Thailand has been the most rewarding thing I've ever chosen to do. I've been rewarded is so many ways. From the people I've met, the unique culture I've experienced, the food I've tasted, and the places I've seen.
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