Stay (9600km from) home

“Yes that looks fun but I’ll do it in summer”. If I had a euro for every time those words echoed through my mind, I wouldn’t necessarily be rich but I would definitely be able to swap a good amount of long walks across Amsterdam for tram rides. Au Pairs seem to be doing quite... Continue Reading →

The Unexpected

My year so far has been nothing but unexpected. The first 3 months were so surreal I couldn’t believe I was in Europe, au pairing no less. My first time overseas. I had decided to au pair overseas so I could gain perspective, independence and grow as a person. I have achieved all of those... Continue Reading →

I had the time of my life!

This sentence is simple but most definitely describes my year the best. If I look back now, never would I have ever thought that this is how my year was going to look like. From getting lost (with Google maps) from missing busses and running after trains. From crying with laughter and becoming a regular... Continue Reading →

Making Memories

Today, a year ago I would have never imagined having been in nine different countries in nine months. From the start, one of the main reasons I came to The Netherlands was to travel. I started investing my time and saving up most of my money for travelling, but what I got in return was... Continue Reading →

Adventure after Adventure

Two years ago if someone had told me I would be in the Netherlands at one point traveling and experiencing new things I would have told them they are such big joker. Since I was a little girl, the Netherlands has been my dream, learning more on land reclamation, wheat planting, cheese, and windmills made... Continue Reading →


Hierdie jaar is 'n tyd van ontdekking, uitdagings en soos julle seker al kon aflei, lank loop. Jou au pair jaar kan vele dinge wees en dit hang ook af van persoon tot persoon, maar een faktor wat by almal 'n rol speel is jou ingesteldheid. Hoe jou jaar gaan verloop kan net een persoon bepaal en dit... Continue Reading →

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