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5 Reasons to use an IAPA registered au pair agency

5 Reasons to use an IAPA registered Au Pair Agency 1: Screening. Au Pair agencies spend time screening host families and au pairs. Families need to know that au pairs are not domestic servers or housekeepers. Au Pairs must to know that they are going to a real family who understands the programme. 2: Support. A recognized au pair agency will give support during all au pair placement even if you need a replacement in ...

Spanish Clichés

Spanish Clichés I was talking with my sister the other day and she mentioned an anecdote that occurred to her after a business meeting with partners from different countries. One of her French colleagues ordered Sangria in a bar where they went to have some tapas. After noting my sister’s shock face, the French colleague asked: Don’t you Spanish people drink sangria? To what my sister replied: Well, we drink beer ...

Meeting other Au Pairs in Spain

Meeting other Au Pairs in Spain One of the hardest moments when you start as an au pair is making friends in the host country. All of you leave behind friends and relaties and all of you have to start a new life. When you are a match with one of our host families you will receive information about other au pairs in your area/region. It’s important to start making new friends, as ...

Au Pair questions to ask on Interview

Au Pair questions to ask on Interview with the host family One of the most important steeps to choose your host family in the matching process is the interview you have to do with your host family, usually by skype. The host family will have questions to make to you but also you must make questions to the host family before you accept them, before the match. For sure you have received ...

Requirements to obtain an au pair visa to Spain

Requirements to obtain an au pair visa to Spain If you are going to stay up to 3 months. Citizens from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zeeland are allowed to entry to Spain without a visa or a tourist visa. You will need bring with you: A valid passport Health insurance Actually in Spain we don’t have an especial visa for au pairs so, you must apply for a student visa, if you want to ...

Au Pair Holland: Sinterklaas

  Au Pair Holland: Sinterklaas. For most children in The Netherlands the most important day during December is the night of the 5th, when Sinterklaas, St. Nicholas, brings them their presents. The name of Santa Claus comes from the name Sinterklaas. View post

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