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School holidays in Spain

School holidays in Spain In 10 days the Spanish kids will start their school summer period. Until the 15-20th of September they will be in summer holidays, the wished time wanted for all of them. In Spain we have 3 months of Shool Summer holidays. What other periods of school holidays we have then during the year, September until June?View post

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 insuranceActually 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 Spain, planning to come?

Au Pair Spain, planning to come visit us like au pair? First, find an Au Pair Agency in your home country or in Spain, they will inform you about your responsibilities and what are the host family responsibilities.Once you have decided for an au pair agency is very important that you prepare your application carefully, with particular attention to your letter and photo-collage. It’s your presentation to a family that will ...