Halloween is celebrated in many countries including Spain where is already a strong tradition among the youngest. Traditionally in Spain it has been called Dia de todos los santos (All Saints' Day). Halloween night is celebrated on October 31 so it is a good time to practice your manual skills and creativity besides doing the children participate. I’m sure they will enjoy making with you some of the basic handicrafts and ...
Foreigners’ Identity Number – NIE – Número de Identificación de Extrajeros
Foreigners’ Identity Number – NIE – Número de Identificación de Extrajeros.
Many of you feel lost when you find out that you have to apply for the NIE, if you are going to spend more than 3 months in Spain. Many of you ask me what you have to fill in, when to apply for it and where to submit the NIE application
Meeting other Au Pairs in Spain
Meeting other Au Pairs in Spain Are you willing to come to Spain as an au pair? You may like to read this post about 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 have leaved behind friends and relatives and all of you have to start with your new life. When you are ...
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 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 ...
One Day trips for Au Pairs in Madrid: Segovia, Toledo and Avila
One day trips for Au Pairs in Madrid: Segovia, Toledo and Avila Living in Spain, Au Pairs use to have weekends free and in Spain we have bank holidays in many seasons. During these periods of a few days’ holidays au pairs can organize trips to know near towns and cities, it’s the best way to know the country and Spanish people. I give you in this post some personal recommendations, ...
Au Pair Verano en Italia
Au Pair Verano en Italia
International Au Pair Day