• AU PAIR,  English Version

    What is an “Au Pair”?

    My Aupairworld profile was really really basic. I didn’t have any pictures of me, only a few information, because I just wanted to browse to gain more knowledge about other Aupairs’ experiences, nevertheless several families wrote me. So I started chatting with a couple of families from Germany – because it’s in Germany that I wanted to go initially – and I had seriously begun thinking of doing this kind of experience for real. I mean, my classes at University ended on the last days of May, exams probably in the end of June that year, so basically I was free in July and August and then, in September I…

  • AU PAIR,  English Version

    That’s strange!

    I swear: I didn’t know anything about this kind of experience. Well, I had some schoolmates who had gone to Ireland or in Canada for example with the purpose of improving their English and maybe they stayed in a family as well, but those were completely different experiences. They paid for them, or better their parents. And they had an association organizing the English course, finding an host family and so on…But my parents couldn’t pay for me: I had to do it on my own. As I was really young and at that moment I hadn’t have any experiences alone, I didn’t want to run any risk. But this…

  • AU PAIR,  English Version

    First steps in the AuPair world

    Hi, I’m back here again! Today I’d like to tell you something more about what I’d like to do on my blog: as I’ve already mentioned I’m gonna try to write articles in my own language, Italian, but in English as well. But while I’m writing more about my travels in my Italian section, I was thinking to dedicate the English section of my blog to tell you something more about my Aupair experience first and then I’ll also start writing about my adventures in English as well. I’ll do this because I think it makes more sense: I mean, I’m in London, I’m here to improve the language and…

  • English Version

    A New Adventure!

    Hello everyone! This post wants to be a kind of blog introduction, my blog, where I’ll tell you about my adventures as a lonely traveler around Europe. So let’s start. First I introduce myself: my name is Ylenia Venturi, I’m 24 years old, I’m Italian and above all… a traveler! And today with this blog a new adventure begins for me, a virtual one, a blog where I will tell you about my travels and my experience as Aupair in London! Today I am very very determined. This morning I woke up with a fixed idea in my mind: today my blog opens. The moment has come. My idea is…

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