• Lifestyle,  Travel

    Thank u, Next Chapter

    The World is quite literally my new home as of October 2019. This is not some bold and pretentious statement, I actually joined a ship, and her name is The World. I joined in Shanghai, China, and since then have traveled to five countries and 14 cities over the course of one month.

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    Au Pair,  Europe,  Germany

    3 Steps to being an Au Pair in Germany

    So you’re wondering how exactly you can become an Au Pair in Germany and travel the world? You’ve arrived at the right place! Surely you’ve already researched exactly what an Au Pair does, and you’ve weighed the pros and cons of Au Pair Life, and you narrowed down your decision to move to Germany… yay! Now, you’re trying to figure…

  • Mexico,  Solo Travel,  Travel

    5 Reasons You’ll Love San Miguel de Allende

    I recently revisited one of my favorite cities in Mexico, a place I have been to countless times with family and friends, and can never get enough of… San Miguel de Allende! It’s a magical city that shows off the best of central Mexico and there’s a picture perfect moment waiting for you everywhere you turn. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site…

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    Czech Republic,  Europe,  Travel

    Why NOT to Visit Prague (for one day)

    I made the worst decision of my life when I decided to visit Prague for one day. If you are planning on visiting Prague, let me tell you something I wish someone had told me before… ONE DAY IS NOT ENOUGH!! You should NOT visit Prague for less than 24 hours. It’s simply not enough time. You will be left wanting…

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    Solo Travel,  Travel,  Travel Tips

    Hostel Travel Essentials

    If you’re a female solo traveler, I’m sure you have asked yourself what to bring when you are planning to stay at a hostel. I used to be just like you — scared and confused about hostel life. (Ok, I still get nervous every time I go!) First of all, let me tell you that staying at a hostel is safe, but…

  • Europe,  Germany,  Travel

    Dresden: What to See and Do on a Budget

    Dresden is easily one of Germany’s most beautiful cities. I recently visited Dresden, the capital of Saxony, and fell in love not only with the city, but with its history, and the spirit of the Dresdners. If you are traveling between Berlin and Prague, you should definitely make a stop to this incredible city that is right in the middle.…

  • Belgium,  Europe,  Travel

    24 Hours in Brussels

    Although 24 hours isn’t near enough time to get to know a city, I only had a limited amount of time (and money) to visit Brussels, the capital of Belgium. My express tour left me wanting to return, and I most definitely will… once I’ve crossed a few more places off my list. Brussels is a beautiful city with charming…

  • Au Pair Pros and Cons
    Au Pair

    12 Au Pair Pros and Cons

    If you are thinking of traveling for a year abroad as an Au Pair, you definitely want to consider the pros and cons of #AuPairLife. It’s not as glamorous as some make it seem. You will probably be changing smelly diapers or cleaning snot from a child’s face most of the time. Before I started my adventure as an Au Pair…

  • What Exactly is an AU Pair
    Au Pair

    What Exactly is an Au Pair?

    You might have heard of the term Au Pair being used in comparison to a “nanny”. In reality, the role of an Au Pair is much more complex than that of a child caretaker. An Au Pair is defined as a young person (between the ages of 18-30), who goes abroad to live with a local family and learn (or…

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    Au Pair: 15 Questions for Host Family

    So you’ve made the decision to become an Au Pair – that’s great! Surely you understand what an Au Pair does, you have weighed the pros and cons, reviewed the technical requirements to become one, registered yourself on an Au Pair platform (AuPairWorld.com) and now are looking for your ideal host family… When selecting your host family, there are many things…