Advice for Aussies and Kiwis

by Amelia M.

Our resident Kiwi has compiled a list of frequently asked questions as well as helpful advice for Australians and New Zealanders moving to London during their gap year or OE. Not from Australia or New Zealand? Read on any way for advice about moving to London. What is the first step in planning a gap […]

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Visa options for the UK

by Amelia M.

Looking to move to the UK or work during your OE or Gap year? If you come from outside the EU, chances are that you will need a visa. Take a look at our comprehensive visa guide below to get an idea of your visa options for the UK. Apply for a UK working holiday […]

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Safety tips Au Pairs & Young people

by Gill_admin.

10 Top Tips for Keeping Safe, particularly after a night out. Au Pairs are here to have a good time. Yes, you will look after the host family’s children. Yes you will help around the home. And yes you will attend English classes to achieve total fluency in English. But we know that your primary […]

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Mein Au Pair Jahr – Review

by Gill_admin.

Mein Au Pair Jahr in London Als ich beschlossen habe, nach der Schule nach England als Au Pair zu gehen waren meine Erwartungen sehr hoch. Ich habe von endlosen Nachmittagen geträumt, die ich mit den Kindern verbringe, backe, koche, spiele, Hausaufgaben machen. Ich wollte eine der Deutschen etwas abweichende Kultur kennenlernen und England entdecken. Und […]

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Au Pairing Through the Ages

by Gill_admin.

Au Pairing, then and now As you probably know, au-pairing, or the ‘au pair programme’ has been around for ages! It actually started way back in the 1960’s and was one of the first forms of cultural exchange and gap year. It was ground-breaking, and offered au pairs the possibility to live abroad, safely within […]

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Ana; experience as Elderly Companion with Heavenly

by Gill_admin.

MY EXPERIENCE WITH HEAVENLY AUPAIRS AND NANNIES. Testimonial Heavenly Au Pairs & Nannies BY ANA V. FROM SPAIN. JANUARY 2019. “I HAVE BEEN WORKING FOR A FEW YEARS AS AN ELDERLY COMPANION IN UNITED KINGDOM WITH TWO FAMILIES. THE AGENCY HEAVENLY AU PAIRS AND NANNIES FOUND ME BOTH POSITIONS TO WORK. I THINK IT IS […]

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CV writing when applying for Nanny Jobs

by Gill_admin.

Tips for a great CV when applying for Nanny Jobs What is a CV and why is it important? Your CV (Curriculum Vitae) or ‘résumé’ is a short synopsis of what you have done in your life in terms of work, skills and relevant experiences. It is a snapshot of and where this has put […]

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Elderly Carer Companion, affordable live in support for my elderly parents

by Gill_admin.

Elderly Care Companions: Mr. & Mrs. K. and daughter, from Cheshire: I was in desperate need of someone who could help me with my elderly parents as they were living alone in a rural area of Cheshire and I live quite far away. I doubted that hiring Carer was what we needed at the time as we didn’t require help with bathing or mobility just general security, assistance with daily life and companionship. […]

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Farm Stay Gap Year in Chile

by Gill_admin.

When I first arrived in the little town square of Puerto Octay, a small town in the south of Chile in the region of Los Lagos, and put down my enormous suitcase, I was a little confused. The sun was already setting in the town of 2500 inhabitants and I must have looked very lost, […]

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Au Pair Experience in Chile

by Gill_admin.

Au Pair Experience in Chile   My name is Carolin, I am 18 years old and I graduated from high school in 2017. In school I had only a few years of Spanish classes, so I decided not to start studying directly after graduation and to go abroad to improve my Spanish. Although I have […]

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