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16 Jan 2017

Au Pair Australia: Fear is Part of the Adventure of Living Abroad

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Au Pair Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“A lot of things in your life will be a jumbled mess from here on out and things you thought would happen will go completely opposite at times, and you’ll start to feel like you’re losing it. But be encouraged and know that none of this world is how we think it should or could [...]

13 Dec 2016

Taking a Leap of Faith: Au Pair in the Netherlands

By |December 13th, 2016|Categories: Au Pair Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

About a year ago I took a leap of faith and got on a plane headed toward Amsterdam to spend a year as an au pair. I had no idea what to expect of my new home since I had never even been overseas. A million different emotions were filling my head: anxiety, anticipation, wonder, [...]

20 Oct 2016

A Year Abroad: Discoveries As an Au Pair in Ireland

By |October 20th, 2016|Categories: Au Pair Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

My name is Avana Garza. I am 24 years old, (I actually just celebrated my birthday here in Ireland with my host family!) I am an Au Pair in Ireland and I will be here for a year. I wanted to become an Au Pair because I love children, I have my bachelors’ degree in [...]

13 Oct 2016

Unexpected Gifts Found Off the Beaten Path

By |October 13th, 2016|Categories: Paid Teaching, Summer Programs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Thailand is a place that provides so many incredible gifts to someone. So many unexpected things take place when you live there. Being a teacher in Thailand has been the most rewarding thing I've ever chosen to do. I've been rewarded is so many ways. From the people I've met, the unique culture I've experienced, the [...]

19 Mar 2016

Au Pair in Australia with GeoVisions

By |March 19th, 2016|Categories: Work Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Caroline is a 21 year old Au Pair from Walnut Creek, California.  Recently she landed her dream job as an Au Pair in Australia through GeoVisions.  Here's a short excerpt from her journal on what life is like Down Under. When faced with the big question should I do it? Whatever it may be, and you [...]

5 Mar 2016

Teaching English in Thailand:
Erin’s Adventures

By |March 5th, 2016|Categories: Paid Teaching|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Thailand is a really neat place to be. The culture is so rich. Traveling is easy and inexpensive. You can take a bus or plane to pretty much anywhere in Thailand without having to spend much more than $50. You can eat a delicious, filling meal for under $1.  A typical day teaching English in [...]

26 Jan 2016

Au Pair in the Netherlands:
Michelle’s Journey

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: Au Pair Abroad|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Such a spontaneous thing-- to pause your life in your country to live a year abroad in the home of another family as an au pair. It's a learning and growing process from the very beginning.  I am 18 years old and have learned so much in the Netherlands since I got here two months [...]

26 Jan 2016

Au Pair in Spain:
Walk & Talk with Julia

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: Au Pair Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

I really had no idea what to expect as an au pair in Spain. I had been to Europe before but never Spain, and three months felt like a long time away from home.  However, I quit my stable job and moved across the Atlantic Ocean from my small Iowa town to the big city of [...]

26 Jan 2016

Work Abroad: Wilka’s Adventures
in the United States

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: Work Abroad|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Hello- my name is Wilka.  I am from Brazil. I decided to participate in GeoVisions' Work and Travel programs to improve my English, gain global career experience, and learn about the American culture. I have spent the last 10 years working in the hospitality industry in the U.S., and credit my Work Abroad experiences as a major influence in my career path. [...]

20 Jan 2016

Work Abroad in Spain: Kendra’s Story

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: Work Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hola mis amigos cariños! My name is Kendra from Mesa, Arizona. Adventure is right around the corner with GeoVisions. In my senior year at Arizona State University, I stumbled upon a volunteer abroad flier and was reminded of a dream of mine to visit and live in Spain. I'd been wanting to travel to Spain [...]