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The Au Pair Series: Vanessa in Edewecht, Germany

Becoming an Au Pair Tell us about yourself! I’m a Canadian from the GTA (Greater Toronto Area). I recently graduated university and didn’t really have a concrete plan of what I wanted to do so I decided living abroad as an au pair would be an awesome opportunity to travel and to experience a different culture. Where and when were you an au pair? I am currently an au pair in a small town called Edewecht in Northern Germany. I’ve been here since the beginning of January 2015. Why did you choose to go au pairing in that particular country? I’ve had a love for Germany and Germans for a while. Partly because my dad spent some time in Germany around my age, but also because I graduated with a history major where my main interest was German history and society. What was the ‘aim’ of your year as an au pair? The aim of my year abroad was and still is to experience a new culture, see what makes it different from Canada, become …