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Summer Jobs in Spain: Where to Look & What to Do

Summer in Spain is one of the best, and worst times to be in the country. If you're a fan of maginificent beaches, hot weather and non-stop sunshine then congrats, you're in the right place. Finding a job in Spain in summer isn't impossible, but it's not always easy. My first piece of advice: come as an open book. What does that mean exactly? Drop any majorly inflexible expectations you may be harboring, and be open. You must be willing to sacrifice a six-figure salary for 3 months in paradise, right?

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10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming an Au Pair in Europe

When I signed on to work as an au-pair for the family for one of my students, I had no idea what the task actually entailed. I went in pretty much blind, and simply hoping for the best. Although I came out the other end relatively unscathed, I cannot in good conscience say that it is an experience that I would repeat any time soon. For context, I'd like to state that my au-pair experiences in Spain are not a measuring stick for the entire continent; however, my aim is to provide a bit of perspective for those contemplating the au-pair route especially during summer holidays. Here are 10 questions to ask yourself before becoming an au-pair in Europe. 

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How to Volunteer in Spain: Vaughan Town

Vaughan Town reminded me how sweet it is when the cacophony of rampant communication stops. Sitting across from someone, each of you trying one’s best to be understood breeds a strong sort of realness. There was unabashed fun when people performed in the evening skits. There was brave vulnerability when the Spaniards presented their English language speeches. There was adolescent joy exhibited at our celebratory dance party.  I don’t think this openness would be possible if we were all obsessing about Facebook updates. 

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