Tag Archives: ASFA

FINAL COUNTDOWN: 17 Days

I’m getting within spitting distance of my Austrian Adventure (dun-dun-DAH!), and I’m not totally sure that it’s sinking in. I was proud of myself for not being overly anxious, but then I started having dreams in which I try to order coffee, but when I say, “eine Tasse Kaffee, bitte,” the lady at the counter gives me […]

Warum?/Why?

This is the last my the series of introductory question posts, and it is the most complicated. Why German? Why au pairing? Why Austria? Actually, most people don’t ask me these questions when they find out that I am moving abroad for a year. At least, most Americans don’t. The questions, in my experience so […]