Au Pair Nikee From The Netherlands Adventures Solo

Au pair Nikee, from The Netherlands, spent her au pair year in New Jersey caring for her three host kids. Nikee decided to become an au pair for her gap year before university and was well suited for the job with five years of babysitting experience.

Nikee's Travels

Nikee adventured to Disney, Coney Island, and Washington, DC. Images courtesy of Nikee.

What Nikee didn’t expect to gain from being an au pair was her newfound independence. When she couldn’t find a travel partner to go to Disney, she decided to take a leap and go alone! Nikee made her Disney dreams come true and discovered herself in the process.

Joy Lo Joy Lo

Joy is a huge advocate for cultural exchange. She's lived across the USA, then moved overseas to London and Sydney. She currently resides in Jakarta, Indonesia, giving her a unique perspective on working and thriving in a culture not her own. Joy graduated from the University of Sydney with a degree in Marketing and started her career in the au pair industry. She works on the blog and social media for the Au Pair USA program.

U.S. Department of State-Designated J-1 Visa Sponsor
Alliance for International Exchange
Exclusive partner of the Erasmus Student Network for J-1 Visa sponsorship of internships in the U.S.
European-American Chamber of Commerce New York
Generation Study Abroad
Global Ties U.S.
International Au Pair Association
WYSE Travel Confederation