Au pair Alyssia went from living in a small town in Germany to staying with her host family just outside of Washington, DC. Throughout her time caring for her two host kids, exploring a new city wasn’t the only unfamiliar experience she had.
After spending over one year in the U.S., Alyssia has gone from feeling shy and nervous to embracing the fact that’s she’s transformed into a strong and decisive person! With this newfound confidence, Alyssia can’t wait to see what her future holds.
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.