Area: AlgarveWe are a young married British couple (40) Living in a tiny hamlet in the hills of the Eastern Algarve, 30 mins from Tavira, 40 mins from Faro. We have some land we use for growing vegetables, chickens and sometimes other animals. We have a brand new baby girl, 3 cats and various stray animals who come and go including the occasional wild boar! He used to work in the art department on BBC drama's back in the UK, he's now involved with gardening and house maintenance and cooks food from his house and Pizza's from the village bread oven. She is a TV Editor, she also makes ceramics and glass from our studio in the village. We will provide supplies for your breakfast and lunches and you will have a delicious evening meal cooked by us. Staying here would suit a couple but singles welcome.
Area: Midi PyreneesHello we are a family of 5: Nick & Kath and 3 children (Amber 9, Jacob 7 & Gracie 6 years) with 3 dogs and a cat. We moved to France 3 years ago and have lived in our house for just over 2 years. We are refurbishing a sprawling property, with a number of buildings and large grounds of 6+ hectares which we would like to share with new people who can help us a little. We are a fun loving, relaxed family who enjoy the company of others and love to meet new people. Saint Clar is located in the Gers which is beautiful and very accessible to Toulouse, the Pyrenees and Spain. A great place to explore SW France!
Area: southeastern CreteThe hotel is situated on the southeastern coast of Crete...surrounding a small olive grove. It is family owned and managed....staff are mostly local Cretan friendly and have been with us for an average of 15 years....friendly working environment....although we do have a Swedish born receptionist and one of the managers is from Manchester- a few Americans here and there.... We are looking to add some light entertainment during the evening so we are seeking musicians....with their own instruments to add musical atmosphere to our pool area during the evening,....easy listening, classical, no techno please...we can accommodate two musicians, or a guitarist and a vocalist, for example. Absolutely no drug users... You must be able to play for approximately 3 hours per evening...and possibly over the breakfast times - 9am-10am. ..particularly for piano....and the rest of the days here are your own!!!
Area: Alsace, FranceWe are a Christian German family that recently has moved to Wissembourg, France. We have four kids, Johanna (7), Jonathan (5) and Emanuel (3) and Elisabeth (1). We are looking for someone who can help with child care and cooking and it would be perfect if we could find someone who speaks french because we still need to learn it. We are living in the historical town of Wissembourg at the french/german border. My husband Tim is working in the hospital here in Wissembourg. I, Sarah, usually take care of the kids and home. We are non smokers. We love real foods, homebirthing, attachment parenting, home schooling, living together as a family and getting to know new people.
Area: CataloniaHola que tal somos Stendert & Maria We live in a catalan country house l, for many years. Stendert, born '51, originally is from Breda-Holland and Maria, born '66, is from Stockholm-Sweden, where her parents once had arrived from Spain. We enjoy very much to live here in the countryside surrounded by hills, forests and rivers. Half-way to the sea and half-way to the high mountains. We run here, during the summer months , a camp-site that needs maintenance during the winter months The family is composted by; the mother of Maria - señora Maria Socorro, born in 1928 that is the grandmother of our daughter Saskia born '02 and Stendert's son - Luuk, born '93, soon ready gardener and a great helper for us, in his spare time. We are accompanied by some donkeys, several cows, a cat and a dog. Our original professions are of the most diverse; Maria studied interior design and artistic glass techniques and Stendert studied to become a tropical agronomist and later carpentry. Probably this multifaceted mixture, connects us with many diverse interests and activities, especially the maintenance of our place with its forest, animals and agro-tourism. We hope to be able to combine these aspects of us and such make your stay as pleasant and memorable as possible. And useful for both parties. Together, we speak 7 European languages and understand some few more. We have during the years had several experiences with volunteers and are used to be clear about what we expect from you as well as showing patience to the one that stays and works here. We like very much to tell you about our favorite places and help you out for more personal advice.