Come and join our family in Salento, a little paradise in the South of Italy



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  • Description


    Hi there! We are a young family of 4. Our little girl, Eva Luna, is two years old and she's a very fun and sociable little one! She's very peaceful and calm but also very active. She's a climber and fast walker and she would get anywhere before you even realise! therefore some help is more than welcome :)
    She's used to being around people and we would like her to be with people from around the world and start hearing some ENGLISH language, therefore we would prefer to host some workawayers from English-speaking countries. She's had workaway nannies since she was 8 months old, therefore she understand English perfectly.
    We lived in London for a few years and came home three years ago, so we are fluent in English. Ernesto is almost 2 months old.
    We now live in Salento, this little paradise in the South of Italy. We have sun, beaches, culture, lots of festivals and a delicious cuisine. It's worth spending some time of your life here!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Spending time here will be very enriching for you as Salento is a place where traditions are still alive and part of everyday life. You can get some free cooking classes as Elisa is a good chef and learn about sound system culture as Riccardo is a sound engineer and has got a huge sound system. Then, if you just google "Salento" you can get a clear idea of what beauties you can explore here!

  • Help


    We need you to spend time with our little girl, speak English to her, play with her, do some babysitting while we are both at work, help us do some housekeeping and cleaning, feeding and grooming the cats, some gardening.

    Elisa is an English teacher and you may do some creative and fun English lessons together.

    Basically, just be part of our family!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    You will stay in our house, have your own room but shared bathroom. You will have your main meals with us. If we are having dinner out, you are more than welcome to join but you will pay for your food.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live in a small town 5 km from the seaside and 35 from Lecce, the province main town. The town is well-connected and the train station is just 4 minutes walk from home. The house is two minutes walk from the centre and has got anything you may need (shops, post office, banks, cafés...) within 5 minutes walk.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Sierra is back!
Hanging out with our workawayer Donna!
Playing with my sweet naughty cousin Ayira
Our bubbly volunteer Sierra helping out in my dad's garden!
Warming up for Eva Luna's birthday party with our Californian nanny/granny Judi
A day at Elisa's school for refugees...we are on the school magazine!
Sunday at the beach with our sweet volunteer Jackie

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