I am a single middle-aged man with 2 teen boys visiting periodically, experimenting with my newly built house interior and exterior design and off-grid technologies (but house is now connected to all services)
Babysitting / child care
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
learn lifestyle of Southern France, the French language (also English and some Slavic languages, Japanese exchange too), learn together with me decoration and gardening. And let's play tennis any free moment - the courts are just next door.
I offer language exchange as a language professional and enthusiast speaking English, French, Slavic languages (Ukrainian, Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Lithuanian) and Japanese which I am forgetting and need urgent practice J . There is also rich cultural exchange in our village including French with international experience, German, Russian, Chinese, Dutch, UK and other nationals (Greek, Japanese, etc.). Places to visit are Chateau de Foix (The Foix Castle), stunning caves like Grotte de Mas d’Azil, The Underground river Labouich… A horse riding school is just next door.
Help me fitting out my new house in a regional park Ariege-Pyrenees in Southern France, including interior design and gardening. I am also a language professional looking for various language exchange opportunities (European, Japanese). A bit of household help also appreciated.
English, French, Ukrainian, Russian, some Japonese, some Lithuanian
a private room in a private house in a 1000-habitant village with convenience stores, restaurants and a pharmacy, a library, etc.
Foods in this pristine part of France are marvelous including homemade cheeses, home grown meats and poultry, local wines. All this is available in the village of stay.
Bicycle is available, there are concerts in the village or all amenities including a castle and a beautiful swimming pool and spa in Foix 09000 accessible by a 1-euro bus
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week