Speak to us in Italian and teach our family about Italian culture in Patreksfjörður, Iceland

  • Iceland
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  • Last activity: 12 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: at least 1 month



  • Description


    We are two that live in our house, Maja (56) and Skjöldur (54), but have 3 children that have partners and their own children. They are all a very big part of our life. Maja is a teacher and a guide and Skjöldur is a manager. We live in a small village (700 inhabitants) in the Westfjords of Iceland. Two of our children life here in the village (Patreksfjörður). . We consider our life very active, we are outside persons and would show the workaway our beautiful surroundings. Our family gets together for a homecooked meal on a very regular bases and it can be very lifely. We are 8 adults and 9 children. .

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    In our surroundings is a beautiful nature and a lot of places of interest, bird cliffs, waterfalls, hikings and natural hot pools.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Our main goal is to have an Italian person in our home to practise italian and get to know the person and his/her culture at the same time we provide knowledge about our culture.
    Also general house chores, cleaning and laundry.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Italian: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    I am interested in learning more italian. I am a teacher so I can provide lessons both for english and icelandic.

  • Accommodation


    We have a separate studio apartment in our garage that we would offer our workaway person to stay in. The apartment has a bathroom with shower and a kitchen though we will offer all meals in our house.

  • 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

    Maximum 2-3 hours a day, 4 days a week

Host ref number: 563233826217

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