Help a French-German family in a lovely house overlooking the Oslo fjord, Norway



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  • Description


    We are a French-German family of 3, living in a lovely house up in the hill, overlooking the Oslo fjord. The forest (nordmarka) is in our backyard and you have direct access to hundreds of km of trails with an amazing wilderness. The house is a 3 min walk to the subway that brings you to the city center on a direct line.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are outdoor lovers, avid cross country skiers, randonnee skiers, rock climbers, kite surfers, backpackers, sailers, and just love anything related to being outside and nature. We love food and cooking, and play various music instruments. We have lived in California and Michigan, as well as various countries in southern Europe and in Asia, before moving to our dream country (Norway) a couple of years ago. We practice yoga, are vegetarian (but being vegetarian is not a requirement), and aim to provide an accepting and non-judgemental place for people to grow.

  • Help


    We both work full time and are looking for some help with basic house chores and home maintenance, running errands, entertaining our 3-year old (a boy full of energy, curious, and always eager to play outside), and doing some gardening in case of interest. At home, we speak English, French, German, and 2 of us also speak Norwegian.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We live in a house with a lovely yard and small garden. You will have your own room and bathroom on the second floor.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Oslo is a fantastic city, with lots of parks and great public transport, culture, the fjord, surrounding hills and wilderness. Whether you like city life or being in the wilderness, you have it in Oslo, and in particular when you live next to the forest.

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    • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 959395897213