Tamara & Nienke

From: Netherlands

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    Account Type

    Couple account

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    Travelling to

    Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Greece, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Montenegro, Pakistan, Slovenia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

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    Travel dates

    18/07/2019 - 18/03/2021

  • Badges

    Good Workawayer

  • Description

    This year we, Tamara and Nienke, will start fulfilling our dream.
    We are 2 schoolteachers from the Netherlands. After having taught for many years, we are ready for something else, something new.
    In our campervan, Tiny, we are planning to drive all the way from the Netherlands to South East Asia, learning many skills and meeting new friends from all over the world.
    All we know for now, is that we like teaching, but there is so much more to explore. In our country, we teach until we are 67. However, we think that there might be things that make us even happier. But if we never try, we will never find out.
    We like living off the grid and in wide open spaces and we enjoy nature a lot. On the other hand, we also like the ambiance of a city for a while.
    We would love to help with renovating, gardening, cooking, teaching English, helping with animals and lots more.
    We would like to obtain a lot more skills trough workaway and offer our services.
    We are both open minded and very social and enjoy meeting new people from all over the world. We have both lived abroad before and know what it’s like to be away from home and our family. Hopefully we will meet a lot of hosts and more workawayers along the way and make new friends to share our culture, thoughts and ideas with.

    We can’t wait to start our journey & we hope to meet you on our way!

  • Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Elderly Companion
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet

  • What skills do you have?

    Tamara is a primary school teacher and has taught kids age 4 to 13. She also has a Master degree in Theoretical education.
    Nienke is a secondary school teacher and teaches Biology. She has a Master degree in immunology.
    We are open to all sorts of jobs and don’t mind getting our hands dirty.

  • Languages spoken

    English, Dutch, German & some French, Spanish and Romanian

  • Age

    34 & 29

  • What else ...

    We are both very active and enjoy sports such as running, cycling, skiing, snowboarding, swimming. We like to take long walks.
    We have always been dreaming about living abroad and off the grid and can’t wait to start our Workaway experience.
    We will be going to a lot of countries on our way to South East Asia and would like to be a part of host families in every country.
    We both feel like this is the best way to actually get to know a country, it’s culture and inhabitants. We would really like to be a part of it, instead of just passing by as visitors. And beside that, we would love to lend a helping hand in every way we can, to give something back as well.

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements
      No, we are up for anything and really enjoy trying new things