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!Please notice: We only host people at the moment around maximum one week!
We are a friendly couple (with 3 grown up daughters) with two cats, Jasmin and Thomas, living at wonderful countryside South of Germany half between Stuttgart and Munich, a little quite village 15 km away from next city called Ulm. Thomas is a Maths and Sports teacher, Jasmin is working as a Doula and head office in a womens refuge. In our freetime we like working around the house, Nordic walking, travelling (we also have a house in Sweden), or just hanging out and visiting/meeting friends/familiy.
Our home is clean, safe and quiet and we think a happy place to be.
We speak English, bit French and Swedish.
We are close the borders of France (2,5hrs), Switzerland (3hrs), Austria (2hrs), Italy (5hrs)....
We also travelled as workawayers around the globe, so we know what is most important to feel comfortable and to enjoy a travel as a workawayer.
We only expect you to help us max. 3 hours a day (5 days/week, 2 days off), of course flexible and managable - depending on your skills and travel plans. For example if you want to make day-trips, you can work a little longer and then take a day off the other day. You are travelling, so we think it is important to enjoy it without stress!
We prefer travellers for short stays (2 days up to one week), but if we get along well of course it is no problem to extend your stay if you like and if it fits with our plans. Sometimes, for example we don't have spare rooms because of our daughters showing up and staying for a few days.
We also prefer independent people who know how to entertain themselves, because we always have our own stuff to do (but of course we will give you all the tips and ideas about our area if you need help:-)).
Bricolage et projets de construction
Aide à la maison
You will learn about the culture and people of South Germany and delicious swabian dishes.
The unique Swabian Alb biosphere reserve is a beautiful area with forrests, lakes to swim in, nice little and bigger towns to stroll around with typical German beergardens and nightlife if you like. Munich is 2,5 hrs, Stuttgart 1,5 hrs away by train. There are always special and affortable offers and deals for the trains and busses.
Beautiful Lake Constance is only about 1hr away by train. You can also easily get to Berlin (6hrs), Hamburg, a.s.o....
Jasmin works in Ulm, so you can easily get a ride back and to Ulm now and then. So if you want to go to Ulm, there is another host or travel plans, you even might get a free ride!
And: if you also want to improve your German language skills, here you go!
The help will be not too difficult, there are always little chores to do around and in the house. No special skills needed!
For example gardening (always weed needs to be pulled, grass and tree cutting...), cleaning jobs (windows, kitchen etc), painting, building, and many more little jobs here and there. We always (well, in winter-time there isn't that much to choose out from...) have things to do for everyones favourite kind of work!
What else there is to do now in winter:
At the moment we would like to get some wooden walls painted.
Other things are:
Mainly household/cleaning chores like: cleaning kitchen cupboards in- and outside, sorting out clothes, cleaning bathroom, clean up one of our bedroooms and storerooms. Do up an old stroller.
Next spring: Create a mosaik wall with broken tiles, get the garden prepared, painting jobs.
Our comfortable house, surrounded by garden and lots of nature, has got 3 bedrooms, living room and kitchen, as well as two bathrooms (which you have to share with us).
You will have your own bedroom with 1,60 mtr bed for singles and couples and carped in the first floor. If needed we can provide an extra matrace in the same room for friends/couples.
Food and ingredients of course fully provided for breakfast, lunch, dinner.
If you like to cook, great ! If not, we are happy to share one daily prepared warm meal with you. We never have fix times for this, but most of the time we cook for dinner. Breakfast and for example sandwiches for lunch you will prepare by yourself. You can use whatever we have in our cupboards and fridge.
We are no vegetarians, but hardly cook meat. Most of the meals we prepare are vegetarian and homemade. We prefer organic, fresh, healthy and homemade food (but don't mind ordering a Pizza now and then:-))
If you are eating vegan we will find a solution (maybe you can show us your favourite receipes:-), we always have organic seasonal vegetables, seeds and fruits.
As we are only a small village, there are no shops around. But the next smaller city is only 3 km away, no hill - so you can use our bikes (15 min) or go by foot (30-40 min) to get there easily. From there there is public transport to Ulm/Munich/Stuttgart....And also we are always driving around, too. So if possible, you can catch a ride with us. From Ulm you can get everywhere by train/bus (Munich/Stuttgart/Austria/Switzerland/France...). We will always be happy to help you with your travel plans if needed.
Ulm is cool for typical South German way of life with the blue danube, beergardens, highest church tower, day trips to Munich or just walking trips to nature...
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Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week
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