Nifty Trip Planner, Class Sign-ups and the Cheesecake Factory

Monday, 10 January 2011 – a great trip planner! Ever wanted to go somewhere in the Bay Area (e.g. San Francisco) – but don’t know how to get there without driving? Here is a great website that can help… (see screen shot below). Have you tried it yet?    You just put in where […]


Car Insurance Info.

Friday, 26 October 2007

I polled host families to find out how much their insurance company charged for the addition of their au pair to their policy – click here to read the very informative summary (and driving lesson company recommendation!) Car Insurance Summary Most insurance companies in Marin charge about $90 to $100 […]


Getting Your CA Driver’s License

Sunday, 23 September 2007

Although the DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) code says that non-residents (e.g. au pairs are non-residents) do not need a driver’s license, most insurance companies require it (and some police officer’s don’t know the code – just ask several of our au pairs that had to go to court!), so […]