Shanny Neuman

About Shanny: For two months, Shanny lived with a family in Italy and was a part time au pair, and part time tutor with the Walk and Talk program through GeoVisions. She lives in Mexico and recently graduated with a degree in tourism industry. Check out her adventures on Instagram: @shanny_neuman.

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Au Pair Abroad: Shanny Says Goodbye to Italy

Shanny recently returned home to Mexico after spending two months as an au pair and tutor to a family in Italy.  GeoVisions asked our contributor blog extraordinaire to write a blog about saying goodbye to a host family you have created an...

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From Girl to Girl: Tips for Solo Female Travelers

The most important lesson I’ve learned during my travels is understanding that to travel alone doesn’t mean in solitude. It requires a lot of bravery and strength to travel alone, to learn how to be by yourself, and why this is a great virtue that only...

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Learning a Culture Through Language: Discovering the Untranslatable

The famous Italian filmmaker, Federico Fellini, one said that “a different language is a different vision of life”.

Over a year ago I woke up with a restless sensation that was burning inside of me. I felt inpatient to learn Italian, a fourth language...

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GeoVisions Returnee Reflects: Fear of the Traveler

Since returning home, Shanny has written many great blogs for us.  Enjoy her latest GeoVisions blog of the fear travelers face.

It's not uncommon to face fear when it's time to travel.  I once heard that fear is not knowing what is going to happen. ...
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Life After Being an Au Pair: Shanny's Story

We spend so much time blogging about our experiences while abroad- the food, the people, and the destinations. But what about when you return home? What happens when you are done teaching abroad in Thailand? When you say goodbye to your host family you...

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