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Travel Abroad

5 Tips for Living with a Host Family in a Different Country

By Heidi Smith, World Explorers Program Manager  World Explorer Jim Ryan visited a mosque in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. 1. Embrace your host family’s culture and traditions Living with a host family allows you to see the world through the eyes of a

10 Ways to Deal with Culture Shock

1) Do your research before you go Make sure you learn about important cultural differences of the destination you are traveling to before you arrive. For example, if you are going to Japan, make sure you know that it is

5 Things Americans Need to Know When Traveling to Europe

Thinking about planning a big trip to Europe? Make sure you know the visa regulations before you go!   Traveling to Europe after graduation from high school or college can serve as a rite of passage for American youth. Taking

The Elements of CHI’s Work and Travel Program

Work and Travel participant Petterina Thompson, from Jamaica, shares her experience living and working abroad.  Petterina talked about work, culture and her future and how all of these areas were enriched by participating in CHI’s Work and Travel program. Work “My work experience

Visit Exciting Destinations as a World Explorer

As a World Explorer, you can go to over 20 countries and stay with a host family for one, two or three months. The World Explorers program allows everyone, even budget travelers, to experience the excitement of living abroad. We

Au Pair Abroad in Germany Living Like a Queen!

Amanda Sanders grew up with her family hosting foreign exchange students through CHI. Now that she graduated from high school, she jumped at the opportunity to work as an Au Pair Abroad in Germany for six months. She is living

Study Abroad in Spain with CHI

High School Abroad exchange student Paige, from Texas, is currently wrapping up her study abroad program in Spain.  Paige was asked to give a presentation for a Rotary International talk in Madrid.  Paige talked about how the mission of CHI

Video Testimonial from World Explorers in Argentina

World Explorers Jane Tan and Gary Schneider made a video testimonial where they share what it’s been like to explore Argentina with CHI.  Watch the video below to hear their experience in Rosario, Argentina! Are you ready to explore Argentina? Why

Exchange Student Participates in Study Abroad Australia

Zackary Lind, from Michigan, recently arrived in Brisbane, Australia to begin his High School Abroad program.  Zack was welcomed at the airport by his excited host family.   His inspiration for choosing Australia for his exchange year was Steve Irwin.  Zack loves animals

World Explorers Discount and Fall Newsletter

Check out the Fall 2015 World Explorers Newsletter! Inthis issue you can find: Program Details Travel with Tom Spotlight: Gary Schneider Destinations Spotlight: Annie Reyes World Explorers Discount Apply to be a World Explorer before the end of the year

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