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One World Explorer Remains in Russia during the Quarantine

Gideon Foley joined CHI’s World Explorers program to be a Teacher’s Assistant in Russia this past February. He was supposed to return in April, but his flight was cancelled due to a travel ban brought on by COVID-19.

Gideon is still not sure when he will be able to return home to Canada, but he is making the most of it by spending quality time with his hosts and teaching English online.

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5 National Parks Offering Virtual Tours

Tired of being stuck inside? We’ve found a way for you to experience the great outdoors from the comfort of your own sofa. Google Arts & Culture has created these 5 virtual tours that will transport you to some of the most pristine natural environments in America.

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3 Benefits of Taking a Gap Year

Have you ever imagined yourself teaching English to a classroom of Chilean children? What about helping a conservation group save elephants and jungles in Thailand? Have you ever wanted to intern with a French marketing firm? Or maybe you just want to backpack from one side of the world to another? If any of these sounds appealing to you, good! That’s the beauty of taking a gap year, there’s a nearly infinite amount of possibilities for you to explore!

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CHI World Explorer Makes Local French News

A young, Colombian girl made a big impact in a small town in France earlier this year. Camilla Retavizca, joined CHI’s World Explorers program in Lambersart, France this past March.

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Summer Camp in Russia

Scottish born Sam Quinn is currently spending his summer as a CHI World Explorer at a camp in Vologda, Russia.

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Teach English in Japan

“I am really thankful to Cultural Homestay International. Every day I wake up here, I feel like all of this is just a dream, but it is not. My first week in Japan is just something unbelievable. My host family

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Exploring Russia with CHI World Explorers

Judith Tauber is spending one month living in Volgograd, Russia this summer as a CHI World Explorer. She is sightseeing, making friends, exploring and teaching English to her host family. Judith says: “I am having a lovely time with my host

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American Visits 154 Countries in 3 Years

Kendrick never imagined he would have been to 154 countries in the first 25 years of his life. Here he is in the Faroe Islands in 2018. Kendrick Sharp participated in Cultural Homestay International’s World Explorers program in 2015. He

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