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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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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

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CHI Visits Local University for International Education Week

In honor of International Education Week (#IEW), the College of Marin hosted an event on November 14, 2018, to welcome their international students and to inspire American students to travel abroad. CHI’s World Explorers team had a table at the event to

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You’ve Booked an International Flight, Now What?

  Here are 7 tips to help you plan your big adventure abroad:   1) Now that you know where you are going…do your homework! Research your destination to discover the top tourist attractions, museums, restaurants and cultural venues. Check

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International Internships with CHI

CHI now offers exciting internship opportunities for American university students or recent graduates in various countries around the world. These programs allow you to gain experience in a professional work environment, learn a new language and culture, meet graduation requirements,

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