Say "hi" in a new language:

Explore a new landscape:

Cherry Blossom Park
Fjord
Alps
Vineyard

Try a new sport:

Handball
Soccer
Table tennis
Cross country skiing

Dine on a new delicacy:

Tagliatelle
Köttbullar
Bulgoki
Haxen

Pick a sweet treat:

Stroopwafel
Havreboll
Tiramisu
Tofu pudding

Stand in awe at amazing architecture:

Eiffel tower
Opera house
Gyeongbokgung
Brandenburg gate

Appreciate a traditional national dress:

Bunad
Dirndel
Kimono
Flamenco dress

Take part in a cultural tradition:

Lunar New Year
Midsommer
Fastnacht
Feria de abril
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Learn more about our exchange students’ home countries

Austria

Denmark

France

Germany

Italy

Japan

The Netherlands

Norway

South Korea

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Taiwan

Finding the right exchange student for your family

Does your family have any hobbies or interests that you'd like to share with an exchange student? Are you looking to learn more about a particular region of the world? Consider some of these topics and start reviewing student profiles today.

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