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La Parcela

Today’s the last day of winter break, so this weekend we went to visit my host mom’s mother in her countryside. She lives in an absolutely gorgeous… 816 more words

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Become a Host Family in North Carolina, or another state... we are.

Are you interested in culture or travel? What if I told you that you could experience a culture and stay at home? That’s right!

In North Carolina (even other states), CIEE is in need of host families, ordinary people like you and me, who would like to impact someone’s life or get to know a new culture and open their doors to the world to a privileged child. 190 more words

And So the Journey Begins...

3:21 am, yeah not kidding. I woke up at 3:21 and after that there was no going back to sleep, I was wide awake. It even felt like the middle of the day. 586 more words

Home again

Well, I’ve been home for a month now. I’ve never had much of a problem with reverse culture shock, so I settled back home quite nicely. 533 more words


First Weekend with My Host Family

As my Mongolian language skills at this point amounted to saying hello, goodbye, thank you, and giving my name, the first weekend was pretty awkward. My host mom speaks a little bit of English, but she was gone all of Saturday and most of Sunday on a trip with her coworkers at her school. 591 more words


Late last Sunday, I landed in Santiago, Chile for the first time. The first week here has flown by, brimming with introductions, new sights, and many Welcomes and Bienvenidos. 678 more words

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