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Brazil

Teach a Host Family in Brazil with CHI's World Explorers!

Warm and fun-loving Brazilians are waiting to share their love of samba, football, a yummy bean dish called feijoada and their delicious caipirinhas with you! Can you think...

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Germany

Explore Germany While Living with a Host Family!

Germans place a high priority on structure, privacy and punctuality. The German people embrace the values of thriftiness, hard work and industriousness and there is great...

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France

Teach English to Your Host Family and Explore France!

As a World Explorer in France, you will get the chance to learn the real French way of life. You can put on a barret, learn to make crepes, become a cheese expert and a wine...

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Netherlands

Awesome Internships in Amsterdam!

Did you know that Amsterdam is the tech capital of Europe? Come see what all the hype is about! Explore the canals, the culture and the architecture of this thriving city...

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China

Au Pair Abroad in China!

Become and Au Pair Abroad in China with Cultural Homestay International (CHI). We have been in the business of changing lives through cultural exchange for over 36 years! As...

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Germany

Au Pair Abroad in Germany

Cultural Homestay International (CHI) has been in the business of changing lives for over 36 years. Join our CHI family and become an Au Pair Abroad in Germany. As an Au...

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France

Au Pair Abroad in France with CHI

Have you always dreamed of living in France? Make your dream come true by becoming an Au Pair Abroad in France with Cultural Homestay International (CHI). We have been in...

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Spain

Au Pair Abroad in Spain!

If you love children as much as you love to travel, we have the perfect travel option for you. Become an Au Pair Abroad and get the best of both worlds by taking care of

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Spain

Explore Spain while Living with a Host Family!

Have you always dreamed of living in Spain? Whether you are a soccer fanatic, a Flamenco aficionado or a foodie in search of the best paella – you will surely fall in love...

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China

Explore China While Living with a Host Family!

CHI works with trusted overseas partners in Beijing and in Shanghai to carefully screen and interview host families. Once your application is received, our partners work

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South Korea

Explore South Korea and Live with a Host Family!

South Korea has been in the spotlight in recent years for its pop culture and cuisine. Whether you are a fan of Korean boy bands such as K-Pop, are learning the language

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Mongolia

Explore Mongolia and Teach English to a Host Family!

How would you like to live with a host family in Mongolia for a couple of months? Yes, Mongolia! Mongolia boasts a unique clash of its modern and ancient civilizations....

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Belgium

Explore Belgium and Teach English to a Host Family!

Belgium is a charming country that is rich in history and stands at the forefront of political leadership. Located in western Europe, Belgium has about 40 miles of seacoast...

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Mexico

Hospitality and Culinary Internships in Mexico!

This program allows you to work in a leading hotel or restaurant in the gorgeous country of Mexico! Understand the industry from the inside out while working in a professional...

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Cultural Homestay International Reviews

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Volunteer Experience

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Community Impact

    9

  • Health and Safety

    10

  • Social Life

    10

The experience

Although this is a volunteer position, it is a great experience not only for travelers, but for teachers interested in teaching in different countries. It can give you a better understanding of the culture, family dynamics, and also about teaching itself. it is a great way to experience new and authentic things.

Program: Explore South Korea and Live with a Host Family!

Overall Rating

9 / 10

  • Volunteer Experience

    9

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    7

  • Community Impact

    10

  • Health and Safety

    10

  • Social Life

    10

Just the beginning

I had such an amazing time in Madrid with the family that i was with and all of the other wonderful people that i was lucky enough to meet! This trip really opened up a lot of doors and thanks to CHI I can now say that i have added these people as part of my family. I cannot wait to go back and visit! Hasta luego Madrid :)

Program: Explore Spain while Living with a Host Family!

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Volunteer Experience

    9

  • Program Administration

    9

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Community Impact

    10

  • Health and Safety

    9

  • Social Life

    10

Cultural International Homestay has been a great discovery for me, I will stay in touch with CHI

I usually don't take the time to write reviews, but CHI definitely deserves it. I am very glad I discovered CHI.

CHI provide a unique and safe way to experience a country. Living with a local family opens up for experiences you would miss elsewhere. Staying in a country combined with living with a native family reveals so much more about a place, because you experience it through the eyes of the locals, rather than in a tourist or a traveller-bubble.

A central part of CHI program is tutoring english and culture exchange, this makes the bond with the family close. My impression is that this kind of program also attracts especially good and decent people from both sides, as the premise of the stay is honest contribution from both parties. It quickly transforms into a great friendship with the family.

Cultural International Homestay did a highly professional and thorough job matching me with a very good family in Beijing. The follow up has been good. I recommend CHI to my family and friends.

Program: Explore China While Living with a Host Family!

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Volunteer Experience

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Community Impact

    10

  • Health and Safety

    10

  • Social Life

    10

Trip dreams are made of!!

I feel so blessed to have found this program and to have been able to be a part of what they are doing!! The opportunity to live in a city and experience it as more than just a tourist really was a fabulous experience. My host felt like a dear friend right from the moment that she met me at the airport. I cried at the airport when the time came to say goodbye only one short month later. I've made a friend for life! The relaxed pace and love for life there was contagious... and the scenes weren't bad either! : )

Program: Explore Spain while Living with a Host Family!

Overall Rating

9 / 10

  • Volunteer Experience

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  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Community Impact

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  • Health and Safety

    10

  • Social Life

    8

My time in Belgium

I truly enjoyed my 1 month experience in Belgium. The host family was inviting and very accommodating . I learned new things as they did too, and I think this mutual relationship is something that will benefit me for the rest of my life.

Program: Explore Belgium and Teach English to a Host Family!

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