Break the Ice: Gift Ideas for Host Families

Break the Ice: Gift Ideas for Host Families

If you are planning on staying in a homestay, we advise you to reserve a space in your luggage to bring a thoughtful gift from your home country to give to your host family. While this is not mandatory, it’s highly recommended, as it’s not only a kind gesture, but it is a great way to break the ice and set the foundation for a great friendship.

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Types of Host Families

Types of Host Families

Before I go over the types of host families, it is important to explain what a “Host Family” is. A host family from the point of view of a family is a family that hosts a student into their home for a period of time, this includes providing the student with a continental breakfast and a comfortable and clean private bedroom, and other meals when requested.

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