Wow, that sounds like fun. I have never done it, but there are always one or two here in the county. I know the families always try to make sure the student gets to experience as much as they can while they are here. Sightseeing, etc.
Dave's cousin had Japanese exchange students living with her for a few years, and she and her family just went to Japan to visit them. Because she knew people there, she was able to go for a few weeks. She said the whole experience (not just her trip there) was a fantastic life experience.
Yes we did it. How long will your student be with you? Our's was with us for a whole school year. Just be prepared for one thing....even though they tell you that they have their own money, don't expect her to voluntarily chip in. It's not a cheap endeavor......Have fun. We still keep in touch with our Japanese boy student who stayed with us about 5 yrs. ago. He and his mother have been back for a visit as well. If you ever need to talk feel free to pm me anytime.
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