Jill and Kevin, Portland, OR

“All is going well – we really enjoy Andrea… I am having lots of fun realizing how hard English really is as I try to explain WHY we say things a certain way.  He is... Continue reading →

Ginevra, Seattle

“I have been really lucky to be hosted by an amazing family as mine is. From the beginning they had always tried to make me feel part of their family, introducing me to all their... Continue reading →

Francesca, Bothell, Greater Seattle

“Before I arrived, I was really scared and I had a lot of questions, I’d seen the family’s profile and chatted with them, but what if it wasn’t how I was expecting? And I was... Continue reading →

Ann and David, Seattle, WA

“Luisa, you do an excellent job choosing the kids and matching them with families. Having the same person interview all the kids and all the families before matching them up is a personal touch which ... Continue reading →

Pietro, Sammamish, Greater Seattle

“Unbelievable. That’s the word to describe this experience that I went through. I approached this experience with enthusiasm and willingness to know another country. I had no homesick or moments of sadness both due to... Continue reading →

Bianca, Seattle

“Everything that this experience gave me has been positive. I feel more mature, more conscious of what I can  or I cannot do and I finally realized what are really important things in my life.... Continue reading →

Zeila and Gianni, Seattle, WA

“We wanted to let you know how much we are enjoying Angelica. She is such an interesting girl and has fit so well into our family. She became friends with Sofia immediately and has added... Continue reading →

Monica, Portland

“Portland is awesome! It’s a big city full of green areas, trials and parks. There are trees and flowers everywhere, in the downtown, too, this makes it special. The outskirts are typical American: flat houses... Continue reading →

Pietro, Eugene

“My experience in Oregon has been great! I was very lucky because my family are very special people. When I first got there, I was kind of scared and excited at the same time. The... Continue reading →

Francesca, Seattle

“My host family was fantastic, they helped me a lot. I don’t know what I would have done without them. At the beginning staying with a different family is hard and you have to adapt... Continue reading →

Catia and Tim, Eugene, OR

“Dear Luisa, We want to thank you so much for the wonderful experience of being a host family this year. Our student was very well matched for our family and we all really got along... Continue reading →

Cynthia and Michael, Seattle, WA

“Bianca has truly made the most of her experience here. She, on her own, made all of the connections and friendships with her classmates and teachers. Her independence and confidence are exceptional and will carry... Continue reading →