Travel Tips & Trip Ideas Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

opportunity for teenager to live abroad during the summer vacation

Jump to last reply

My 16-year-old son has the opportunity next summer to live with a family for two months either in Istanbul or in Bali, Indonesia. He has spent the last two summers in Costa Rica living on a ranch in Costa Rica and loved the cultural experience.
A few important points: We are Jewish; he will be leaving to either one of these places from Israel where we will be spending the first two weeks of June, 2010; and, he doesn't speak Turkish or Bahasa Indonesia, but wants to learn either one since they are considered "critically important languages."

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Writers Needed for Georgia Coast
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Rwanda and Uganda
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:11 PM
View all Travel Tips & Trip Ideas activity »
  1. 1 Help finding a beach resort w/ nightlife for a young couple!
  2. 2 my travel ignorance
  3. 3 Your favorite USA car rental company
  4. 4 Your Best Travel Tips
  5. 5 Northern Lights
  6. 6 Why Do A Cycling Tour?: A review of various tour companies and general tips
  7. 7 Road trip along the east coast with tween & teen
  8. 8 First Trip To Japan and South Korea Solo!
  9. 9 Travel Insurance or not
  10. 10 Duffel size needed for 33lb limit
  11. 11 Are these shoes too American looking?
  12. 12 Economy PLus on United to China
  13. 13 Down or synthetic sleeping bag?
  14. 14 Light weight Luggage
  15. 15 3 weeks backpacking around Europe, how to call home?
  16. 16 Online Booking Agency- which one to use?
  17. 17 Teaching Abroad with Expiring Passport
  18. 18 Where to go over New Years?
  19. 19 Travel Tote/Bag (women) for carrying on plane
  20. 20 Favorite airline and hotel booking sites
  21. 21 Seeking Family All-Inclusive Advice
  22. 22 Relaxing September Getaway: Scenic Destination with Outdoor Activities
  23. 23 transportation from Rome airport to Siena
  24. 24 Ideas for a family trip
  25. 25 Best Travel Vehicle for Family of 4
View next 25 » Back to the top