Welcome to Our Blog, It's Good to See You

Subscribe to our blog today!

Pick a topic, any topic.

Emma Weissburg

Picture of Emma Weissburg
Emma is an intercultural consultant, freelance blogger, and certified yoga instructor based on Oahu. She is American by citizenship, and has significant experience studying and working in Belgium, Australia, and Japan. Before moving to Hawaii, Emma worked in international education as an ESL Teacher and Student Services Coordinator. When she’s not writing, Emma enjoys traveling, exploring new beaches, practicing yoga, and meeting new friends from around the world.

Recent Posts

We use it every day, often without even noticing! Slang is an integral part of everyday English and is a great way to help your...

( read )

Tags: Cultural Exchange, cultural understanding

We asked and the students answered! ICES was inundated by responses from our students on what they love about high school in...

( read )

Tags: Cultural Exchange, Exchange Student, American high school

Mark your calendars! Chinese New Year is just around the corner. 

Why learn about Chinese New Year? This holiday is celebrated by...

( read )

Tags: Holidays, cultural understanding, cultural immersion

Do you feel that in the air? No, I’m not talking about the gusty wind picking up as we journey deeper into the winter season....

( read )

Tags: Host Families, Cultural Exchange, Exchange Student,

It’s almost that time of year again! Widely celebrated by Americans across the country, Thanksgiving is an integral holiday to...

( read )

Tags: Holidays

By Emma Weissburg On October 26, 2022

Americans Love Sports

It’s no secret that Americans love their sports. 

As of 2022, the sports market in America is valued at about $80.5 billion. To...

( read )

Tags: Cultural Exchange, American values

As summer winds down and school starts back up, you might also be getting excited for all things fall. Whether it’s watching the...

( read )

Tags: Exchange Student, Holidays, cultural immersion

All across the country, teens from around the world are diving into their exchange with the goal of learning about American...

( read )

Tags: Host Families, Cultural Exchange, Host an exchange student,

It’s easy to fall into routine. There’s comfort in routine. There’s less risk in routine. 

But, the moment we step out of our...

( read )

Tags: Host Families, Host an exchange student, Reasons to host

Subscribe to Our Blog Today!