Slovakia is located right in the geographic center of Europe and is an ideal place for you to experience high school and life at home with a host family. While attending high school in Slovakia, you’ll be completely immersed in Slovakian society and have the opportunity to learn the language and make lots of new friends. Its stunning ancient castles and natural hot springs may be what bring most tourists to the area, but this is your chance to dive deep into the culture of this young country and learn the real reasons for its beauty. Turn your day-to-day routine upside down and expand your horizons!
Things to know
You’ll find that Slovaks really value modesty. Don’t be surprised if people have a hard time accepting compliments. Slovakian food is similar to other Central European countries and you can expect a lot of potatoes and dumplings. Vegetarianism might not be very common but it’s possible to get by without eating meat. Slovaks pride themselves on being helpful and generous and you’ll probably find that strangers are eager to lend a helping hand.