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Heidi Smith

Cultural Homestay International
Program Manager
San Francisco, California
Heidi Smith is a Program Manager at Cultural Homestay International where she oversees various exchange programs that send Americans overseas. Heidi studied abroad extensively in college and basically didn't come home for nearly a decade. An expert budget traveler, she spent six years of her life figuring out how to survive in the most expensive city in the world - Oslo, Norway. In the meantime, she wrote her Master's thesis on backpacking culture and has visited 30 countries. In her free time, she is a freelance journalist/blogger.