Here’s a shoosh episode, wtf do I need to tell you anything about it for. You’re either listening or not listening. Also this one was pretty good, especially the bonus content.
My sister traveled to Metz, France to meet her pen pal at age sixteen, and a year later her pen pal came to the Chicago suburbs and stayed with us for a month. It seems really risky, looking back on it now, to have allowed all of that teenage interchange to occur, before the internet or smartphones. But maybe it answers your question if anyone ever took things to the next step