It beats flying and, besides that, s/he will speak the language like a native soon after arrival.
Ha, as soon as s/he'll be back I shall suggest trips to China, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Russia, Italy, Hungary, Scandinavia, Greece, Iran, The Netherlands, Turkey, Ruanda, Senegal, Ghana, Egypt, Sambia, . . . and in case there's some time left, to . . . :)Ah! All the languages s/he'll be able to speak, to read, to understand. What a baby s/he'll be(come)! :)
and with such a wise grandfather too :)
You didn't mention Canada...:( I'll send an invitation very soon.