College Study Abroad Blog


New CIEE Florence Center: A Florentine Renaissance Palazzo

By College Study Abroad at CIEE

In the cradle of the Renaissance, CIEE Florence has recently opened its doors to a new study abroad center in the breathtaking Palazzo Guadagni, a historically significant building widely renowned... keep reading

I'm Just Going to Scooch on Over to Hong Kong

By Kristie S.

For me, before I came to Korea, I was never the person for last minute plans. I always liked having concrete plans because if not, I either forgot or I... keep reading

A Thrilling Day at Lotte World

By Truc H.

A day at Lotte World filled with thrilling roller coasters, nostalgic school uniforms, and unforgettable fun created lasting memories with friends 🎢🏫🎡🎠😄


Exploring Sydney's Vibrant Markets: A Feast for the Senses

By CIEE Sydney at CIEE

Sydney's markets are bustling hubs of activity, offering a sensory delight of sights, sounds, and smells that capture the essence of the city's diverse culture and creativity. From fresh produce... keep reading

A Perfect Afternoon with Chimek and Norebang Fun

By Truc H.

Enjoying the perfect afternoon with delicious chimek and a fun-filled norebang session with friends.


AMJ Adventures ― Hiroshima Part 2

By CIEE Kyoto at CIEE

Authored by Thalo Campbell This is the Hiroshima Victims Memorial Cenotaph. It was designed by Kenzo Tange to resemble the style of ancient Japanese houses to shelter the souls of... keep reading

How to Spend a Day in Mangwon: Seoul Neighborhoods Series

By Kate S.

In this series, I will introduce you to some of my favorite neighborhoods in Seoul. I hope this helps you as you make your Seoul bucketlist!

Princess Peluda

By Jonah B.

One of the first things I noticed about my house in Chile was that it was much like the country itself: long, narrow, and full of opportunities to make mistakes... keep reading

A Weekend in Seoul: Pajeon and Makgeoli, Gyeongbokgung, Yukhoe

By Truc H.

A delightful weekend adventure in Seoul, featuring indulgent culinary experiences, exploration of historical landmarks, and cherished moments of friendship.

A Weekend in Daegu

By Brooke W.

This weekend I went all the way to Daegu to see the Daegu Hip Hop Festival. So let me tell you a little bit about how it went. So first... keep reading

Sometimes, You Should Just Take A Moment

By Kristie S.

Now that we are in May, I thought I would just take a quick moment to reflect on my time here so far. I just wanted to take a moment... keep reading


Making Friends while Studying in Taipei

By CIEE Taipei at CIEE

By Katharine Gregory (2024 Spring-term student in Taipei) Studying abroad can be intimidating as you are leaving your friends and family at home. Making new relationships can be scary especially... keep reading


3 Classes I Took on CIEE's Central European Studies Program in Prague

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Summer Ellis When going abroad, a general stereotype that I heard from so many past students was how classes might be easy and uninteresting. Instead, the sole reason for... keep reading


Tips for Studying Abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Lauren Jablon 1. GO EASY ON YOURSELF. Studying abroad, while it sounds amazing, has its ups and downs. Feelings of homesickness are completely normal and everyone experiences them at... keep reading


Enjoying the Bounty of Spring

By CIEE Seoul at CIEE

While Korea has a wide range of foods available all year, spring brings delicious greens and is one of the best seasons to enjoy vegetarian temple cuisine.