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Korea Cafe Culture

By Asher Ruth P.

Cafes in Korea are on a completely different level. As someone who grew up in the States, this was such a lovely surprise. Korean cafe culture is a pride here... keep reading

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Spain vs. Italy Travel: Which is Better for You?

By College Study Abroad at CIEE

If you’re eager to take your studies to the Mediterranean, two iconic European countries likely come to mind: Spain vs. Italy. Spain and Italy are two of Europe's most popular... keep reading

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Discovering Glasgow: A Transformative 4-Week Journey in Scotland

By CIEE Glasgow at CIEE

Glasgow and Scotland were amazing places to live and experience for the 4-week CIEE program. I’m glad I went into this program with little expectations, not knowing much about Scotland... keep reading

Gangnam Style

By Christina D.

My trip to Gangnam was an exhilarating blend of modernity and style, perfectly capturing the vibrant energy of this iconic district. I began by visiting the famous Gangnam Style statue... keep reading

Hanbok at the Gyeongbokgung Palace

By Christina D.

Wearing a hanbok at Gyeongbokgung Palace was a magical experience that made me feel like a princess from a bygone era. The vibrant colors and intricate designs of the traditional... keep reading

Train to Busan

By Christina D.

My trip to Busan was a delightful blend of adventure and relaxation. After a scenic three-hour train ride, my first stop was the Cheongsapo Daritdol Observatory, where I marveled at... keep reading

Hike Insubong Peak of Bukhansan National Park

By Christina D.

My hike up to Insabong Peak in Bukhansan National Park was nothing short of extraordinary. The trail, adorned with lush greenery and vibrant wildflowers, led us through serene forests and... keep reading

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Asia vs. Europe Travel: Which is Better for Study Abroad?

By College Study Abroad at CIEE

Choosing between Asia vs. Europe as the backdrop of your study abroad experience can be quite a challenging decision! Each continent offers unforgettable cultural experiences, immersive academic opportunities, and life-changing... keep reading

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Intercultural Adjustment in France & Culture Shock

By CIEE Rennes at CIEE

While traveling and living abroad, having an open mind is key to understanding and appreciating cultural practices and customs that may be different from your own. I have studied about... keep reading

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The 13 Best Gifts for a Study Abroad Student in 2024

By College Study Abroad at CIEE

Are you looking for the best gifts to give someone traveling abroad? Perhaps you need to find some study abroad gifts for a student planning to study overseas. You've come... keep reading

My Experience with Korea's endless pool of Jeong (정/情)

By Asher Ruth P.

Jeong is a special Korean word with no real English translation. It represents love, kindness, sharing, and so much more. During my time in Korea, I found more Jeong and beautiful moments than I could ever imagine. Here are some of those moments and why Korea offers so much Jeong.

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Japan Blog

By CIEE Kyoto at CIEE

Authored by Shannon Coryell “Don’t be nervous, it's going to be awesome,” is what my Dad said when he dropped me off at the Chicago airport. I knew my study... keep reading

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Santiago vs. Buenos Aires: Which is Better?

By College Study Abroad at CIEE

When it comes to choosing a study abroad destination in Latin America, two cities often come to the forefront: Santiago, Chile study abroad, and Buenos Aires, Argentina study abroad. Both... keep reading

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Australia vs. New Zealand Study Abroad: Which is Better for You?

By College Study Abroad at CIEE

You’ve decided to study abroad in the Oceania region. Congrats! You’ve taken the first big step in your study abroad journey. Next up? Choosing between Australia vs. New Zealand study... keep reading

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Botswana Braais: The Heartbeat of Social Unions

By CIEE Gaborone at CIEE

Authored by: Ruby Pitinyane Botswana, a country known for its quality beef production, vast landscapes and rich cultural heritage, holds a special place for the tradition of braais. A braai... keep reading