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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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Exploring the Higashiyama District and Kiyomizu Temple

By CIEE Kyoto at CIEE

The Higashiyama district in Kyoto is known for its beautifully preserved historic streets and traditional atmosphere, making it one of the most picturesque areas in the city of Kyoto. On... keep reading

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My Time Abroad in Japan

By CIEE Kyoto at CIEE

Authored by Luigi Medel Greetings, my name is Luigi Medel and I have just returned from a semester abroad in Japan and have been granted the opportunity to write about... keep reading

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Welcome to CIEE Kyoto: Get to know more about me!

By CIEE Kyoto at CIEE

Hello! My name is Natsuki Kwapong, and I am a Student Life and Housing Coordinator at CIEE Kyoto. You might notice that my family name is not Japanese, which often... keep reading

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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

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AMJ Adventures ― Hiroshima Part1

By CIEE Kyoto at CIEE

Authored by Thalo Campbell 初めまして、皆さん~。Hello everyone, I’m Thalo Campbell. I’m in the Spring Ancient and Modern Japan (AMJ) program here at CIEE Kyoto, although by the time this is posted... keep reading

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What an eventful week it has been in Japan!

By CIEE Kyoto at CIEE

Week 1 in Japan! Authored by Swapomti Surampudi Flight Crazy Moments I flew in from San Antonio to San Francisco and then San Francisco to Osaka, Japan KIX airport. The... keep reading

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Welcome to Kyoto

By CIEE Kyoto at CIEE

Hi everyone! My name is Izumi Wada and I am the Senior Program Coordinator at CIEE Kyoto. I appreciate this opportunity to write about myself so that you can get... keep reading

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Japan Blog

By CIEE Kyoto at CIEE

Authored by Zachary Gauthier My daily life in Japan consisted of a lot of traveling, as much as I could do outside of my classes and work. Going to Japan... keep reading

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Best Day Trips from Kyoto

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Lucas Taliaferro Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, is a city steeped in history, culture, and natural beauty. While Kyoto itself offers an abundance of attractions, there are also... keep reading

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My Homestay Experience in Japan

By CIEE Kyoto at CIEE

Authored by Hanson Dai, CIEE Kyoto Open Campus Block II Fall 2023 Short, but sweet. Although cliche, this phrase effectively summarizes my homestay experience in Japan. By living with a... keep reading

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Connecting with CIEE Kyoto: Introducing Your Academic Manager, Michele Fujii

By CIEE Kyoto at CIEE

Want to know more about the folks working behind the scenes to make your study abroad experience in Kyoto as enriching and memorable as possible? This post will provide you... keep reading

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A Day of Change

By CIEE Kyoto at CIEE

Authored by Alex Jo I’ve discovered that in Japan, everyone waits for the crosswalk signals to cross the street. Even at 1 in the morning with zero cars, you would... keep reading

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Kyoto: A Journey of Ancient Temples and Modern Marvels

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Lucas Taliaferro My six-week adventure in Kyoto, Japan, was nothing short of incredible. From exploring ancient temples to savoring delicious cuisine, experiencing efficient train travel all over the country... keep reading

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Center Director’s Welcome to Kyoto & CIEE!

By CIEE Kyoto at CIEE

Hajimemashite (nice to meet you) everyone! My name is Conor Aherne and I have the pleasure of leading the wonderful team at CIEE Kyoto. I’ve been in Japan for ten... keep reading