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Our Brussels Adventure Continues …

By Claudia Adams at CIEE

Tracy Morrison's Post: Day two led us to our first stop of the day, Experience Europe. This exhibition teaches students about the European Commission’s core work, priorities, policies and European... keep reading

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We're Off to Brussels!

By Claudia Adams at CIEE

Tracy Morrison's Blog Post: For our last weekend adventure in Europe we headed to Belgium. After a four hour bus ride we arrived at the bustling city center of Brussels... keep reading

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All Work and No Play? No Way!

By Claudia Adams at CIEE

While our students are very engaged with their classes and school work, they also love to explore and just have fun in this beautiful city! With our first week now... keep reading

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Cultural Experience: Stamppot

By Alyssia Bell at CIEE

A to Z, Stamppots are Tasty We recently had the unique opportunity to immerse ourselves in Dutch culture by learning how to cook a traditional Dutch dinner—Stamppot. The delightful Caro... keep reading

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Windmills, Clogs, and Cheese, Oh My!

By Claudia Adams at CIEE

Our first weekend in the Netherlands! On Saturday both the World Governance and Smart Cities programs in Amsterdam took a trip to Zaanse Schans. We started the morning off by... keep reading

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Uncovering Dutch History - The Good and the Bad

By Arianna Ortiz at CIEE

This week was filled with student reflection, uncovering Dutch history, and learning more about marginalized communities within the Netherlands. Students appreciated the act of uncovering Dutch history that is less... keep reading

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Activities Galore!

By Marybeth Poulin at CIEE

The first week has been full of activities! From visiting the Parliament at The Hague to swimming in an olympic size pool to cooking a traditional Dutch dinner - our... keep reading

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Hoi CIEE Families!

By Arianna Ortiz at CIEE

Please refer to Alyssia's post for an overview of Day 1! Day Two (July 9th, 2024) Students woke up at around 8:00 am for breakfast in the hostel's cafeteria. Our... keep reading

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Hallo!

By Alyssia Bell at CIEE

Greetings from Amsterdam, I'm sure you have many questions. Are the students having fun? Was the flight safe and smooth? Are they making friends? Has my child gotten lost? Are... keep reading

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And We're Off...

By Marybeth Poulin at CIEE

Sunday was a whirlwind with students arriving from all over the United States! By 3:00 PM we were all together - tired - but ready to explore the hostel's neighborhood... keep reading

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Van Gogh

By Barbara Swisher at CIEE

What can you say about Van Gogh. Just visiting his art work is amazing. Amsterdam has the most pieces, luckily donated to Amsterdam by Van Gogh's nephew, Vincent. Amsterdam could... keep reading

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DE CEUVEL (Learning more about Sustainability)

By Barbara Swisher at CIEE

We spent part of this day exploring a project that has been in process for 10 years. Luckily their grant has been renewed! This small area of Amsterdam has been... keep reading

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Our visit to Almere and the Upcyclecentrum

By Crissy Matlick at CIEE

The group went to visit Almere and its Upcyclecentrum (upcycling center) Almere is a city born from nothing. It is situated at the bottom of what was once an inland... keep reading

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The Adventure Takes Us to Belgium!!!

By Daniel Taylor at CIEE

This past week (Thursday, Friday, Saturday), the students got the opportunity to travel to Brussels to experience the sights and sounds of the city. Students were also fortunate visit the... keep reading

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Class Time! Smart Cities and Sustainability

By Barbara Swisher at CIEE

Fun and educational! We have learned so much about Amsterdam as a Smart City. Lots for us to emulate. People ride bikes, use trams, and just walk to anywhere they... keep reading