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Who Would've Thought I'd be Going to Thailand?

By Hailey B.

If I could tell my high school self that I would be 21, studying abroad in Seoul, South Korea, but traveling to Phuket, Thailand, I would have told me I... keep reading

Service Learning in Santiago, Chile

By Angelica C.

When I started my service-learning placement at El Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos (MMDH), I was more nervous than excited. My role with the reception team was... keep reading


Study Abroad in Amsterdam

By CIEE Amsterdam at CIEE

By Natalie Giammo When I was deciding where to study abroad, I was instantly drawn to Amsterdam and the Netherlands. I had never been to the Netherlands, but I knew... 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 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


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

Exploring Nami Island, Namsan Tower, and Everland in One Weekend

By Truc H.

A whirlwind weekend journey through the serene beauty of Nami Island, the breathtaking heights of Namsan Tower, and the thrilling excitement of Everland in South Korea 🏝️🫧𓇼𓏲*ੈ✩‧₊˚🎐


"Running as a lifestyle", Andrea Adam Moore, CIEE Center Director

By CIEE Berlin at CIEE

Andrea Adam Moore is the Director of the CIEE Center in Berlin. She is one of the real "berliners" of the team, but also very connected to USA, after living... keep reading

Seoul Stirred, Not Shaken: Adventures of an American Girl

By Gabriella F.

Hello and welcome, dear reader, to my blog! I invite you to settle in with a comforting cup of tea or coffee and a sweet treat as you delve into... keep reading

Preparing for Studying Abroad

By Brooke W.

Studying abroad is a huge decision to make but it will be one of the best of your life. You will make amazing memories, friends, and have the experience of... keep reading

Exploring the Vibrant Charms of Busan: A Journey Through South Korea's Coastal Gem

By Truc H.

Join me on a virtual journey as I explore Busan's iconic landmarks such as the Jagalchi Fish Market, Seomyeon street, Gamcheon Culture Village, Haeundae Blue Line Park, Gwangalli Beach, and indulge myself in Busan's culinary delights, from fresh raw seafood to savory odeng and dwejigukbap✈️🧳🌊⋆🐚

So it’s the Weekend and You’re Bored in Seoul

By Brooke W.

For starters you will never be bored in Seoul. I visited more places, tried more food, and explored more in the first week I was abroad than I ever have... keep reading

Overnight Trip to Jeonju

By Kristie S.

Now that I have settled into life in Korea, it's time to do some travel outside of Seoul. First stop? Jeonju! The idea of going Jeonju did not even come... keep reading

How to Embrace Studying Abroad

By Brooke W.

Studying abroad is an amazing and once-in-a-lifetime experience for most people. Therefore take the time to really dive into the area, meet the local people, and embrace the outer limits... keep reading