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The IBS blog is dedicated to sharing experiences and information on travel, business education, culture, study abroad, and more! Through the IBS Study Abroad Blog, you can find information on how to highlight your study abroad experience on your resume, top packing tips, and other information relating to planning a trip abroad or after returning home. The IBS Digital Ambassadors Blog shares experiences and advice written by our IBS Alumni. We encourage you to engage with our alumni as they are happy to share their experiences with you!

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A Visit to My Mizu

My favorite company to visit was My Mizu. I love how we started off the meeting by talking about the environment where the company works at. We went into this big, shared workspace called Shibuya QWS. This space is a shared workspace that allows companies, students, and workers to work Read More

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Recipe: How to Make Sushi

Sushi’s history dates back centuries, evolving from Southeast Asia’s rice preservation methods to Japan’s narezushi, where fish was fermented then stored with cooked rice. The 17th-century Edo period introduced vinegar-seasoned rice and fresher fish marination. Then in the 19th century, Hanaya Yohei popularized the hand-pressed “nigiri” sushi, shaping what we Read More

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Winter Holiday Customs

Embark on a journey through the enchanting season of winter. Holidays have arrived, painting the world with vibrant traditions and heartwarming customs. From family rituals to cultural celebrations, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a sense of togetherness. Let’s dive into the captivating tapestry of holiday customs across the globe, offering you Read More

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Packing Hacks for Short Term Study Abroad

Are you planning on attending a short term study abroad program? Congratulations! Studying abroad is an amazing experience that will give you the opportunity to learn about a new culture, meet new people, and see the world. But before you go abroad, you will need to pack. This can be daunting, Read More

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Recipe: How to make tamales

Tamales are a traditional dish that originated in Mexico. They are made by filling a corn husk with a savory or sweet filling, then wrapping it and steaming it. Tamales can be made with a variety of fillings, including meat, vegetables, and cheese. They are often served with salsa, sour Read More

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Using Maps to Broaden Your Horizons

Maps can serve as a lens through which we view the world from different perspectives. By analyzing and interpreting them, we can develop a deeper understanding of the places we visit or study. A world map, for instance, showcases the vast array of countries and cultures that exist across the Read More

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Choosing the Right Credit Card for International Travel

When traveling internationally for short-term study abroad programs, having the right credit card can provide peace of mind. Here are some key points to consider. Additional Protections Look for credit cards that offer extra protections such as a reimbursement and timely replacement for international travel. Being far from home in Read More

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Recipe: How to Make Tiramisu

Learn how to make this classic Italian dessert! Tiramisu’s origin can be traced back to the Veneto region in Northern Italy. Although there are a few legends surrounding its creation, the most widely accepted theory is that tiramisu was born in the late 17th century during the Renaissance period. The Read More

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An Introduction to the Didgeridoo

Originating from uses in Australian Aboriginal ceremonies, the didgeridoo has increasingly gained global recognition and is played by musicians around the world. What is a didgeridoo? A wind instrument, the didgeridoo is recognizable by its conical or cylindrical shape and can measure between 3 and 10 feet long. The pitch Read More

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Recipe: How to Make Fish and Chips

Fish and chips, one of the most beloved dishes in the United Kingdom, has a rich history. The origin of this iconic meal can be traced back to the 19th century. It is believed that fish and chips first gained popularity among the working-class communities in the coastal regions of Read More

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Cultivating Independence: Developing Essential Skills Through Short-Term Study Abroad

Embarking on a short-term study abroad program can be a transformative experience that goes beyond academics. Short-term study abroad offers you an opportunity to cultivate independence and develop essential skills that are highly valued in professional fields. In this blog, we will explore the valuable skills gained through a short-term Read More

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Recipe: How to Make Gnocchi

Gnocchi, a beloved Italian dish, has a rich and fascinating history. Its origins can be traced back to ancient times, where similar dumplings were made by different cultures across Europe and the Mediterranean. However, the specific origins of gnocchi as we know it today are often associated with Italy. The Read More

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