International Business Seminars

Winter SE Asia

Blog posts from an IBS Digital Ambassador experiencing Bangkok & Ho Chi Minh City on Winter SE Asia!

Putting Life into a New Perspective

Questions, Questions, Questions Without stepping out of your comfort zone, how can you ever learn what your boundaries are? How can you discover what you are capable of? How can you understand another person’s point of view if you have never been forced to look out a new lens other Read More

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The Joys of Exploring Vietnam

As soon as we arrived at the hotel everything was completely perfect. We were greeted with passion fruit juice and were introduced to Vietnamese students. We were immediately introduced to the street food of Vietnam. I have to start off with the sugar cane juice!!! It is amazing, the fact Read More

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What’s it Feels Like to Travel to Southeast Asia

I recently participated in the International Business Seminar Winter Southeast Asia program. In January of 2020, we traveled to Bangkok Thailand, for about a week. We then traveled to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, for a few days. Thailand is somewhere I have always wanted to go, so I knew Read More

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The Essentials on a Southeast Asia Seminar

The Essentials on a Southeast Asia Seminar I have always lived with the mentality to be prepared for any situation when traveling. However, this can also weigh down a suitcase, which isn’t as much of a big deal on the way to my destination but can become an issue when Read More

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Checking Thailand Off My Bucket List

Straight Outta My Comfort Zone This past December, I took a leap out of my comfort zone and decided to study abroad for two weeks. I joined IBS on their Winter Southeast Asia seminar and it was one of the most memorable trips of my life. I chose this program Read More

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Meeting New People

Meeting New People When I signed up for the Winter Southeast Asia Seminar 2020 I didn’t know anybody else who had signed up for it, even though I was one of six students who were attending from my college. We all had a pre-departure meeting where we exchanged numbers so Read More

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Travel & Tourism in Thailand

I traveled to Thailand and Vietnam over my winter break with International Business Seminars. Things I Saw Ancient City: A group of us went to see all the amazing temples and beautiful gardens at the Ancient City. We rented bikes and rode around the large garden. The Temples stood out Read More

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Visiting Elephants World Kanchanaburi

Day six of the Winter South East Asia Seminar was another exciting day within the program where we had the opportunity to decide for ourselves what it was we wanted to learn about and experience. This was the day I was able to take part in something I had never Read More

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Which Scholarship is Right for You?

The International Business Seminar is a great opportunity to go out and explore the different lifestyles that people may have and how businesses are run in different countries but if the costs seem to be an issue, there are scholarships to help you out. For one, there is the Founders Read More

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Why Travel for Your MBA?

Traveling seems much more common for students completing their undergraduate degrees. For your MBA, you are most likely working full time, have a family, and are finishing yet another degree. Where does travel fit in? Can it even fit in? Two weeks sounds like a long time away—especially after the Read More

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Taking Care of International Business in Thailand & Vietnam

Learning International Business from International Businesses When looking at the itinerary for the trip, I glanced at the list of the businesses we would be visiting. I was surprised to see how unfamiliar I was with the majority of them, having really only known a decent amount about Intel. With Read More

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Culture Shock in Southeast Asia

The “culture shock” diagram was shared in our introductory meeting in Thailand, and stuck with me throughout our trip (as pictured on the right). Although the diagram explains the stages over a month to month period, I feel I experienced a similar pattern during my trip just on a smaller Read More

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