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Craft: Henna Tattoo

Henna tattoos are a form of body art that has been practiced for centuries in many parts of the world. They are made by applying a paste made from the henna plant to the skin, where it dries and leaves a temporary tattoo. Henna tattoos are often used for special Read More

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Unveiling the Essence of Local Cuisine During Your Study Abroad Program

Embarking on a study abroad program isn’t just about expanding academic horizons; it’s an opportunity to savor the rich tapestry of local culture. In this blog, we’ll explore the significance of immersing yourself in local foods, understanding the cultural context of different dishes, and uncovering must-try meals that will undoubtedly Read More

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Recipe: Crumble

The history of crumble is a long and winding one, with many different countries and cultures claiming to be the originator of this delicious dessert. However, the most likely origin story for crumble is that it originated in the United Kingdom in the 18th century.  At that time, crumble was Read More

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Keeping Current: Using the News to Prepare for Your Short-Term Study Abroad Program 

Embarking on a short-term study abroad program is an exhilarating experience that offers you the opportunity to explore new cultures, enhance your education, and gain a broader perspective of the world. To make the most of your journey, it’s essential to prepare thoroughly. In this blog, we’ll discuss the importance Read More

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Recipe: Peruvian Chicken

Peruvian chicken is a popular dish that is often served with rice and potatoes. It is believed tohave originated in the 16th century, when Spanish conquistadors brought chickens to Peru. Thedish quickly became popular among the local population, and it has been a staple of Peruviancuisine ever since. There are Read More

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How Studying Abroad Shapes Your Personality

Studying abroad is not just about acquiring academic knowledge in a foreign land; it’s a transformative journey that can reshape your person. In this blog, we will explore the various ways in which the experience of studying abroad can have a profound impact on your personal development. Cultural Exposure and Read More

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Recipe: Agua fresca

Agua fresca is a Mexican fresh fruit beverage that is typically made with water, fruit, and sugar. It is a popular drink in Mexico and other Latin American countries. Agua fresca is often served chilled and is a refreshing drink on hot days.  The history of agua fresca dates to Read More

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Recipe: Alfajores: A South American Sweet Treat

Alfajores are a popular sweet treat in South America, especially in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. They are made with two round cookies filled with a dulce de leche filling, and then covered in chocolate.  The history of alfajores is believed that they originated in Spain. The word “alfajor” is derived Read More

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Why Study Abroad as a Student?

As a student, you have the unique opportunity to travel abroad and experience new cultures. Studying abroad can be a life-changing experience that will help you grow as a person and prepare you for your future career. There are many reasons why studying abroad is important for you! Let’s go through Read More

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Recipe: Pupusas

Pupusas are a traditional dish from El Salvador. They are made from a thick corn dough that is filled with a variety of ingredients, such as cheese, beans, and meat. Pupusas are then cooked on a griddle until they are golden brown. Pupusas are thought to have originated in El Read More

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Transform Your Career: Short-Term Study Abroad Programs for Busy Students

Are you a busy student eager to transform your career? International Business Seminars (IBS) has the solution for you. IBS specializes in short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs that are designed to be your first international business experience. Here’s how our programs can help you:  Global Networking Opportunities:  Imagine having the Read More

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Recipe: Curry

Curry is a dish that originated in India. It is a stew or sauce made with a variety of spices, vegetables, and meat or fish. Curry is a very popular dish in India and other parts of Asia and is believed to have originated over 4,000 years ago. It is also popular Read More

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