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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!

Top 5 Things to Pack for an International Trip

Top 5 Things to Pack for an International Trip During my study abroad trip, I learned that these were some of the most important items that either I or other people on the trip realized were essential while abroad. Different Types of Clothing One of the first things I learned Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

6 Statistics Every US Study Abroad Student Should Know

Even as more US students are choosing to study overseas every year, misconceptions persist about the programs, participants, and value of study abroad. While the benefits of studying abroad can sometimes be immeasurable, others can be calculated via mathematical means. The following US study abroad statistics demonstrate that studying overseas Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Best Streetfood You Can’t Miss in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is the largest city by population in Vietnam and is the arts and cultural center of the country. It is an international tourist site, with an estimated 6.39 million tourists in 2017. If you plan to visit this wonderful city, here’s a Read More

Category Winter SE Asia

Find the Spirit of Christmas in Europe

The spirit of Christmas comes alive with the sound of vendors shaking roasted chestnuts over an open fire, the scent of sausages in the air and the sight of people wandering by brightly colored stalls while holding mugs of mulled wine between gloved hands. Christmas markets in Europe date back Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Experience Four Countries in 16 Days

My favorite part of my seminar was being able to travel to multiple different countries in such a short amount of time. For most study abroad programs out there you have to go to one place for an entire semester and you are stuck there just exploring and learning that Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Pre-Flight Checklist For Studying Abroad Trip

If you’re anything like me and have never been on a long flight before, you probably aren’t sure what to expect! Here are some things I learned about flying internationally that I think will help you prepare for your departure too. 1. Passport This may seem obvious since you can’t Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs

The Ever-Intimidating Study Abroad Packing List

It’s been a few years since I went abroad with International Business Seminars, but I’m happy to say that I have been traveling since going to Europe in 2016. I’ve written a few blogs about how not to pack/not overpacking, but this past May I made a travel-changing discovery: packing Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Indulging in Cultural Cuisine

Coming from and constantly celebrating Italian heritage, I was thrilled when our coach bus pulled up outside of our hotel in Verona, Italy. I tried to avoid telling everyone I came across that my last name was ‘Pellegrini’ and I had been dreaming of traveling to Italy for my entire Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

6 Things to Know About Thailand Culture While Doing Business in Bangkok

A study abroad experience can be something you can benefit from for the rest of your life. With so many opportunities out there, it isn’t too hard to travel across the world and make a difference. Doing business in Bangkok, Thailand may be an option for you, and it can Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Top 5 Things To Do In London!

1. Champagne in the London Eye. Champagne in the London Eye is a must when traveling in London. When you buy this ticket you receive many perks too. Some being; Fact Tracked entry, a personal host, VIP check-in and the Eye Lounge pre-boarding. Both times I have been to London, Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Facts & History of London’s Tube

More than one billion passengers ride the iconic London Underground every year. Over the course of the tube’s 150 years of operation, it has served as a point of connection for countless people traveling through the bustling city and those escaping the terrors of war. The history of the London Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

Why International Business Seminars was Right for Me

Studying abroad can stir up a whole whirlwind of emotions for those who have never been abroad in general. While making the decision to study abroad can seem like a daunting task, IBS and their staff make the whole experience stress-free. Why I Chose International Business Seminars At the beginning Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe
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