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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A Family Legacy – why we all attended IBS programs

Intro International Business Seminars (IBS) has been something very special to my family and me during our times in college. My dad, my sister, and I wanted to share with others what we loved about our seminars and why we believe everyone should consider being a part of an IBS 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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Embracing Culture Through Communication

Embracing Culture Through Communication Traveling to a new country can be very nerve-racking. You often think to yourself ‘will I stand out?’, ‘will the culture accept me?’. These worries are valid since they may determine how well your experience goes. I find my self getting the best experiences from how Read More

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Feeling Welcome in Southeast Asia

Initial Fears One of the biggest questions you need to ask yourself when deciding to study abroad would be: “Is traveling to a different country meant for me?” Seeing the world is something I’ve always want to do but I have been too scared to go alone and also feared Read More

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Different Ways of Life

Thanks to IBS I got to visit a lot of interesting companies in each of the six different countries we traveled to. Although there were plenty of other great company visits, I’m going to discuss in-depth about the BMW plant, Innsbruck Tourism Board, and the Cantina Valpantena Winery. Each of Read More

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What Is Business Culture & Social Etiquette Like in Thailand?

Studying abroad in Thailand teaches you to look at exotic cultures with a different perspective. Thailand business culture, Thai food, and local entertainment are all totally different from what you’re probably used to. But with a few helpful tips, you’ve got nothing to worry about when visiting Thailand. What To Read More

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Thanksgiving Traditions From Around The World

When it comes to Thanksgiving, American tradition is shaped by food, football, and family. This holiday is on the fourth Thursday of November and is centered around delicious and festive food. Whether it’s pumpkin pie, bread stuffing, or roasted turkey, Americans put great emphasis on a Thanksgiving meal. Although Thanksgiving is Read More

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