Ecology Students Monitor the Health of the Yangtze River in Shanghai

The Yangtze River is one of the longest rivers in the world, running nearly 4,000 miles across mainland China, and serves as the primary food and transportation source for millions […]


  • Discovering New Cuisine: 6 Dishes Our Voyagers Tried in Japan

    For many Semester at Sea voyagers, their understanding of Japanese cuisine is limited to two dishes – ramen and sushi – but food in Japan is diverse, regional, and storied, […]

  • Getting Zen with It: Mindfulness as Mental Health Treatment in Kyoto

    As the reporting rate for mental health conditions like anxiety and depression continue to rise among university students, young people are increasingly looking to mindfulness techniques found in cultures around the world […]

  • Hawaiian Food Traditions: A Window Into the Impact of Culinary Tourism

    Culinary tourism is a booming space within the travel industry, as students in Professor Christina Minihan’s Culinary Tourism class are learning. But staying true to the roots of Hawaiian cuisine […]

  • 2018-2019 Homecoming Voyage Recap

    The 2018-2019 Homecoming Voyage was a huge success with more than 300 shipmates hailing from voyages ranging between 1964-2018. Guests boarded the MV World Odyssey on December 28 in San […]

  • Spring 2019 Voyage: By the Numbers

    The MV World Odyssey was abuzz with excitement on January 5 as Spring 2019 Voyagers embarked in Ensenada, Mexico for the start of their journey around the world! Students, staff, […]

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