Tag: Field Program

  • Origami and Temples in Kyoto

    For Fall 2017 voyagers, traditions were brought to life during the “Origami and Temples in Kyoto” field program. They got in touch with their spiritual side visiting multiple temples, including […]

  • Life Along the Mekong Delta Homestay Field Program

    The Mekong Delta River could very well be deemed the “lifeblood” of south-western Vietnam. Citizens of the Mekong Delta region not only rely on the river for resources and transportation […]

  • Voyagers visit Hiroshima Peace Park

    In between visits to ancient castles, Shinto temples, and sushi restaurants, Fall 2017 Voyagers taking part in the Hiroshima & Himeji overnight field program paused at the Hiroshima Peace Park […]

  • Fall 2017 reaches final port of the voyage

    As all voyagers know, Aloha means both “hello” and “goodbye”. So, as the MV World Odyssey arrives in the final port of the Fall 2017 Voyage, students are saying both […]

  • Kobe is Calling Fall Voyagers

    Well, that was fast. Just two days after leaving Shanghai, the MV World Odyssey arrived in Japan at 0730 on December 2 to begin Fall 2017 Voyagers’ five-day stay in […]

  • Fall 2017 Voyagers set to explore China

    Voyagers aboard the MV World Odyssey celebrated Thanksgiving the best way possible—by arriving in Shanghai to start Fall 2017’s six-day stay in China. Shanghai, the tenth port of the Fall […]

  • Fall 2017 Voyagers serve village in India

    Most Fall 2017 Voyagers made it to the Taj Mahal while traveling in India, thanks to different field programs options that all, at one point during the six-day stay in […]

  • Fall 2017 Voyager from Cuba finds community

    For Colorado State University sophomore Marcos Perez, the Fall 2017 Voyage around the world has helped him find a sense of community he thought he had left behind—and rekindled a […]

  • Paddling with Penguins in South Africa

    Boulders Beach, the famous hub for penguins in South Africa, was the location of the Fall 2017 “Penguin Paddle” field program. Voyagers were able to sea kayak while learning about […]

  • Fall 2017 arrives in India

    Namaste from Cochin, India! The MV World Odyssey sailed smoothly through calm seas to arrive in Cochin (also known as Kochi) early Wednesday morning to begin Fall 2017’s six-day stay […]

  • Mallorca and Permaculture

    Mallorca, a beautiful island off the coast of Spain, was the site of the recent “Permaculture in Palma de Mallorca” field program. Fall 2017 Voyagers traveled throughout the island to […]

  • Longneck women of Myanmar

    Field Program Preview: Longneck Women of Loikaw

    Semester at Sea partners with various providers to develop Field Programs that provide exceptional experiences for our voyagers to explore off-the-beaten path destinations.  One such program, Longneck Women of Loikaw, a […]

  • Spring 2017 partners with local organizations in Ghana

    Voyagers aboard the MV World Odyssey just spent four days exploring Ghana, and in addition to catching some stunning scenery and absorbing as much culture as they could, students also spent time learning about […]

  • Spring 2017 Voyagers helped water activists in Bagan

    Field Program works with local village in Myanmar

    Bagan, located in the heart of Myanmar/Burma, is home to the most dense concentration of Buddhist temples in the world. A region filled with ancient man-made wonders, Bagan is facing age-old […]

  • Through the Lens: Spring 2017 Voyage in China

    The Spring 2017 Voyage arrived in Shanghai just in time for Chinese New Year. While ringing in the Year of the Rooster, students explored as much as they could, and […]


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