Tag: Hong Kong

  • Marine Biology In Shanghai and Hong Kong

    During the Marine Biology, section one, field lab in Shanghai, students visited The Tongchuan Lu Fish Market, “to survey and document the marine plants and live animals for sale, with […]

  • A Visit To The "Big Buddha"

    Nicknamed the “Big Buddha”, the Tian Tan Buddha is the world’s largest outdoor bronze Buddha. While docked in Hong Kong, students on the Spring 2015 voyage journeyed to Lantau Island […]

  • Discover SAS at the Open Ship in Kowloon, Hong Kong in February

    Live in Hong Kong and want to visit the MV Explorer? Want to get a feel for what life on the ship is like? Now’s your chance! We are hosting an Open […]

  • Unreasonable at Sea: Hong Kong Bootcamp

    Nothing excites us more at Semester at Sea than to provide cross-cultural and experiential learning  to the global community. Thats why we are thrilled to be working with Unreasonable at […]

  • The Spring 2012 Voyage Says Goodbye

    This semester’s 570 students disembarked this week in San Diego, heading out towards their futures with an international and interconnected outlook on life. The 108th voyage of Semester at Sea has officially come to an end after 105 days, 12 countries, and 25,000 nautical miles around the world.

  • Student Photos: Spring 2012 China

    Ni Hao from China, home to 20% of the world’s population. The MV Explorer docked in both rapidly changing Shanghai and equally fast-paced Hong Kong, and students set off for […]

  • Traveling the World with the Portuguese Empire

    While walking around in the former Portuguese colony of Macau, art history students strolled into a perfect example of class material. The wavy black-and-white bricks that dominated the city center […]

  • Keeping Cities Green in Crowded Hong Kong

    Recent decades marked a landmark shift in human history—for the first time ever, more people lived in urban areas than in rural areas. There are currently 500 cities with over […]

  • The Year of the Water Dragon

    Semester at Sea rang in the Year of the Dragon last night with a Lunar New Year celebration. Faculty, staff, students, and families packed into Classroom 5 to attend a […]

  • "Semester at Sea parents trip" "Tai Chi in Beijing"

    Bonus Top Ten: Parent Trip

    Many parents of Fall 2011 students joined the Semester at Sea parents trip and met up with their children in Hong Kong. During the trip, the parents were able to visit the Great Wall of China, take part in a Tai Chi class in Beijing, and get a sample of what the Semester at Sea experience is really like.

  • Top-Ten Tuesdays: Back to Basics

    As the MV Explorer sets sail from Yokohama to begin our long Pacific crossing, the Semester at Sea community has time to reflect back on the hectic and wonderful schedule […]

  • Top-Ten Tuesdays: Chinese Wonders

    We will take so many wonderful memories away from our six days in China, but here are some highlights from our two latest ports: 1.     Arriving in Hong Kong to […]

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