Tag: Vietnam

  • Global Music – The Universal Language – Part 1

    While ported in Vietnam, students in the Breaking Sound Barriers course had the privilege to experience Vietnamese musical culture in a unique and transformational way. They visited the renowned SOUL […]

  • Cu Chi Tunnels Living on Four Legs

    Outside of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, lie the Cu Chi tunnels. These tunnels are a part of a larger network of tunnels that played a crucial role in […]

  • 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.

  • Work of the World

    Travel isn’t sight-seeing. Travel is experiencing. The Spring 2012 itinerary brought students to dozens of cities on 4 different continents in order to see firsthand how life takes place around […]

  • Reflections on the War Remnants Museum

    Ho Chi Minh City, back when it was known as Saigon, served as the base for American troops and other anti-communist forces during the Vietnam War. The decades-long conflict ended […]

  • Taking a Look through Viet Nam War Binoculars

    Eshley Spitzer, from Indiana University – Bloomington, has been writing weekly for her campus newspaper, the Indiana Daily Student,  throughout the voyage. Read her article on the Cu Chi Tunnels […]

  • Student Photos – Viet Nam and Cambodia

    Xin chào from Viet Nam and sues dei from Cambodia. The MV Explorer docked in Ho Chi Minh City for five days and students spread out to every corner of […]

  • Looking Back

    By: Sam Faktorow, Communications Team Work-Study Student To say Semester at Sea has been easy would be a lie, an utter fabrication of the truth. The kinds of emotions I […]

  • 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 […]

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