Voyage Blog: Fall 2017

  • Southern Connecticut student shares her experience in Vicarious Voyage program

    For every Semester at Sea Voyager, the urge to share the experience of traveling the world with friends, family, and loved ones is powerful. As the Fall 2017 Voyage came […]

  • Shipboard Community and Creativity in “Another Day at Sea”

    For Fall 2017 Voyager Mollie Rubin, a semester sailing around the world with a group of highly talented shipmates served not only as an opportunity for academic and cultural exploration, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Faculty member Nancy Janus navigates the world

    For Fall 2017 Voyage Faculty Member Dr. Nancy Janus-Berry, Semester at Sea was not something spontaneous; she has been planning to sail for over ten years. “SAS has been a […]

  • 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 […]

  • Semester at Sea, CSU, and the Spirit of Service

    After sailing around the world with Semester at Sea, students are naturally affected by what they see in-country, and with that comes the desire to make a positive change in […]

  • Photography Field Class Captures Shanghai

    As past Semester at Sea Voyagers and other visitors to Shanghai know, the city is home to one of the most visually stunning skylines in the entire world—especially when viewed […]

  • How one Fall 2017 faculty member stays connected

    Semester at Sea Faculty Member Professor Shauhin Talesh has been busier than usual during the latest leg of the Fall 2017 Voyage. In addition to teaching courses in business and sociology, […]

  • Factory explosion near Shanghai

    On Sunday, November 26, 2017, an explosion in Ningbo (a city approximately 130 miles South of Shanghai) injured or killed at least 30 people, according to a USA Today article. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Female empowerment at sea and in India

    Life onboard the MV World Odyssey is a unique living experience—a magnified version of a college campus, with a diverse group of students sailing around the world together. Voyagers come […]

  • MV World Odyssey arrives in Vietnam

    At 12:00 hours on Tuesday, November 14, the MV World Odyssey reached Ho Chi Minh City, the capital city of Vietnam and where students will start exploring the sixth port […]

  • 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 […]


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