If you are on the hunt for carefully curated natural beauty, the Gardens by the Bay are the perfect destination to find it in Singapore. Spanning 250 acres among three waterfront gardens, this expansive pocket of nature is exquisite. Adjacent to the Marina reservoir, the Gardens by the Bay include the Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden, and Bay Central Garden. It was only opened in 2012, but quickly became a staple of Singapore tourism. The conceptualization of these incredible gardens makes for a truly unique experience. Make sure to set aside a full day of wandering and exploration for [...]
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Singapore is a modern city-state in Southeast Asia, a tropical island where east meets west. Despite having a land area of only 721.5 square kilometers, Singapore is the world’s fourth-best financial hub - a testament to a tiny country with big aspirations. Crossing the island, you are surrounded by high-rise buildings reminiscent of mega-cities like New York City and Shanghai (Btw, don't forget to check our sister summer school in Shanghai) but at the same time, the urban landscape is covered in greenery. Being just 1-degree from the equator, it is always summer-time in this beautiful and dynamic country. Singapore’s [...]
Asia - the far-off land, very foreign and exotic to our Western cultures have become somewhat more familiar and accessible in the last couple of decades with the increase of expat job possibilities, lower costs of travel, and different international universities encouraging students to study abroad. More and more young and enthusiastic students decide to spread their wings to fly outside of their comfort zone and instead of applying for an international exchange somewhere close to home, they rather experience extraordinary life in a truly contrasting culture. For my last year of studying International Business at the University of [...]
A lot of students choose to take a break and explore the world before they enter the employment market. Many of them take a gap year to get some traveling done. Yet, it is important to know that future employers in some industries will not recognize a one-year traveling break as something positive, although it may have been an excellent experience for you. But what if you chose the opportunity of being able to combine traveling without compromising your education and career? International summer schools and study abroad programs offer many benefits that will provide you with new skills [...]