Just in case Fiji’s gorgeous beaches, warm climate, laid-back lifestyle, and welcoming locals are not enough to convince you that it’s the perfect study abroad destination, check out these amazing festivals that take place in the islands each year. [click to continue…]


The Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo has partnered up with NH Hotels in Sevilla to offer students an incredible internship opportunity! Students participating in the Fall/Spring 3 or Academic Year 3 programs who register for the class Business Spanish SPA 355S are eligible to apply for this unique experience. [click to continue…]


Discover Cusco

Cusco is considered the historical capital of the Inca Empire, which led to its declaration as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.

Qosqo, meaning Cusco in Quechua, translates to the “navel of the world” due to the Inca’s once Four Region Empire. Cusco is known as the stopping point before venturing into the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. At an aerial view, it is believed that Cusco was intentionally built to resemble the shape of a puma!

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By Marc Pereira, ISA Student Services Advisor

Studying abroad in Japan gives students a wonderful opportunity to experience a new culture filled with unique traditions, holidays, food and activities. Some of these unfamiliar sights might include enjoying a tea ceremony presented in a traditional Japanese viewing garden or attending a local festival bustling with energy and life! However, nothing truly embodies the traditional “Japanese Experience” quite like a visit to the local onsen. Onsen are known in Japan as the ultimate source of relaxation after a long day of work. The natural hot spring baths have a way of washing away every ache in the body and worry in the mind. Don’t pass up the opportunity to enjoy one of these wonders of Japan and experience an enormous part of Japan’s rich culture and tradition. [click to continue…]


Amman, Jordan: A City of Modernity and Antiquity

June 17, 2015
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By Alexandra Hamilton, ISA Student Services Advisor When the sun rises over the seven hills of Amman, Jordan, the warm colors of the sandstone buildings and houses glisten just as bright as the skyscrapers that pierce the cloudless sky. This is the perfect way to describe Amman – a city where the past blends seamlessly [...]

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City Discovery: The Fashion, History and Soccer of Milan

June 16, 2015
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Discover Milan Milan is known for being Italy’s economic and industrial hub.  Perhaps Italy’s most cosmopolitan city, Milan is perfect for those students who are looking for a fast-paced modern European vibe mixed with typical Italian style and charm. In 2015, Milan has become a center of global attention because of Expo Milan, an exhibition [...]

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