S: UCI Travel -Study
BC: UCI Travel-Study firstname.lastname@example.org
FC: UCI Travel-Study Where will you go? | Europe | Asia | The Americas
1: Experiencing life outside of your own culture is a rite of passage that broadens your understanding of the world and gives you perspective on your own life. You increase your self-confidence and independence while developing stronger personal goals and values. Travel. Study. Live.
2: Cambridge | Italy | The Mediterranean
4: Alexandria Ambrose Cambridge, UK 2010
5: "After five weeks of living on a beautifully historical campus, studying with the best professors I have ever had and traveling to fascinating cities, I am inspired to discover the rest of the world. I learned what it means to be independent, but at the same time felt part of something. It was almost as magical as Hogwarts itself!"
6: Ashley Wright Cambridge, UK 2011 | Just go.\It will change your life.
7: Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – ~ -Mark Twain | The bonds you create with friends you meet while abroad is a special and unique one that will last forever.
8: "I wish I had studied at Cambridge sooner! I attended the program not knowing a single person, but the experience of traveling with a group of people, exploring a new country together and taking classes in groups of 20-30 created a lasting bond that was established from the first day!"
9: DANICA CAMACHO Cambridge, UK 2010 | RICHMOND/ EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND/ FOUNTAINS ABBEY
10: "Studying abroad in Cambridge was by far the most incredible experience. Waking up every morning in the midst of one of the world's oldest and most prestigious universities was amazing. From formal dinners to punting on the river Cam to hiking the Trossachs, this was the best 5 weeks of my life!" | Jennifer DerHovanesian Cambridge, UK 2011
12: "Studying abroad in Cambridge changed my life. I made new best friends while experiencing the best of England! The whole experience has a special place in my heart and I'll never forget it as long as I live." | Kristen Minami Cambridge, UK 2011
14: Lara Riparip Arezzo, Italy 2011
15: Florence | Siena | Rome
16: "Studying abroad allowed me not only to see the world and live in a country and culture that wasn't my own, but it also allowed me to grow as an individual. While studying abroad, I made friends that I know I will have for the rest of my life. I wouldn't change the experience I had in Italy for anything in the world, and I would do it a million times over." -Natalie Poot
17: Enjoying our gelato on the steps of the Church of San Francesco | Standing in the middle of the Piazza Grande | Natalie Poot Arezzo, Italy 2010
18: Xilonem Tinoco Arezzo, Italy 2010
19: "This is a summer I will never forget. I got the chance to immerse myself in the culture of Italy and travel to Rome, Florence, and Pisa. Being in a foreign country gave me the chance to step outside my comfort zone and use Italian phrases while ordering gelato!"
20: South America
21: Argentina | Chile
22: La Boca | Café Tortoni
23: Lori Ke Buenos Aires, Argentina Summer 2011 | El Congreso | Riding a horse in Estancia | Living in Buenos Aires was an amazing experience. The city has a rich European influence. I had the opportunity to immerse myself in Argentine culture by eating in cute cafes, watching a tango show, taking the subte, communicating solely in Spanish with my host mom and much more.
24: "Chile is a country full of vibrant culture and breath-taking landscapes. Everyday was an enriching learning experience from being immersed in another culture, speaking another language, interacting with local people, and most of all discovering a new appreciation of life itself.The memories, experiences, and friendships I've made are truly irreplaceable. Hands down, one of the best decisions I've made at UCI." - Symone M. | Symone Magsombol Santiago, Chile 2011
25: “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” - St. Augustine
26: Tokyo | Korea | Southeast Asia | Tokyo Engineering
27: Asia | Tokyo
28: Michelle Maurer SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA 2011 | "I could not have asked for a more unique, enriching, and eye-opening travel experience. Seoul is wonderful! The people are friendly, the culture is rich, and the city is absolutely beautiful. I can't wait to go back!"
29: BUSAN | SEOUL | HONGDAE
30: "One thing that I'll definitely miss about Korea is the food. There is always a restaurant open late at night to fulfill your midnight cravings!"
31: Nelson Gines Seoul, South Korea 2011
32: "Going abroad to Tokyo has probably been one of the best decisions I've made here at UCI. I had such an amazing time meeting new people, learning new customs, eating new foods, and experiencing a whole new culture. It has made me realize that the world has so much more to offer."
33: Nelson Gines | Nelson Gines Tokyo, Japan 2010
34: Paul Gabot Tokyo, Japan 2010
35: Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto, Japan | "Studying abroad in Japan gave me the opportunity to be independent and to see the world through a different set of eyes. Because of this, my view of the world has been greatly widened and has allowed me to see people and places in a whole new light."