Travel

Kristi Hruska: Reflection on Travel Learning

At the end of my junior year of college, I was given the opportunity of a lifetime as a recipient of a grant from the ASIANetwork Freeman Foundation Student-Faculty Fellows Program. This program allowed me,…


Rachel McNorton: A Dog Named Spirit

In addition to interacting with the business owners, we were also able to explore the areas where their businesses were located. Occasionally, we would have a day dedicated to “cultural experiences,” a day without interviews…


Reflections on Study Travel

Study travel is one of the best ways to learn about another culture and to see the similarities and differences with one’s own culture.  As an academic interested in economic development, I find that travel…


Day Trip to Lukang

Today we embarked on an hour and a half commute to the old harbor city of Lukang (pronounced Loo-gong). Lukang used to be a very profitable harbor, but in the 19th century, silt deposits began…


Airport Adventure

Airplane Adventures I have traveled on planes and have been out of the country several times but this is my first experience in Asia. Fortunately there was no issue in getting to the airport around…


Taipei and Taichung

After 25 hours of travel and 12 hour jump ahead in time, we arrived at the International Airport in Taipei, Taiwan.  It is 70 degrees F and raining.  We take the High Speed Rail to…


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