Sunshine and Xiaomi

Today, we had two site visits, neither of which were tourist visits. Boring as it may seem, it was anything but that. Sunshine insurance was our first destination of the day. Once we got there, all I could see on either side was big beautiful brick buildings, gardens, and perfectly mowed lawns. This place didn’t…

Day 12 – Leaving Milan

Our only group activity for today was a visit to the Milan fashion library. This library features an extensive collection of magazines, trendbooks, and lookbooks, all made available to local students and important designers. Designers can visit the library for inspiration, and local students often do research for their papers in this library. Looking through,…

Day 2: The Great Wall & Great Dinner

My whole life I had imagine seeing The Great Wall as a dream that could never come true. I thought that it was an impractical dream that I would never reach. Here it finally was, my chance to see one of the world’s most magnificent pieces of history. Our day started with a long bus…

Funghi Town

Today marked our fourth day in Italy, where we visited the town of Como and the neighboring lake. I started the day off with a capuccino like a true Italian.  I’ve never drank coffee before, but the hotel barista makes a tasty one.  Then, I slept on the bus ride and awoke at a luxury…

Pizza con Prosciutto

On day 3 of our Milan visit, we visited a university, a museum, and the canal district. At the university, we experienced a lecture about fashion supply chain and learned a bit about the university.  The university costs about $8000 for a year of tuition if we wanted to go there so I’m wondering how…

Crash Course in Costa Rican Economics

Today our Plus3 Costa Rica group attended a guest lecture by Dr. Juan Diego Sánchez Sánchez, a specialist on the Costa Rican economy and history. He presented an abridged version of the history of the Costa Rican economy and brief  introduction into economics. During this lecture, we were presented with the “what”, “how” and “when”…

Meet Plus3 Transfer Ireland 2018!

Welcome to the Ireland Plus3 Transfer Study Abroad Program! During their two week program in Dublin, Ireland, students will explore globalization through the Technology and Innovation industries. Plus3 Transfer participants will have the chance to be immersed in Irish culture during the trip. The main academic portion of the Plus3 Transfer program features visits to…