Smith Goes Global Blog

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Dog Cafes In Korea

If you are a dog or cat lover, you will love Korea because they have cafes in which you can spend your entire day just playing with dogs or cats! I went to Bau...

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Walk Sweden

This is the first part of a new series that I am delighted to present. Some of you may already know about the benefits of walking from this Ted talk.  Needless to say, getting...

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All Smith students know…

Spring is internship season. And that means filling out forms, practicing interview skills, and updating resumes. But for students abroad, it also means managing a slew of other issues. In this article, I’ll explain...

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Korean Food

You probably know, but Korean food is spicy! The soup, side dishes, street food, etc. are spicy, but if you cannot handle spice, do not fret because they also have food that don’t have...

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Tourist —> Local

About halfway through my time abroad, homesickness crept up on me. Even though I’d read extensively on culture shock and felt convinced that the honeymoon phase would end, I still didn’t notice it happening....

Spring Break 1.0 – Greece 0

Spring Break 1.0 – Greece

Ciao! I haven’t spoken much about my classes, but Spring Break 1.0 is the perfect opportunity to! Classes here work pretty differently from how they do back at UMD. I am taking five courses...

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Skincare in Korea

Walking down one street in Sinchon is like walking down the cosmetic isle at the department store. I passed by Tony Moly, Nature’s Republic, Innisfree, It’s Skin, The Face Shop, SkinFood, Etude House –...

The Age Old Question 0

The Age Old Question

As a kid studying abroad all you ever hear about from people stateside is “have you gone to Amsterdam yet? When do you go? Are you excited?” and the list goes on and on....

“Rome”ing around Europe 0

“Rome”ing around Europe

I know I suggest a lot of things that are “the one thing I suggest you do,” and this is definitely another one of those moments. I highly suggest during your time abroad that...