Smith Goes Global Blog

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A Quick Bite

The food people eat can say a lot about their culture. The Lion CIty’s main places to eat street food are its hawker centres. In Singapore, hawker centres are essentially long chains of food...

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Passion for Diversity

No matter where, going abroad is an exciting opportunity. We get to have fun while learning in a new world. Being open to and actively embracing the host culture is an easy way to...

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Welcome to the Lion City

Hey! I’m Adam, a rising junior pursuing a degree in Supply Chain Management. For 2 months, I’m working for Caterpillar Inc.’s Industry Solutions, Components & Distribution Division (ISCD) at their Singapore location via the...

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The Hallyu Wave

When writing about South Korea, I have to mention the Hallyu culture because it is BIG! Everywhere I went, I saw celebrities posted on walls, televisions, in front of stores, on food packaging –...

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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....

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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...