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10 Winter Holiday Traditions Around the World

The Experiment in International Living wishes you and your families a happy holiday season and a splendid new year!  To celebrate internationally, here are 10 seasonal traditions from our 25 destination countries. 1. JAPAN: The big wintertime celebration is the New Year, where people throw bonenkai parties, or year-forgetting parties, to encourage you to leave old worries […]

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New Experiment Programs, Leadership Institute, Part Five of Five

New Experiment Programs, Part Five: Experiment Leadership Institutes Part One: Jordan Part Two: The Netherlands Part Three: Vietnam Part Four: Ireland We are thrilled to announce the Experiment Leadership Institute in its inaugural year 2015! Students accepted into the Leadership Institute will receive a full scholarship to spend four weeks either in South Africa or […]

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New Experiment Programs, Part Four: Ireland

New Experiment Programs, Part Four: Ireland Part One: Jordan Part Two: The Netherlands Part Three: Vietnam Part Five: Experiment Leadership Institute Ireland: Irish Culture and Global Activism When: 3 weeks, July 13–August 2 Where: Cork, Dublin, Clonmel Program at a Glance: Explore the beauty of the Irish countryside, juxtaposed with urban stays in Cork and […]

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Vietnam is known for its beautifully green forests and vegetation.

New Experiment Programs, Part Three: Vietnam

Vietnam: Ecology and Conservation Part One: Jordan Part Two: The Netherlands Part Four: Ireland Part Five: Experiment Leadership Institute When: 4 weeks, June 30–July 30 Where: Ho Chi Minh City, Da Lat, Can Tho, Hoa An Program at a Glance: Gain hands-on experience with diverse ecological systems and natural resource preservation. Explore differences and similarities […]

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Engage deeper into Dutch culture as you explore your homestay community in Sneek.

New Experiment Programs, Part Two: The Netherlands

The Experiment in International Living is introducing six new programs in summer 2015. In a six-part series, we’ll give you the details on each program. Part One: Jordan Part Three: Vietnam Part Four: Ireland Part Five: Experiment Leadership Institute The Netherlands: Gender Equality and Human Rights When: 4 weeks, July 6–August 3 Where: Amsterdam, The […]

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New Experiment Programs, Part One: Jordan

The Experiment in International Living is introducing six new programs in summer 2015. In a five-part series, we’ll give you the details on each program. Part Two: The Netherlands Part Three: Vietnam Part Four: Ireland Part Five: Experiment Leadership Institute Jordan: History, Politics, and Arabic Language When: June 30–July 30, 4 weeks Where: Amman, rural […]

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Reyann Brooks, 2014 Experimenter to France, Featured in Portland Press Herald

Reyann Brooks, a 2014 participant of our France: French Culture and Regional Identity program was recently featured in The Portland Press Herald in Maine. Brooks, age 16,  is the daughter of Jeffrey and Rebecca Brooks of Topsham, Maine. She and her brother Dawson attend Mt. Ararat High School, where Reyann will be a junior in the fall. Brooks wrote […]

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Emma Carmichael, Experimenter to Chile in 2005, to become editor-in-chief of Jezebel

Buzzfeed reports that Emma Carmichael, a 2005 Experiment alumna of the Chile program, will soon become editor-in-chief of Jezebel. She is currently serving as one of the co-editors of The Hairpin. Carmichael will replace outgoing-editor Jessica Coen at Jezebel, which had more than 17 million unique views last month. Carmichael served as co-editor of The Hairpin for […]

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Youth Culture and International Relations in Germany

You might not realize how much you already know about Germany just from living in the U.S. If you like hot dogs and pretzels, if you’ve celebrated Christmas with a Christmas tree, if you appreciate great thinkers in the sciences and arts like Einstein and Handel, you are already acquainted with the powerful influence of […]

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Happy Earth Day!

The Experiment celebrates Earth Day far beyond this Tuesday, with programs focused on protecting and understanding the natural wonders of the world. Here are some ways to love Mother Nature while traveling and learning abroad! In our Sustainability and Food Systems programs, experience how food, culinary traditions and agriculture shape a community’s relationship to nature […]

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