GCU Global Education

Japan tour

3 days virtually in Japan

By Charles Kiesnowski I participated in this experience for experiential learning and learned a lot more about the Japanese culture. For Day 1 in Japan Osamu was our tour guide in Tokyo and showed us many different areas throughout the course of the trip. He went into detail and talked about the Buddhism, Japanese gardens,

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Japan tour

Virtual Japan Program

By Brittany Webster When I was little, I knew that I loved to travel, I just didn’t understand why. Now that I am older, I realized that I love to travel because of the cultural aspect. Meeting people and seeing places so different from what I am used to makes my soul flourish. I have

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Japan tour

Study abroad & Qigong

by Kirstin Connor Studying abroad…virtually…in Japan has been such an exciting experience. Coming into this journey, I had no idea what to expect but I knew it would be something special and a unique learning experience for me. I have always been interested in Japanese culture, after learning that my mom lived there alone for

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Japan virtual tour

Virtual Journey Abroad to Japan

Previous Next by Jennifer Blonder-Cacciarelli I am not sure where to begin, this past week has been full of excitement and exploration as we toured the streets of Tokyo and Kyoto.  Starting off our days in Japan at 9 a.m. put us at 8 p.m. back here in the states.  Due to such an extreme

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Japanese garden at GCU

Reflections of Japan – Sister Thuan Bui

Previous Next by Sister Thuan Bui The Virtual Japan program is a phenomenal work at this time of pandemic. I cannot imagine how much I have learned from this program.  When I followed it for five days. I felt like I was in Japan when the guided tour introduced the places we visited.   I was excited

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Japan tour

Reflections of Japan Virtual Program

 by Ciara Cavanagh              After discovering the culture of Japan in 5th grade through anime and manga, I’ve dreamed of visiting the country and absorbing as much of the history, language, and daily life as possible. Yet, this past week, and being part of GCU’s virtual tour, has made me

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