GCU Global Education

Greece virtual

Greece Program – Cooking & Thessaloniki

By: Marelyn Natividad The second day of our virtual experience consisted of a tour and a cooking class. The tour took place in Thessaloniki. To our surprise, our guides spoke English very well. We found out that English is incorporated into their education. The guides showed us very popular touristic places such as the boardwalk that

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Greece Virtual Program – Day 1

By Jennifer Dixon: The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history of Greece. One thing that stood out to me is that at the end of the 15th century, many Jewish people settled inThessaloniki from Spain. They were allowed to stay in Thessaloniki because agreat majority of the population was slaughtered or sold as

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Reflections from Hawai’i

By: Trilby Kite The trip to Hawaii was one of the best experiences I have had in my entire life. I went into this trip with no expectations of how it might go. I just trusted that I was going to be open-minded and willing to try and learn new things, and that is exactly

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Day 7 in Hawaii 🪸🌊

Today was the final day in Hawaii, however the group still had activities plan for that day! We started off the day by going shopping for one last time. Then we all decided to go get lunch. The group decided to split up and go to two different places. One group got tacos another group

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Day 6 in Hawaii 👘🍱🍍

Aloha!Welcome to day 6 in Hawaii! Today the group traveled to Chozen-Ji.Here our guide Lily gave us a tour of temple. Everything was extremely beautiful! It was a peaceful ambience throughout the entire property. We learned about Tanouye Tenshin, who studied martial arts and Sun’Tsu. In 1972, he co-founded Chozen-Ji and he started zen training

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Day 5 in Hawaii 🍍🥥

On Day 5 the group traveled to the Hawaiian Plantation Village. The Plantation village grows sugar cane. Our tour guide Michi showed the group around the village where it had a few historic homes and equipment used in the farm. It was very interesting to see all the different types of homes and ethnicities that

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