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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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Japan tour

Japan Virtual Program (Day 4)

The 4th day on our virtual trip to Japan   by Lenka Ferry Today we had a cooking class with Dr. Sachiko Komagata and cooked “Spinach and Bacon Shoyu Pasta”. I got my husband interested to cook with me, not sure how I accomplished that; lol. We had a great time. I was amazed by the

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Japan Virtual Program (Day 3)

Previous Next The 3rd day on our virtual trip to Japan  by Lenka Ferry Today we have toured Gion, Kyoto that was led by Marie (Max’s wife).   We saw a beautiful shrine where people make wishes for all different reasons; for example, relationships, your beauty or for passing a test. The small charms were

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Japan tour

Japan Virtual Program (Day 2)

The 2nd day on our virtual trip to Japan   by Lenka Ferry Our tour today started with “Kikou” (Qigong) health exercise guided by Maki Hoshino, Qigong Master. This exercise helps to elevate function of lungs, collects energy, improve overall health and improve mental health. You can do this even while watching TV for about 30

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