Join Us on the #AbroadLessTraveled

We are celebrating IEW using the hashtags #AbroadLessTraveled and #IEW2018. If you haven’t already, share your photos of traveling off the beaten path with us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook! To get you inspired, here are three blogs that embody #AbroadLessTraveled. Tajikistan's Unfettered Nature – Ellie was a participant on the Eurasian Regional Language Program …

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Happy International Education Week!

Happy International Education Week! International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate international exchange and education worldwide. Every year, the U.S Department of State and Department of Education highlight programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future participants from abroad to study, learn, and exchange life experiences. Here at American Councils …

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Experiencing Different Aspects of Taiwan

Visiting the Tzu Chi recycling plant was one of the most interesting excursions we went on during the program. I was really impressed by how meticulous the facility was and the amount of support they receive. With 60 to 70 volunteers per day, they hand separate items by material and color. The facility makes several …

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Life of a Foreign Exchange Student In Taiwan

After 3 long weeks, I became to realize that I had subconsciously adjusted to the Taiwanese social customs here in Taipei. I was more likely to speak Chinese with some of the locals if they are open to talk, receiving in-depth information on the culture, politics and history of Taiwan, and continuously became amazed when …

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