By Katya Kuhns, Site Specialist, Japan, South Korea and Thailand Students planning on studying abroad in South Korea may limit their program search to its capital city, Seoul, but they don’t have to. Learn about Busan, the trendy coastal city … Continue reading Busan, South Korea Through the Eyes of the ISA Resident Director
Edited from the original article that was initially posted on ISA Today on 2/20/2015. Every February in Newcastle, Australia, surfers from around the world rush to Merewether Beach on the southern side of the city for Surfest. Surfest is Australia’s largest surfing … Continue reading City Discovery: Newcastle, Australia – A Surfer’s Paradise
Stirling is one of Scotland’s most historic cities, which many major battles for Scottish independence took place in and around. Once the capital of Scotland, the city is surrounded by a large fortress and medieval old town now mixed in with a contemporary, … Continue reading City Discovery: Stirling, Scotland – The Gateway to the Highlands
Australia is Australia. And New Zealand is basically Australia, just a smaller island. And Fiji is just Australia, but an even smaller island, with more beaches. Of course that’s not true, but when thinking about Australia, New Zealand and Fiji, … Continue reading How to Differentiate Pacific Region Locations in 3 Words
Auckland is the largest and most culturally diverse city in New Zealand. First settled by the Maori people around 1,000 years ago, Auckland (“Tamaki Makarua” in Maori) is a bustling metropolis that encompasses a wide range of ethnic, cultural and racial backgrounds. … Continue reading City Discovery: Auckland – New Zealand’s Most Diverse City
Granada is one of the last places in Spain where the bars offer free tapas (small plates of food) with each drink ordered. (Check out the ISA Student Blog titled ‘Tapa the Food Chain’ written by alum Julia Chernicky!) Fun … Continue reading City Discovery: History is Alive in Granada, Spain
Reading, England is a great city for business entrepreneurs. It has the 5th highest start up rate according to Centre for Cities and is home to some global companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, Symantec, Prudential and many more. The Ballad … Continue reading City Discovery: The Oft Overlooked English City of Reading
Glasgow is a great place to see live music, hosting an average of 130 music events every week. There is a very diverse music scene – ranging from urban and hip-hop, electronica and indie through to classical and Celtic. Glasgow is … Continue reading City Discovery: The History and Mystery of Glasgow, Scotland
Bilbao, sometimes referred to as Bilbo in the Basque Country, is the largest city in the region and the capital of the province of Biscay (Basque: Bizkaia). Euskera or Basque is the ancestral language of the region. While students will … Continue reading City Discovery: Bilbao in the Basque Country
Rome, The Eternal City, is associated with imperial prowess and classic Roman art. As the capital of Italy, it is the hub of the nation’s political scene, and as such, it is a bustling modern city in the midst of … Continue reading City Discovery: Rome, The Eternal City
Located about 50 miles south of Sydney sits the seaside city of Wollongong, Australia‘s 10th largest city. The name “Wollongong” is believed to mean “the sound of the sea” in the local Aboriginal language. Perhaps that is because there are … Continue reading City Discovery: What’s There to do in Wollongong?
Wellington is the political and cultural capital of New Zealand and the southernmost capital in the world. As the country’s cultural capital, Wellington plays host to numerous events, like movie premiers, art exhibits and New Zealand’s annual Fashion Week.
And if being in the middle of the action with all these events wasn’t enough, residents have the ocean to play in as well. Almost all Wellington residents live less than two miles from the ocean.
Don’t miss these Discovery Compass activities in Wellington!