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January 6th-7th: War Tunnels & Food Tour

Day two in Ho Chi Minh City started bright and early as the group headed to the Cu Chi Tunnels, about two hours west of the city center. This destination was the base of the Cu Chi District Party Committee … Continue reading Continue Reading

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January 19

The morning of January 19th was an early one. The class met in the lobby of the prestigious, yet hip, Pullman Hotel Bangkok G to start an adventure they would never forget. Upon boarding the bus, students were buzzing about … Continue reading
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January 14th and 15th- Travel Day and First Full Day in Siem Reap

January 14th On January 14th, the group was chomping at the bit to get to Siem Reap early enough to enjoy a relaxing afternoon by the pool that the hotel offered. The plan was to leave Phnom Penh at 6:30am … Continue reading
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January 14th and 15th- Travel day and first full day in Siem Reap

On January 14th, the group was chomping at the bit to get to Siem Reap early enough to enjoy a relaxing afternoon by the pool that the hotel offered. The plan was to leave Phnom Penh at 6:30am expecting the … Continue reading
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Angkor Wat and ATV Trip (Thursday, January 16th)

Today we continued our tour of Angkor, the 400 square kilometer archeological site in Cambodia. Angkor is about 5-6 kilometers from Siem Reap. We visited the most famous temple of South East Asia, Angkor Wat, meaning “Temple City” or “City … Continue reading
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Mekong Delta and Phnom Penh

On our last day in Vietnam, we traveled to Mekong Delta, a region in southwestern Vietnam where the Mekong River is located. Before we reached our meeting point to get on the boats to cruise around and explore the river, … Continue reading
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Traveling to and Touring Around Hong Kong

January 3 – January 5, 2014               Despite a severe winter storm hitting the northeast the night before our scheduled departure to Hong Kong, everyone was able to make our 2 pm flight on Friday, January 3rd.  After boarding … Continue reading
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Looking Back at ‘Business in the Pacific Rim’…

Safely back in the comforts of home and the familiarity of America, we wanted to take time to reflect before Spring Semester picks back up at Elon. We’ve all learned a lot this January, and while it will be great … Continue reading
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Final Day and Travel back to the US- January 22 to 25th

Tuesday morning we woke up and headed to our last business visit of the trip. When we arrived at ThermoFischer Scientific, we were able to hear Steve Fletcher the Vice President and General Manager speak.  He told us all about TermoFischer … Continue reading
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Phillips 66, Credit Suisse, and Night Safari – January 21st

After two rained soaked free days, we were reminded that this wasn’t just a school sponsored vacation with our second to last round of business visits. We began the day at Phillips 66 (a holding company of ConocoPhillips), a downstream … Continue reading
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