Rainbow flags and umbrellas at the Tokyo Pride Parade.

LGBT Culture in Japan

Same-sex attraction and love has long been a part of Japanese Buddhism and samurai tradition, according to historical and literary references. Compared to the United States, Japanese society seems rather nonchalant toward gender, as far as dress and mannerisms go.

Kayakers in the water in New Zealand.

New Zealand: Your Study Abroad Adventure

Studying in a foreign country is bound to be an exciting experience; in New Zealand, you can take that experience to new levels. Some students spend their days in New Zealand hiking up mountains, exploring active volcanoes, swimming and diving with whales and dolphins, or wandering through centuries-old ice caves. Here’s how you can join them.

The Hyde Park Barracks in Sydney is a three story brick building at the head of Macquarie Street.

Planning Your Time in Sydney

Like all of the world’s great cities, Sydney is brimming with things to see and do, and demands time. Even if you relocated to the city, you’d still never manage it all, so what you’ll have to do is try to squeeze as much into your allocated time as possible. And it all depends on what your interests are.