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Snapchat Takeover – Roshan, Phuket

Last week one of our students took over our Snapchat channel to share his life in beautiful Phuket. If you didn’t follow this week on...

Bali

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Menjangan – The Deer Island

With hundreds of exchange students studying in Bali with Asia Exchange every semester, we like to share some travel tips for Bali goers. One...

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    March 6, 2017

    Bali or Sweden?

    Bali or Sweden? It’s a tough choice – especially so for Putu-Marie Matis who has some family ties to both of these countries. Putu-Marie...

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    February 27, 2017

    Nusa Penida – The Secret Island

    The beautiful holiday islands Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan are frequently visited by tourists willing to escape Bali for a day or two –...

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    February 27, 2017

    Studying in Bali – Interview with Alex

    Asia Exchange programs in Asia attract students from all over the world. In Bali, the spring 2017 semester has brought together young people from...

Bangkok

Activities at and around Rangsit University

Thinking of studying abroad at Rangsit University in Bangkok, Thailand or are you already getting ready for your studies there? Are you wondering how...

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    February 13, 2017

    Thailand celebrates Makha Bucha

    Asia Exchange has its 10th anniversary in 2017, and we hope there will be many more anniversaries to come. To properly celebrate this year,...

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    September 26, 2016

    Buddhism in Thailand; What is Buddhism?

      One of our most popular study abroad destinations, Thailand, is known for the big Buddha statues and barefooted monks who wear orange robes. Over...

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    September 16, 2016

    Back in Bangkok!

    You might know what it’s like, when you fall in love… Those feelings inside, they just make you crave for more. That’s why Tanja Mäser and...

China

5 things to do in Shanghai

The world’s most populous city, Shanghai, is one of China’s greatest economic and cultural centers. It is also a gate between the east and...

  • February 9, 2017

    Light up your lanterns!

    Asia Exchange has its 10th anniversary in 2017, and we hope there will be many more anniversaries to come. To properly celebrate this year,...

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    January 25, 2017

    Bianca’s Study Abroad Experience in Guangzhou

    你好! (Ni hao) Hello! My name is Bianca and I am from Argentina. I study International Relationship, and last autumn 2016, I spent an...

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    April 28, 2016

    Spring or fall semester? Part 3, China

    We constantly have students asking us about which semester to choose for their exchange. If you are a student coming from the Northern side...

Japan

5 things you didn’t know about Japan!

    Japan is known for their culture that differs a lot from the European / American culture – some of their traditions and...

Korea

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5 things you didn’t know about South Korea!

Last week we took a look at oddities in Japanese culture – and now is the time for South Korea. Koreans, being right next door...

Kuala Lumpur

Discover the most beautiful places in Malaysia

Our popular study abroad destination, Kuala Lumpur, is a very common stop for anyone traveling in or through South-East Asia. AirAsia is a Malaysian...

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    July 29, 2016

    Life skills learned in Malaysia

    ”Nothing holds me back” One could he handle, two could he handle, but every single one after that gave him a struggle. The problem...

  • October 30, 2014

    Visiting Kuala Lumpur

    The students in Malaysia are returning from their travels since last week was their holiday. Even the students are studying in different faculties and...

  • October 15, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur, part 2

    I guess this should actually be part 3 because last week I posted two videos from Kuala Lumpur and didn’t remember to write the...

Lombok

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To Study in Bali or Lombok? Find out which one suits you the best!

Warm ocean breezes caress your skin while you enjoy the scenery with white sand beaches and crystal clear water. Sounds like a paradise on...

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    January 16, 2017

    Studies, Adventures and Holiday Romance

    As the second Lombok semester is about to commence, we are catching up with a young couple, formed during the first LISP semester that...

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    September 14, 2016

    Lombok Orientation – Fall 2016

    It’s official! The first ever Lombok International Study Program hosted by Mataram University in co-operation with Asia Exchange is now running. This first semester...

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    September 8, 2016

    Gili Meno – Study in Lombok

    Our current Lombok students studying in Mataram are all living in a nice villa in Senggigi, just 100 meters away from a beautiful beach....

News

Asia Exchange blog ranked among Top 75 Study Abroad Blogs by Feedspot

We are pleased to announce that thanks to you, our readers, we are now ranked among the Top 75 Study Abroad Blogs as listed...

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    October 18, 2016

    His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

    The King of Thailand, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away last week. If you haven’t been to Thailand, you may not how loved...

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    October 4, 2016

    First #asiaexchange Instagram contest winner!

    We are currently running a monthly photo competition on Instagram, and joining to the contest is super easy! Just snap a moment from your student...

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    July 26, 2016

    Asia Exchange starts cooperation with INOMICS

    We at Asia Exchange are constantly looking for growth, networking, and expanding our operations. The latest cooperation launched is with INOMICS, who are an international...

Phuket

Snapchat Takeover – Roshan, Phuket

Last week one of our students took over our Snapchat channel to share his life in beautiful Phuket. If you didn’t follow this week on...

  • December 6, 2016

    Explore Phuket in 5 days!

    You are studying at Prince of Songkla University in Phuket, Thailand. You arrive to Phuket a week early and want to spend five days exploring...

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    August 30, 2016

    Second Exchange Semester

    Asia Exchange encourages our students to do second exchange semesters abroad. Ole is a student from Germany who decided to go for his second...

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    August 17, 2016

    Go For It!

    Heli Metsakyla, 53, graduated as a lawyer from University of Lapland one year ago. While only very few people ever dream of getting a...

Staff Posts

Love is in the Air

Asia Exchange has its 10th anniversary in 2017, and we hope there will be many more anniversaries to come. To properly celebrate this year,...

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    January 13, 2017

    Win a Semester Abroad with Flights!

      Asia Exchange are currently doing their biggest giveaway competition ever as a part of their 10th year of operations. At the end of...

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    January 12, 2017

    TEN YEARS OF ASIA EXCHANGE

          Asia Exchange turns mighty 10 years in 2017. To kick-off the year of celebrations, we are taking you on a trip...

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    January 5, 2017

    My Internship in Bali

    Well hello there! If you are reading this, then I’m hoping it is because you are interested in doing an internship in Asia with...

Study Abroad

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10 reasons why you should not study abroad in Asia

We felt like our blog paints too positive an image on studying abroad in Asia. That’s right – studying abroad isn’t for everyone! Continue...

Tips for Exchange Students

Activities at and around Rangsit University

Thinking of studying abroad at Rangsit University in Bangkok, Thailand or are you already getting ready for your studies there? Are you wondering how...

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    December 15, 2016

    The best online flight search websites

    You just received your acceptance letter in the mail from your university abroad! Whoop whoop! The next semester you will live in Asia! Now...

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    December 9, 2016

    Travel Vaccinations for Asia

    One of the commonly asked questions by our students is “What vaccinations should I get for my semester abroad?” While there is no 100%...

  • October 31, 2016

    Home, Sweet Home!

    Looking for a place to stay in Bali during your studies? We can help you choose the best place for your comfort! Bali is...

Visitor Posts

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How To Find The Right Exchange Program in Asia?

  An exciting opportunity open to many undergraduate students is the chance to participate in an exchange program, in which a student can study...

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    November 17, 2016

    Take Me to The Dragon’s Continent

    On Visitor Posts section we share assorted blog posts by our friends and partner companies. This blog post was written and shared with Asia Exchange...

Where are they now?

Met in Thailand, married in Thailand

Valentine’s Day might be in the past, but romance is still pretty much alive in Asia Exchange! We have been updating you about the...

  • February 7, 2017

    Jump into the Unknown

      Going abroad on an exchange can have a lasting impact on person’s life that will shape their whole future and open a vast...

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    October 31, 2016

    Dare to dream, live your dream

        Such is the spirit of Bali, that it tends to change life stories. Some fall in love, some lose their hearts to the...

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    October 24, 2016

    When Bali steals your heart

    Over the years Asia Exchange has enabled thousands of students to take part in exchange programmes in Asia. For some, the exchange has played...

WIN BIG! Competitions etc

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Win a Semester Abroad with Flights!

  Asia Exchange are currently doing their biggest giveaway competition ever as a part of their 10th year of operations. At the end of...