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All blog posts are by University of Michigan students who have participated in a CGIS program. The following blogs are students studying abroad in Vietnam. 

Spring/Summer 2018

Tyric reflects on his spring term in Ho Chi Minh City

Today marks my third day here in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and I can honestly say that I my short time here will be unlike anything I have experienced back in Detroit, Michigan. From the simple things like traffic to more interesting aspects of life such as food, I constantly exposed to Vietnamese lifestyle to which I am not accustomed. My diet here in Vietnam consists largely of rice, noodles and seafood. However, back home, I am a big meat-eater and rarely have so much rice and noodles as I have had here the past few days.

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