Around the World in 14 Days

Gabi Kamran

Staff Writer

How did you spend your Winter Break? Did you pass countless hours scrolling on Facebook, lounging on the couch and catching up on Season Two of Homeland, or Instagramming pictures of your fireplace #snuggleweather? While you were doing all of that, some of your friends were traveling across the globe to countries alive with colorful culture and heritage. Here, a few Milken students share the details of their exciting international adventures with you.

Name: Jordyn Schiff ‘13

Destinations: Hong Kong, China and Bangkok, Phuket, and Koh Samui, Thailand

Trip Highlights: Elephant riding in Koh Samui, Visiting various Bhuddist temples in Bangkok

Name: Orly Abrams ‘16

Destinations: Paris, France and London, England

Trip Highlights: Climbing the Eiffel Tower, The food in France, Arsenal game in London

Name: Ethan Sassouni ‘15

Destinations: Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam, Siem Reap, Cambodia, Yangoon, Burma, and Hong Kong, China.

Trip Highlights: Cu Chi tunnels where the Vietnamese people hid during the Vietnam War, Visiting the Angkor Wat temple at sunrise, Seeing the region’s largest Buddhist Temple in Yangoon

Name: Dan Nevati ‘14

Destinations: Auckland,

Taupo, Queenstown, and many other cities in New Zealand

Trip Highlights: Hiking volcanoes, Sailing through mountains, Winery tour

Name: Alex Cohan ‘15

 Destinations: Cape

Town, Johannesburg, and Sun City, South Africa

 Trip Highlights: Petting wild animals, Safaris, Jet skiing