Carpe Diem offers 3 month semesters combining service, cultural immersion, and adventure. Travel with a group of 12 other students committed to the internal and external exploration our programs offer. Throughout your travels you’ll share meals, live among different peoples, and experience first-hand the warm hospitality that this intriguing part of the world offers intrepid travelers. Trek through villages and learn from the way of life of the hill tribe people. Study the principles of permaculture and sustainable living. Explore the fascinating temples of Angkor Wat. Form meaningful relationships with welcoming homestay family hosts while taking Thai lessons. You’ll learn about Theravada Buddhism while attending a mindfulness retreat in this ancient tradition. Conclude your epic three-month journey in Vietnam earning your PADI Scuba diving certification! Our programs are accredited by PSU, meaning you can earn a full semester of credit while having the experience of a lifetime!