Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...Read More
AN EXCURSION AT TGS could be a gaucho fair visit, an opera at the Teatro Colón, a rock climbing gym session, or even a boat ride over the Río de la Plata to Uruguay.
Recently, students and staff took the hour-long ferry from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay for two days of experiences. Whether we were visiting an archeological site or the President’s country property, everyone got an eye and nose full of nature.
The town of Colonia offered beautiful sunset views over the distant city of Buenos Aires and cobblestoned streets for some bumpy bike rides.