Travel Around the World 2018: Photo Story

On April 4, 2018, students from across the University of Illinois campus gathered to attend Travel Around the World, an event that promotes the international community on campus. The event, now in its seventh year, is a part of International Week on campus and is held at the Illini Union in Urbana. Groups from across campus represent countries from around the world, displaying traditions, foods, music, games and more. Attendees receive a “passport” that is stamped at each booth they visit.

Students attend Travel Around the World, an event at the University of Illinois
Students attend Travel Around the World, an event that promotes the international community at the University of Illinois, at the Illini Union in Urbana, IL on April 4, 2018. Groups representing several countries host booths and demonstrations, and students complete a “passport” that is stamped at each booth they visit.
Carlos Molina
Carlos Molina discusses Peruvian food with attendants at Travel Around the World at the Illini Union in Urbana, IL on April 4, 2018. Molina, an instructor at the University of Illinois who was running the Peru booth, displayed several foods that are staples in Peru.
A student's passport is stamped
Hosts of the Thailand booth stamp an attendant’s passport at Travel Around the World in the Illini Union in Urbana, IL on April 4, 2018.
Raquel Goebel talks with a student
Raquel Goebel talks with a student at the booth for Brazil at Travel Around the World at the Illini Union in Urbana, IL on April 4, 2018. Goebel, an instructor at the University of Illinois, was promoting Portuguese language classes that she teaches.
Leonardus Sudibyo plays a gamelan
Leonardus Sudibyo plays a gamelan, a traditional Indonesian instrument, with an attendant at Travel Around the World at the Illini Union in Urbana, IL on April 4, 2018.
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