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Global Education invites you to 
iCafé – Your Passport to Culture!

iCafé is a virtual trip around the world to discover diverse cultures, exciting celebrations, and savory cuisines. We come together to expand our cultural experience, broaden our global perspective, and connect with our UC San Diego Triton community. In our 2021 - 2022 series, we join our fellow Tritons to explore the places you are from or have been to. The cultural presentations at iCafé are about you. Your travels, your heritage, your culture.

Everyone is invited to be a Cultural Ambassador to share their experiences from across the planet!

Our very popular segment, Travel Trivia, hosted by UC San Diego’s Division of Transportation, will challenge you with fun facts and trivia from around the world with gift cards to the winners! (compliments of UC San Diego’s Division of Recreation) Recreation also hosts our exploration of sports and fitness in the Global Playground segment. iCafé guests are invited to share their favorite recipes, sweet or savory cuisines, and foodie tours from around the world in the Cook Club.

Please join us! If you are interested in offering a short presentation on culture or cuisine for one of our featured countries, please email Debi at We would love to have you share your experiences.

iCafe is free and open to everyone! Check out our Facebook page for more information and recordings of previous iCafés. Connect with your Triton community at iCafé over travel, trivia, culture, and cuisine. Join us in 2021 - 2022 for all our virtual, global travel adventures and bring a traveling buddy with you. No passport, no mask, no charge!


iCafé – Your Passport to Culture! is presented at 12 PM (PT) on Fridays via Zoom. Everyone is invited to attend this free event. Please register through the link below to join us for one or all iCafés. If you want to participate by being a Cultural Ambassador or Chef in the Cook Club, email Debi at We can't wait to explore the world with you!


Be Sure to Like our Facebook Page HERE!

Testimonials from iCafé Participants

  • It provides a window to see the world from our desks and learn about the culture diversity around the world. I love it!

  • I love how iCafe brings people together to learn about different places and cultures around the world. I think that iCafe also teaches us all to better appreciate and embrace the many wonderful cultures around the world.


  • This was my first iCafe and it was just wonderful!  Terrific ambassadors, a great cultural learning experience - and a great incentive to visit Malaysia!