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Royal Couple Reunited by Museum Acquisition

by Rosie Carbo / May 29, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Chances are you will meet royalty on a visit to Holland this spring or summer, albeit in the form of classic blue-and-white Delftware. Last month the Gemeentemuseum in the Hague announced it had acquired two rare Defltware figurines. The Dutch figurine flower holders represent King William III and his wife and cousin, Queen Mary. 

The flower holders, which measure 42.5 cm in height, were separated for 40 years while in the hands of separate private collections. With the landmark acquisition, the Gemeentemuseum guarantees preservation of Holland’s royal heritage.

How to Study Abroad in India

India - it’s almost a dream, isn’t it? The enormous territory, and the even more enormous population. The religions, cultures, languages, foods, and people are as much a draw as the history, which is storied and ancient. Want to study abroad in India? You’ve researched flights to India, looked into programs, and are getting excited…

Inside Out in Istanbul

It must be known by all and sundry by now – I’m in love with Turkey. A recent trip highlighted to me what many of my friends and family already know – that Turkey is an amazing country to explore, and that Istanbul is just as magical as one can imagine. 

Springtime in Northern Norway

From my weekend trip to Offersøy, Lødingen/Vestbygd, Nordland, Northern Norway. may 22, 2015, the sun shining, and clouds came in now and then, some rain came over us, but still, the sun wasn`t far away.

 

Springtime in Northern Norway. Photographer Benny Høynes

#StudyAbroadBecause you will find out who you are

Linda Moore lives in Philadelphia and writes fiction. Six months a year she travels the world. She writes about her experiences in a blog: www.lovearttravel.com

 

What motivated your decision to go abroad? How/why did you choose where to go? 

Portugal 101: What to See and Why

With its buzzing cities, beautiful architecture and sandy beaches, Portugal has long proved a hit with holidaymakers. There’s certainly no shortage of things to do in this sun-soaked southern European country, and here is a quick rundown of some of the highlights...

Top things to see and do in Barcelona

There are some cities that stand head and shoulders above all others when it comes to beauty, inspiration, and an atmosphere that exudes a lust for life. Barcelona may not be a capitol city, but there are a few reasons why it stands out as this country's most popular destination.

Spain's north eastern city by the sea will easily inject some passion and fun into your life, whether you're visiting for a few days, or a couple of weeks.

Diverse city life

 

Florida Culture for the Week of May 18, 2015 by Josh Garrick

Florida Culture for the Week of May 18, 2015 by Josh Garrick

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Living in Istanbul: Advice from a Local

I just returned from a trip to a place that I can't seem to let go of, and ALL THINGS TURKEY are calling to me. This is when I reached out to one of our Wandering Educators, Emily Johnson, who lives in Istanbul (lucky!) for some Istanbul goodness. Even more luck: Emily's our new Istanbul Editor, and will share more as time unwinds (yay!).

Emily notes:

Ireland's Ancient East: The Music Begins

by Kerry Dexter / May 17, 2015 / 0 comments

Ireland's Ancient East: that phrase suggests all sorts of intriguing ideas -- which is why it has been chosen as a way to encourage visitors to spend time at places in the eastern parts of the island, much as the Wild Atlantic Way is helping to connect and bring attention to communities and locations along the island's western sea coast.

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