White House Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 25, 2016 /
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I truly believe that international education can change the world. From studying abroad, hosting exchange students, working abroad, doing international internships, taking international classes, learning languages, taking a gap year, asking questions and learning about people’s lives, and traveling, there is a plethora of ways to learn about people, places, cultures, and

Wandering Educators Youth Travel Blogging Mentorship Program

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 22, 2012 /
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Kids today face challenges that their parents and grandparents could never imagine.  There are no clear career paths for them, because the way we work and live is constantly changing and evolving.  This has also created opportunities, and a lifestyle, that didn't exist a decade ago.  Now, more than ever, kids can truly live their dreams.  They can create

5 Perfect Destinations for a Memorable Getaway

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If you find that all your holiday memories are blurring into one, then it is time to go somewhere out of the ordinary. Sometimes going to a place to experience something which is the complete opposite of what one would consider 'normal' is necessary in order to make some sense of life.

Here are five perfect destinations which you will never forget.

5 Perfect Destinations for a Memorable Getaway

Earning Money While Traveling: A Time-Tested Career On the Road

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Do you want to travel all the time - and get paid?

I've got a time-tested career for you that you might have overlooked in your research (not everyone is a digital nomad).

What career am I mentioning?

A Truck Driver! It can be a lucrative and adventurous career - one that takes you on an endless road trip!

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of August 18, 2018 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of August 18, 2018 By Josh Garrick 

Earning Money While Traveling: Freelance Essay Writer Guide

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Freelance writing is one of the best ways to earn money from home or other location that inspires you to work. Traveling for weeks or months while staying focused on delivering quality work is not for everybody, though, but is not something that you can’t do. With a proper attitude, love for travel, consistency, and writing skills you can live a thriving digital nomad life

Photographer of the Month: Gregory Bozik

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Aug 16, 2018 /
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It was the lighthouse, of course, that caught my attention. Those important beacons of light work even through the internet, apparently. I saw one of Gregory Bozik's photos, and was drawn in immediately. A Michigan photographer, he's got an incredible eye for sharing the beauty of our state - and, of course, of our deep love of the Great Lakes. 

Heading to the UK? What to Say (or Not to Say)

by Heather Robinette / Aug 13, 2018 /
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This past week, I was watching season 6 of Parks and Rec, where the department visits London. One of the characters ends up being offered a job and stays to work. The reason I bring this up is because when he comes back to visit, he points out that words mean different things whether you are in the US or UK. 

Heading to the UK? What to Say (or Not to Say)

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of August 12, 2018 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of August 12, 2018 By Josh Garrick 

History Comes Alive in Charlevoix, Quebec

by Sandy Bornstein / Aug 08, 2018 /
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Charlevoix, Quebec, is about an hour east of Quebec City. Four hundred million years ago, an asteroid that was estimated to be 4.5 kilometers (2 miles and 1,401 yards) in diameter hit that region. The enormous impact created a crater measuring 55 kilometers (33 miles and 975 yards) with a mountain in the center. Over time, Mother Nature has continued to sculpt the landscape. Wind, rain, snow, glaciers, and changes in temperature, as well as other natural elements, have made an impact on what locals call Charlevoix Astroblem.

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