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

Florida Culture for the Week of February 17, 2018 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of February 17, 2018 By Josh Garrick 

Photographer of the Month: Ted Nelson

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 16, 2018 /
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Ted Nelson is an outdoor adventure travel blogger based out of Chicago who runs the travel blog Traveling Ted. He specializes in cross-country skiing, canoeing, hiking/backpacking, and international budget travel. He prefers to count jungles, rainforests, and national parks visited instead of countries and states; however, the latter count is 30 and 42. 

Mi Cafecito: A Coffee Tour for a Tea Lover

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Our Intercultural Immersion Editor, Stephane Alexandre, recently was a guest with G Adventures for 16 days to Costa Rica! This is one of her trip reports – and on my favorite subject, coffee.

What to Do When Your Vacation Turns into a Nightmare

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Most people take vacations as a way to have an escape and enjoy spending time at a beautiful destination with their family. Unfortunately, your vacation plans may take a turn for the worse if there are accidents or issues that develop. If your vacation becomes a nightmare due to an emergency, there are a few steps that you can take to find a resolution.

What to Do When Your Vacation Turns into a Nightmare

How To Explore Savour Stratford's Chocolate Trail

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There's a simple truth for chocolate lovers: we can't get enough. Now, we may be picky (dark chocolate, milk chocolate, single origin, etc.), but we always are searching for more chocolate goodness.

Carnival Sweets for Fat Tuesday ~ Castagnole, Italian Fritters

by Ashley in Italy / Feb 13, 2018 /

What better way to celebrate Carnival & Fat Tuesday than with fritters fried in pork fat?! Castagnole are a specialty of Carnevale and eaten across Italy during this period. Pastry shops are filled with Italian fritters drizzled in honey or rolled in sugar with the ruby colored alkermes liquor atop.

Spots the Tourists Miss In Ireland

by irishfireside / Feb 13, 2018 /
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Ireland offers a lot more than Killarney and Blarney, so while you’re making your way to these big-time tourists spots, try including some lesser-visited destinations...they’re so close by and in many cases outdo their big name neighbor.

How To Travel Around Australia

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Australia has a lot to offer its tourists – great weather, beautiful landscapes, super-sized wildlife, and a relaxed lifestyle. If you’re a visitor from oversees, you are most likely to visit the country’s main cities – Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, the Gold Coast, and Perth. These cities are the most populated on the continent, and the rest of land, especially in Western Australia, is sparsely populated.

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