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

Speaking Spätzle: What to Know About this Quintessential Swabian Favorite—and How to Make It

by MyKidsEatSquid / Oct 22, 2018 /
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Plump and misshapen, with a soft, chewy texture that’s reminiscent of pasta or gnocchi, Spätzle belongs in its own culinary category altogether.

Pervasive in Germany, Austria, and Hungary, and stretching into Switzerland and other neighboring European countries, the popular pasta comes in several varieties. But the miniature dumplings usually share a few common threads – a simple dough, heavy with egg and flour, and a cooking method that involves dangling the dough over simmering water so that it cooks on contact.

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of October 20, 2018 By Josh Garrick

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"Josh Recommends” for the Week of October 20, 2018 By Josh Garrick 

#StudyAbroadBecause...You'll Never Know Until You Go

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Gabby Beckford is a recent STEM graduate who has visited 27 countries in her 23 years. She thrives on once-in-a-lifetime adventure and 80 degree weather. She's won upwards of $40K in study abroad scholarships, and advocates for creative ways to see the world on a budget.

Gabby Beckford: #StudyAbroadBecause... You'll Never Know Until You Go

How To Travel Safely

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When traveling, we are often in somewhat vulnerable positions; it is a foreign country we are visiting after all, which means a new culture, unfamiliar customs, and possibly different standards of appropriate behavior. Even though international traveling is exciting, adventurous, and rewarding, it can sometimes be potentially dangerous if we don't prepare accordingly.

Photographer of the Month: Scott Drummond

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 16, 2018 /
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Just wait until you see the photos from our featured photographer this month, Scott Drummond. They are incredibly beautiful, and truly capture the essence of this extraordinary landscape.

View from Dynjandi - Wild Westfjords 4 Day Tour
View from Dynjandi - Wild Westfjords 4 Day Tour 

Music for Shifting Times

by Kerry Dexter / Oct 15, 2018 /
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Writers, artists, musicians, actors, creative people of all sorts, often ask the best questions, questions which to do with real values, fundamental choices, important relationships.  As is true with any sort of art, these questions may at times be framed in poetic and indirect ways. Directly or indirectly, these works of creation help with reflection on such matters.

Music for Shifting Times

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of October 13, 2018 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of October 13, 2018 By Josh Garrick 

10 Ways to Maximize Your Staycation

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With the gas prices so high, are you changing your travel plans? Maybe staying home for your vacation this year? That's called a 'staycation,' and thousands of people are having one this summer. Think you'll be bored, or overworked, staying at home? Feeling like you need to mow the lawn, clean out the gutters, tackle that enormous home project that never gets done? NO!!

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