White House Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 14, 2014 /
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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 Reasons to Visit Tsilivi, Greece

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Located on the northeast coast of the island of Zante, Greece, Tsilivi offers many things for all kinds of travelers - an excellent beach, a waterpark (Splash Fun), Fantasy mini golf, tavernas galore, shopping, great food, plenty of vineyards and that feel of an old fishing village, mixed with travelers enjoying themselves.

Best Whale Watching in Newfoundland

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Aug 27, 2015 /
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Whale watching...it's on everyone's bucketlist - and why? Because it's such a magical experience. Seeing a whale breaching, well, it's incredible. The enormous power, the immensity of the whale, and the rareness of actually seeing one? There's nothing else like it.

Best whale watching in Newfoundland

Traveling Somewhere? Take these essentials with you!

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Going on a trip far-flung across the ends of the world? Or maybe just stocking up for safety on your great journey to your neighbor next door for a barbeque?

To the ends of the world or not, we’ve all had that one moment where we just stare blank at our backpacks—we’re more lost on what to bring than where we should go. Sadly, not everyone is equipped with the knowledge of travel essentials, causing them not to enjoy the best of their trip, or worse – experience health emergencies.

Fall is for the Birds

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Migratory Bird Festivals Add Excitement at Wildlife Refuges

Travel Writers' Secrets: Top Montreal Travel Tips

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Get ready and fasten your seatbelts! We’ve just returned from an Epic Canadian Road Trip, driving from our home in Kalamazoo, Michigan all the way out to St. John’s, Newfoundland (yes, a ferry was involved). Why? Well, I’m the co-founder of Writing Walking Women, and we chose St.

The Benefits of Dual Language Education

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More than a third of students in the Houston Independent School District (HISD) are not fluent in English, according to a new survey from Rice University's Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC) and HISD. The survey found that the best way to help these students learn English involves teaching them in their native tongue.

5 Family-Friendly Places to Eat in Norfolk, Virginia

by MyKidsEatSquid / Aug 25, 2015 /
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A gateway to Washington D.C. to the north, Virginia Beach to the east, and touching the James and Elizabeth Rivers, the Chesapeake Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean, Norfolk draws visitors and residents from around the country – and the world. The culinary scene is equally eclectic. While you can catch the occasional chain, more often street corners are home to mom and pop diners, chef-driven hotspots, and unique food finds from Turkish to Creole, Jamaican to European.

Florida Culture for the Week of August 24, 2015 by Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of August 24, 2015 by Josh Garrick

NOW to Sept 30 – Orlando's Magical Dining Celebrates 10th Delicious Anniversary


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