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D-Day Landings: A Travel Guide to Normandy’s Beaches and Battlegrounds: Sainte-Mère-Église

Published to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the military mission that changed World War II, D-Day Landings: A Travel Guide to Normandy’s Beaches and Battlegrounds is Bradt’s new guidebook to visiting beaches, memorials, museums, battlefields, and other sites associated with D-Day and the Battle of Normandy (Operation Overlord). A simple-to-follow, portable guide for independent travellers, it will help visitors to explore World War II history.

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Research for Indigenous Social Action and Equity Conference in Tulalip, Washington

The Research for Indigenous Social Action and Equity Center (RISE) ( at the University of Michigan) will host its inaugural Research for Indigenous Social Action and Equity Conference (RISE Conference) from March 11-13, 2024, at the Tulalip Resort in Tulalip, WA.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Inspiration is Everywhere

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Feb 05, 2024 / 0 comments

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

A shooting star, the first snowflake, a rainbow after a storm, a child’s laughter, an act of kindness, the innocent check-in of a furry red muppet—inspiration is everywhere if only we pause a moment to look. 

It’s in that awe when we witness a magical moment, the wonder experienced through curious questioning, the joy of a quokka’s quizzical smile, and so much more. When we open our eyes, it’s everywhere…can you see it? 

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Dating educated professionals: Find a partner online

If you want to date a goal-oriented person with a good career and perspectives in life, but can’t find one in real life, then dating platforms such as dating.com can be your best option. But even the best dating site for educated professionals won’t help you unless you learn how to present yourself and build your relationship.

We’ve collected some tips on how to present yourself on a dedicated platform and create an amazing first impression. Use them to find your perfect match!

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Getting Kids to Try New Foods at Restaurants

Lemongrass chicken. That’s what my oldest ordered the last week at Peppermint, a Thai restaurant we went to as a family. When her dish came everyone, my husband included, couldn’t wait to try her dish–it was stunning. Thin slices of charbroiled chicken topped with veggies, a light brown sauce that was wafting citrusy scents in all directions, and on top a batch of fried, crispy spinach. I didn’t even know you could fry spinach!

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The Evolution of Running Sunglasses

A Glance Back and a Look Ahead

In the world of running, where every step is a testament to endurance and determination, the evolution of running sunglasses has been nothing short of remarkable. Over the years, these essential accessories have transcended their initial purpose of sun protection to become a blend of innovation and design.

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How to Master the Art of First Class Travel When You’re Inexperienced

Whether you’re traveling for work, a honeymoon, or just feeling like splurging a bit, getting the chance to go on first class is incredible. You deserve to have that opulent adventure, right? Once you travel first class, it’s hard to ever go back to economy! You should see it this way: embarking on a journey in first class is not just a mode of travel...it's an immersive experience that promises unparalleled luxury and sophistication.

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Unique Irish Wake Museum opens in Waterford

Explore life and death, tradition and superstition at Ireland’s first wake museum in the heart of historic Waterford.

The oldest urban domestic building in Ireland is now home to the island’s newest museum which traces the customs, traditions, and superstitions associated with death from the earliest times to the twentieth century. 

Travel your home: How to experience your city in a new light

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Jan 22, 2024 / 0 comments

A man at the front desk of a hotel we were checking in at was making light conversation. I don't remember what my mother asked, but I remember he responded with, “traveling to the place you live will change your view of your home.”

He then told his story of how he gets to know his new hometown, to get a hotel and look up the sights to see. 

Travel your home: How to experience your city in a new light

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Watch This: Baigal Nuur - Lake Baikal

I've got the most incredibly beautiful art to share with you today. Premiering at Sundance Film Festival, Baigal Nuur - Lake Baikal, by artist Alisi Telengut, is an entrancing visual feast. 

Watch This: Baigal Nuur - Lake Baikal

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