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Book Review of the Week: They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky

One of the best books I have ever read is a story of hope through extraordinary tragedy and circumstances - They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan. Written by Benson Deng, Alephonsion Deng, Benjamin Ajak, with Judy A. Bernstein, this book was difficult to put down.


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Intercultural Travel: Journeys International

Foodie Finds Memories: My 7 Favorite Extinct New York Restaurants

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Jul 04, 2008 / 1 comments

My Seven Favorite Restaurants in New York

Foodie Finds: The 5 Best Places to Eat in Toronto

by Cambria Ravenhill / Jul 04, 2008 / 4 comments

10 Ways to Raise an Intercultural Child

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Jul 03, 2008 / 2 comments

Culture can be thought of as the thoughts, behaviors, values, actions, and communications of a group.  It defines who its members are, how they act, and what they believe.  The world is full of many different cultures, and each world culture has its own unique attributes.   Learning another culture is a long and complex process, requiring a constant shifting of one’s f

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Monastery Stays: A Unique Accommodation Choice in Italy

While traveling, we try to get off the beaten path - both in the areas we travel, and in the foods and accommodations that we like. There's nothing worse than staying at a chain hotel while abroad - looks the same as it does in Chicago. Get out and experience the local culture - that's my motto.

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Book Review of the Month: Going Dutch in Beijing

I recently discovered a gem of a book about different customs around the world, entitled Going Dutch In Beijing. This book is full of information to smooth your path while abroad, while at the same time being interculturally sensitive. Eager to share this book with others, I sat down to chat with the author, Mark McCrum. Here's what he had to say...

Going Dutch in Beijing - Mark McCrum

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July Artisan of the Month: Mark McCrum

There is something about art - good art - that calls to us. When I see a landscape that is particularly well done, I feel like I was there - catching the mood, basking in the sunset. One of my very favorite artists is one I've just discovered, Mark McCrum. His watercolors are just incredible - extraordinary paintings of places around the world.


Foodie Finds: The 5 Best Places to Eat in the North Atlanta Area

by Dave / Jul 01, 2008 / 1 comments



Montreal for Nouveau-bies

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Jun 30, 2008 / 3 comments

Je ne parle pas Francais.