Travel Blogging for Teachers and Educators

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Sometimes two things don’t look as if they go together. On the surface, teaching and travelling don’t seem to be the closest of companions. To teach traditionally, you need to stay with students long enough for them to learn from you. To travel, you need to move from place to place. Not very compatible, right? But fresh ideas, inspirations, and genius come from putting together disparate ideas to make something new. 

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of June 15, 2018 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of June 15, 2018 By Josh Garrick 

Spanish Art Exhibit Reflects Artistic Impact on San Antonio

by Rosie Carbo / Jun 13, 2018 /
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The city of San Antonio is celebrating 300 years since its founding by Spanish friars and Spanish settlers with historic events all year. That’s why the “Summer in Spain” initiative focuses specifically on the city’s artistic Spanish heritage.

What to Wear When Studying Abroad

by Heather Robinette / Jun 11, 2018 /
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Something most people don’t consider when making their packing list is what exactly they are going to pack. If you need help with a packing list, check out one I put together.  While you plan to pack 10 shirts, do you have an idea of what you plan to actually pack? 

What to Wear When Studying Abroad

One Teacher's Summer Plan: Solo Travelling to Tel Aviv

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When you’re a teacher, you spend the whole school year in the four corners of your classroom with your students. However, when it’s summer, you get the chance to temporarily leave that classroom and explore a new place. 

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of June 9, 2018 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of June 9, 2018 By Josh Garrick 

The Play is the Star: Best Tips for Seeing Theatre in London

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I will never forget the summer of '94. Working in London as the MSU Summer London Study Abroad Director, I packed as much theatre as I could into my time there. I danced onstage at Five Guys Named Moe, marveled at the chilling and realistic sound effects in Miss Saigon, bought countless tickets to Hot Shoe Shuffle, and went with my students to as many shows as we could pack in around classes and work. It was GLORIOUS.

Essay Writing Tips for Students Who Travel Frequently

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Essay Writing Tips for Students Who Travel Frequently.

History Comes Alive: Eight Noteworthy Places to Stay

by Sandy Bornstein / Jun 07, 2018 /
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One way to enhance a travel experience is to stay at an historic property. These distinct sites offer a glimpse into the region’s culture and history and set the tone for daily and evening adventures. Price points and room styles vary from location to location. My trips have included a sparse room at a former U.S. Army barracks to an opulent suite at a restored Asian palace. Each experience has demonstrated why it’s important to occasionally select an historic place as a place to stay. 

The Coolest Vacation Ever In Thailand

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When my girlfriend’s birthday was approaching, I knew I had to outdo the extravaganza that I pulled off last year. This is why I decided to plan a trip to Phuket, Thailand

The Coolest Vacation Ever In Thailand

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