The Dolphin Research Center

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Along the Templar Trail

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Swimming with the Manatees in Florida

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This month, we're focusing on ways to explore nature in Florida, specifically through dolphin and manatee encounters. One cool manatee exploration is called Captain Mike's Swimming with the Manatees. A very reasonably-priced experience, Captain Mike's offers three different tours to experience manatees first-hand. We were lucky enough to sit down and talk with Captain Mike - here's what he had to say...

Hidden Treasures: Lost (and Found) in Panama on Christmas Eve

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It was almost dark and neither the taxi driver nor I could figure it out.  We were on the right street, but where was the hostel?

Winter Golf Get-Away to Puerto Rico

by Dana Buttenhoff / Dec 31, 2008 /
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There is more to Puerto Rico than sun-drenched beaches and rum based beverages with little umbrellas sticking out of top of the glass. There is golf, and world-class golf at that!

Merasi School: Fridah Khan's Story

by Caitie / Dec 30, 2008 /

Fridah Khan knows what she likes. And, if given the chance, she’ll tell you in a soft,
precise voice: dairy milk chocolates (in the purple wrapper), the color blue, dancing,

January Artist of the Month: William Stolpin

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One of the benefits of traveling and exploring is finding new artists! This past fall, we traveled to the Michigan Renaissance Fair.

Musica Della Notte in Orlando, Florida

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Heading to Orlando, Florida? Love music? There is more to do there than the usual Orlando junket. We've recently discovered a cool musical performance at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, entitled Musica Della Notte.

Book Review of the Week: Mexican Enough

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One of the most interesting books that I've read about straddling cultures was written by Stephanie Elizondo Griest, entitled Mexican Enough: My Life Between the Borderlines. Her book is a journey of self, of culture, of language. It is compelling reading, not only for the subject matter, but because she writes of daily life in a vivacious and readable way. We were lucky enough to sit down and chat with Stephanie about her new book - here's what she had to say...


Global Travelers - SoulTravelers3

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I'd like to share with you one of my very favorite world travelers, a family traveling the world and sharing it with us. SoulTravelers3 is a fantastic website, full of great travel information, stories of homeschooling abroad, traveling, and learning while exploring different cultures.