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Where to go on holiday in Bulgaria

Often forgotten and underestimated (probably because of the location), Bulgaria is becoming a more and more popular destination for travelers looking to explore somewhere historic, cultural, and new to them. There are so many places to see and moments to experience in Bulgaria! Here are my top three places to visit on your holidays in Bulgaria.

Where to go on holiday in Bulgaria

Music for Reflection, Courage, and Hope

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Mar 21, 2022 / 0 comments

Connection and community: as events  shift and change, so do understandings and perspectives about events and circumstances.

Music can offer a thread that pulls through, a life line, even a life boat, in times of change. There are dark times; there are lighter times. Music can be a friend along the way through all these shifts and changes.

That is something people in Ireland have known a good bit about through the long course of the island's history. One aspect that recurs in the song and tune of Ireland is the ability to lift spirits in the midst of hard times.

History Comes Alive in Old San Juan

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Mar 14, 2022 / 0 comments

Where in North America can you celebrate five centuries of history? From now until June 2022, Puerto Rico is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the founding of Old San Juan. Established by the Spaniards in 1521, Old San Juan has the distinction of being “the oldest continuously inhabited post-European contact city under United States territory and the second oldest in the entire Western Hemisphere.”

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Global Citizenship

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Mar 08, 2022 / 0 comments

Today’s world is a chaotic mess of everything. Within the past few years, we’ve dealt with plagues, weather disasters, political unrest, domestic madness, international issues, and all sorts of mayhem. Throughout the past two years of the COVID pandemic, we’ve regularly heard the mantra we’re all in this together. In truth, sadly, we’ve seen much nationalism take precedence over global community compassion.

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Why You Should Consider Experiencing A Crewed Catamaran Charter in Greece

With people becoming more adventurous and curious about traveling to other locations, there has been a significant growth in the number of tourists wanting a unique and luxury experience abroad. This has also sparked a curiosity in many individuals to visit top destinations like Greece, which is globally recognised for its luxury holiday ventures. 

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Top 10 Things to Eat in Egypt

Are you an epicurean—and hungry for All Things Egyptian? Me, too. I travel for food, and cook to explore the world. Besides an incredible culture, storied history, fascinating archaeology, and stunning landscape, Egypt boasts a delicious (and, obviously, historic) cuisine.

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5 things to add to your Skardu travel itinerary

If you’ve ever traveled in Pakistan, you’ve probably already seen or heard countless tales of the wondrous north and its scenic beauty. You’ve probably also heard specifically of Skardu, a city that has been marveled over by tourists and locals alike. Skardu isn’t only beautiful, it’s filled with history—and is a site to behold. 

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Katharine Ross: #CommunityCollegeBecause# ... We Succeed

Katharine Ross is working towards her Associate degree in Business and plans to transfer to a four-year university to complete her Bachelor's degree. Katharine is currently working for her parents’ candy company. She is also participating in NASA's Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS). Katharine is the first CCAC student to be a part of this NASA program—and it has been one of the most rewarding things she’s ever done.

Read This: Examining a Creative Life Well-Lived in Books By Hand

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Feb 24, 2022 / 0 comments
Have you ever known an artist that is so completely immersed in the creative life that they just glow with it…for a lifetime? Such is the case with an extraordinary artist, Gerard Brender à Brandis, whom we interviewed at his studio in Stratford, Ontario several years ago, and kept visiting whenever we were in town. (His studio is closed now, and only open by appointment.) 
 
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Read This: Captivating History Comes Alive with The School of Mirrors

This is one of those magnificent books. You know...a book that you cannot put down, that time travels you back to a specific place and, while you’re reading it, you’re so engrossed that you look up and are surprised to be in the now? 

Read This: Captivating History Comes Alive with The School of Mirrors

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