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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

by Dr. Jessie Voigts /
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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

Music for a Month of Transitions

by Kerry Dexter /
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Feb 21, 2022 / 0 comments

February: whether you are in the northern hemisphere with winter or the southern one with summer, it is a month of transition. In weather, in plans, in quality of light, and in the stories we tell, there are contrasts and changes, back and forth, from one day to the next.

Here are several ways musicians look at these things. At whatever point in the year you are reading this, there is much to explore and consider.

Music for a Month of Transitions

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The Traveler's Guide to Business Management

Managing a business isn't an easy task, especially for those who need to travel as part of the business. As a hands-on manager, you must create a balance between your operations and your staff to ensure a smooth relationship that will lead to better service. You also need to know that you don't have to micromanage everything because it's, more often than not, noncontributory to success. You need to know when to step on the brakes and let your staff provide you with the results.