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Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around The World on display

by Lexa Pennington / Nov 13, 2011 /
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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the nation’s most significant sculpture and botanic experiences, is proud to host the 17th annual “Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World” exhibition on display November through January. The exhibition highlights more than 40 international holiday trees and displays. 

8 Great Movies set in Venice

by Asako Maruoka / Nov 10, 2011 /
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One of the best ways to learn about a place (or to fuel your wanderlust) is to watch movies set there! And what better place to film than eternally photogenic Venice?

Road Trip 101: Ice Cream in Ohio

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Nov 06, 2011 /
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While driving, it's always good to stop and stretch. Now, if this stopping and stretching involves food, so much the better. On our last drive on I75 in Ohio, we stopped in the town of Findlay - we'd heard about a fantastic homemade ice cream and chocolates store. What's not to love?

Can Pets Travel on Cruise Ships?

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While service dogs are welcome aboard most cruise ships, traveling the high seas with a pet is a completely different matter.
 

Can Your Clothes Make The Journey?

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Travel has been and continues to be a lifelong passion of mine. Over the fifteen years that I've worked as a makeup artist and hair stylist in film and television production, I’ve had many opportunities to develop a travel style that works no matter where I am in the world.

Bringing the World into the Classroom

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 01, 2011 /
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Are students inspired by Teacher Travels? YES! For proof, we asked global educator and world traveler Lillie Teacha Marshall, a teacher in the Boston Public Schools in Massachusetts - and she asked her students.

Lillie Marshall volunteer teaching in Ghana

Lillie Marshall volunteer teaching in Ghana

Book Offers Glimpse into life of Ghana's street children

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With great insight, author Kwei Quartey brings the children of Accra's streets to life in his latest book, Children of the Street. If you're like me, you haven't read a lot of fiction about or from Ghana. I'm not sure whether it was from a lack of authors that have been translated, or that the literature isn't accessible to me, but I had no idea what I was missing. Kwei Quartey, a doctor and intercultural author that delves deeply into Ghanaian culture in his books, is the real deal.

Pet Friendly U.S. National Parks

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As summer fades into autumn, the cooling temperatures can be quite inviting for those looking for an outdoor travel adventure.

For people with pets who also like the great outdoors, visiting a United States National Park can be a perfect destination.
 

Queensland – beautiful one day, perfect the next (and a bit of Roo Mail)

by Trish Clark / Aug 31, 2011 /
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Queensland – beautiful one day, perfect the next

 

Chamomile relieves the aches, pains and anxiety of a traveling pet

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The Germans refer to chamomile as alles zutraut, meaning 'capable of anything.' When traveling, this can be a very space-saving solution for a multitude of issues that can plague a traveling cat or dog (or human).
 

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