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The Museum of Fine Arts Houston Cloaked in Magnificent Opulence

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Jun 12, 2015 / 0 comments

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston will be cloaked in magnificent opulence when the exhibition “Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collection” opens on Sunday, June 14. 
More than 100 artifacts and paintings from such artistic icons as Titian, Caravaggio, Correggio, Rubens, Tintoretto, Velazquez, and others will be displayed in all their glory at the MFAH through September 13.

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#WidenYourWorld: Most Influential Travel Bloggers Share the Best of Turkey

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#StudyAbroadBecause it expands you

My name is Emily Johnson and I've been living abroad for the past ten years. I started my journey in Poland where I studied for my M.A. in Eastern and Central European Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. Being passionate about culture and the study of societies, after the completion of my degree I moved south, to Istanbul, Turkey, where I still reside and teach at university.

Why I Still Travel with Physical CDs

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Jun 08, 2015 / 0 comments

By birth year I am technically a millennial, but sometimes I feel a little more Generation X. Perhaps it’s the stigma that millennials love technology, which I do –I’d cry if my laptop crashed before I remembered to back it up (and not to the cloud because ‘nobody understands the cloud’)- but that doesn’t mean I love all advancements of technology, and sometimes want to be stubborn toward them. 

On Bug Spray, Research Projects, and Weirdly Named Birds

by ChristaD / Jun 08, 2015 / 0 comments

A Note from ChristaD, Education and the Rainforest Editor:  
This post was written by Kailini C., a high school student from the Gunston School in Maryland.  Kailani is a participant in the 2015 Amazon Workshops Student Field Reporter Project which enlisted the help of several students to share their 2015 Amazon experiences with us. Over the coming months, the Education and the Rainforest posts will feature Kailani's words, photos, and reflections – giving you a student's perspective on travel to the Amazon and its educational impact!  

Florida Culture for the Week of June 8, 2015 by Josh Garrick

Florida Culture for the Week of June 8, 2015 by Josh Garrick

Current – Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Continues to Build 

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Intrigued by the Harmony of Nature and Lives at Ohiopyle State Park

I have enjoyed living in Pittsburgh for the most part of past four years. To be honest, though, Pittsburgh winters can be a little bit of dull. Thus, when summer finally arrives, everything is reborn. So am I!

Intrigued by the Harmony of Nature and Lives at Ohiopyle State Park


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The Ultimate Travel and Fitnesss Backpack from Fitmark

In our house, we have a tussle for bags. I use them for travel (international, domestic, to the beach), whilst my husband, a CBS Sports Radio show host, is always grabbing them for his workouts (and complaining about sand). And we have our favorite bags - one of which has had a lot of tussle lately. 

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Sea Otters, Sea Lions, and California Seals, Oh My!

A frolicsome sea otter, noisy (and stinky) sea lions, and hundreds of migrating pelicans were among the first inhabitants to greet us as the Elkhorn Slough Safari (a 27 ft. pontoon boat) motored slowly away from the harbor. 

Taking the Elkhorn Slough Safari - Sea Otters, Sea Lions, and California Seals, Oh My!

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#StudyAbroadBecause the experience changes you in the most unexpected and amazing ways

Hello! My name is Danielle Weber and I am currently a student at Grand Valley State University through the University Center in Traverse City, Michigan. I am 25 years old and I feel I am finally discovering my passions. I had always dreamed of traveling abroad, but never thought I would have the chance due to my financial situation. My life was changed by attending an event at Grand Valley and one of the many discussions was studying abroad.