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Things you should know before traveling to Belize

by Marina K. Villatoro / Dec 09, 2012 /

Belize is quickly becoming a major destination in Central America because of its unique mixture of Caribbean crystal clear blue waters, best diving and snorkeling on the second largest barrier reef in the world, Mayan ruins, caving and tropical jungles.

Exploring Nepal

by Anders Bruihler / Dec 07, 2012 /

Nepal is an awesome country, and when I visited, I had an amazing time.  I made a video to share my experience. 


Maui's endless summer

by beccatran / Dec 06, 2012 /

Maui is like an endless summer. Three weeks living in Hawaii should be fabulous. My living room view has a perfect view of the ocean so I can see all the para-surfers going along the water. All the locals here are very chilled out and relaxed like they don’t have a care in the world. I woke up early and looked out my window to see people at seven am already para-surfing.

Teaching English in Thailand: A Rewarding Challenge

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Teaching, in any sense of the profession, is not all apples and chocolate. It’s hard work. It doesn’t matter what subject or age you teach, or which country you teach in, it’s inevitable that your job will have negatives to go along with the positives.

10 Tips to Alpine Ski Racing

Here’s a list of some techniques for all you ski racers.

I learned all these skiing techniques from the best ski coaches, Mark & Stuart from Glacier Racing Ski Club, in Barrie, Ontario.

1.    Training 

Exploring the History Beneath the Tower of London

by Harriet Willis / Nov 25, 2012 /
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The Tower of London was once home to William the Conqueror. It is a place that I have always wanted to visit, but I have never had the chance to, until now.

Chapala Lakeside Market

by Joy Whitehead / Nov 21, 2012 /

There are a lot of places in the world with a lakeside view, but nothing is quite like the view of Chapala, Mexico from the Chapala Lakeside Market, which is right on the water. This is not just a park, but it has lots of vendors that sell really cool things, like hand-woven backpacks, leather bags, jewelry, and snacks.


Chapala Malecon

Chapala Malecon


Pets Welcome At All Florida State Parks

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It is almost that time of year - time for folks around the world to retreat from the cold and descend upon the Sunshine State.


For many, the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors in the dead of winter is what attracts them to Florida. This is evidenced by the convoy of RVs and campers rolling down I-95 and I-75.


Skyfall: The Adventures of 0012

by Emily Zumchak / Nov 15, 2012 /

This video was filmed in Corsica, France on the beautiful streets of Sartan.

Seven Key Strategies for Moving Abroad

by Karen McCann / Nov 14, 2012 /

You’ve hired the international movers, and are ready to embark on the grand adventure of moving abroad. However, there’s always a pulse-pounding moment when you stop to wonder if you’ve lost your mind. What have you gotten yourself into this time? How can you even hope to keep your mental equilibrium through the massive changes of an international move? What does it take to build a life that’s authentically your own in a country that isn’t?