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What do you do if you are a 3rd grader who desperately wants to visit a rainforest?

What do you do if you are a 3rd grader who desperately wants to visit a rainforest?

Travel Writers’ Guide: 110 Street Markets Around the World

by Dr. Jessie Voigts /
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Apr 22, 2014 / 0 comments

Mouthwatering smells, crispy crackling food cooking, small stools (or no chairs), handmade crafts, clothing, textiles, insects on sticks, metalwork, teddy bears, raw meat, ripe vegetables, colorful flowers, a world of cheese…where are you? At any of the street markets I’ve gathered for you here.

Spring in Washington, D.C.

by Lin Yuhan /
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Apr 04, 2014 / 0 comments

The National Cherry Blossom Festival started in Washington, D.C. this year from March 20. My friends and I were excited to enjoy the spirit of spring brought by the blossoming trees.


Spring Break 2014: Wet and Wild in the Amazon

As students return to their classrooms following Spring break, many will share their stories of beaches with friends and family.  But for thirteen students from the Derryfield School in New Hampshire, the conversation will be very different:

“So what did you do on Spring Break?”

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Foodie Finds: 5 Best Seafood Restaurants in Fano, Italy

We live in the foothills of the Apennines, the kingdom of pork and rich meaty dishes from the mountains, so when we want to eat out in Le March

4 Reasons why Travelers are like Sherlock Holmes

by Anevay Darlington / Mar 28, 2014 / 0 comments

Travelers are like Sherlock Holmes? Say what! Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective: smart, remarkable, determined...and jerky. Like most travelers. We travelers have these characteristics without realizing it! Like Sherlock Holmes, we solve problems, and when we travel, be aware of surroundings.

Giant Kites, Bright Colors, and a Graveyard: Guatemala's Day of the Dead

by Anders Bruihler / Mar 27, 2014 / 0 comments

People scream as the huge mass of bamboo poles and tissue paper plummets toward them. At the last moment, it pulls out of the dive and soars back up into the air. Everyone keeps a watchful eye on the giant kite. I’ve heard enough stories to know that these things really can hurt.

Traveling the Cambodian Genocide

by Dr. Jessie Voigts /
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Mar 20, 2014 / 0 comments

Sometimes, even though history is unbearable to revisit, we must. We must to change the future, to honor those that have lost their lives, to make sure that this never happens again. One such history is the tragegy that is still unfolding in Cambodia.

Rethink Charity: What I learned from Tibetan Kids

by Lin Yuhan /
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Mar 17, 2014 / 0 comments

I traveled to Tibet last summer for almost two weeks. While I was mesmerized by the heaven-like nature there, I was more intrigued by the living conditions Tibetans suffer, especially the children.

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Women of Ireland: Music

In the spring of the year,  it is a time to think about Ireland, as celebrations of Saint Bridgid’s Day and Saint Patrick’s Day appear on the calendar. It is also a time when the contributions of women to present day events and to history are marked.