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Through the Eyes of an Educator: Simple Travel Joys

by Stacey Ebert / Mar 03, 2020 /
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When do you get excited for a trip? The minute you book it, when the calendar page turns to the month of your journey, when you’re packing, when you’re on your way, upon arrival, or from the moment of idea conception? Whenever that travel joy hits, do your eyes brighten, corners of your mouth upturn, shoulders drop, and breathing ebb?

When that first simple joy of travel is upon you...once it hits, it’s hard to let it go. 

“Josh Recommends” for February 29, 2020 (the Leap Year Edition) by Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for February 29, 2020 (the Leap Year Edition) by Josh Garrick

Beginning with today's column, Wandering Educators is pleased to now offer the column, "Josh Recommends", in both English and Spanish.

A todos nuestros lectores: Estamo orgullos de includir una version en espagnol de la columna de esta semana..."Josh recomienda."

Tips for Seeing Street Art in Penang

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The street art in Penang is incredible. As one of the street art capitals of the world, Penang is a must visit for street art lovers and travelers interested in quirky, interesting things to see. 

Tips for Seeing Street Art in Penang

History Comes Alive at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

by Sandy Bornstein / Feb 24, 2020 /
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As the Big Island's top attraction, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park is the perfect place to learn about the geological history of the Hawaiian Islands. Two volcanoes, Mauna Loa and Kilauea, can be visited inside approximately 500 square miles of a natural environment. About 90 percent of Hawaii's trees, plants, and flowers are endemic. They cannot be found anywhere else in the world. The remaining species are either indigenous (in Hawaii and elsewhere) or non-native (introduced by mankind). 

“Josh Recommends” for February 21, 2020 by Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for February 21, 2020 by Josh Garrick 

Music for Hope and Celebration

by Kerry Dexter / Feb 17, 2020 /
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Dark and light, hard news and good news, in public life and in personal circumstance, always shift and change. It is vital to balance hard and discouraging with good and hopeful; that's what makes it possible to seek hope in challenging times, and to share that seeking and finding with others. As other musicians have through the music we have shared thus far in this series, and these artists do here.

Music for Hope and Celebration

Midwest Travel Experts On 50 Best Coffee Roasters You Need to Know

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"Without my morning coffee I’m just like a dried up piece of roast goat." - Johann Sebastian Bach

Midwest Travel Experts On 50 Best Coffee Roasters You Need to Know

The Complete Guide to Kalamazoo Coffee Shops

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Although Kalamazoo, Michigan is known as a craft beer town, it is also becoming known as a craft coffee town, to our great delight. We are lucky enough to have a slew of excellent coffee shops, creating artisanal, craft coffee drinks - think no chains (except one local), third wave coffee and small batch roasters. We have so many great options that it is hard to choose where to go! Don’t worry - we’ve got you covered.

“Josh Recommends” for February 14, 2020 by Josh Garrick

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 “Josh Recommends” for February 14, 2020 by Josh Garrick 

Family Travel Tips: Top 5 Destinations for Multigenerational Travel

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We’ve shared some fantastic Expert Tips for Multigenerational Trips from Lonely Planet’s Family Travel Handbook. Inspired??

If you are traveling with three generations (or more), you’ll want destinations with something for all. Here are their top 5:

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