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Spring in Northern Norway: Pictures from My Backyard

Our Norway Editor, Benny Høynes, is back with a glimpse of northern Norway from his backyard. 

Spring in Northern Norway: Pictures from My Backyard

Spring in Northern Norway: Pictures from My Backyard

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A Blue Card in Germany: Requirements and Eligibility in 2022

Germany is home to one of the largest foreign-born labor forces and has an admirable work culture. Many expats find the high standard of living, strong economy, impressive productivity levels, and good job opportunities here appealing. If you’re a newcomer looking to enjoy these benefits, you need to understand the basics of the German Blue Card visa application.

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How to Write a Travel Novel: A Guide from Experts

Travel is a dream that many find out of reach. If you go on Instagram, it can often feel like everyone is going somewhere amazing. Vacation pictures litter the site, each more fabulous than the last. But the truth is that many people will never have the opportunity to travel to exotic destinations. While 71% of Americans have traveled abroad at some point in their lives, for most Americans, this translates to only one or two international vacations in their entire lifetimes. More than a quarter of Americans have never left the country.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Creating Core Memories

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May 02, 2022 / 0 comments

When you were young, did you know what you wanted to be when you grew up? I still don’t, but I do have friends who were certain of the path for which they were destined. 

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Our 10 best tips for writing the perfect study abroad essay

We’re so excited for you to study abroad! Whether you’re going for a semester or year through your institution or with an external program, or direct enrolling at a university overseas, chances are that you will need to write an essay to get in. This essay could be for admission or for scholarship opportunities. 

Climate Change: Ten Small Ways to Make a Big Difference

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Apr 25, 2022 / 0 comments

The earliest memory I have about being made aware of climate change dates back to elementary school. My teachers would stress the fact that recycling is so important; the three R's were emphasized: reduce, reuse, and recycle

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Read This: How to Start Incorporating Ethical, Environmental, and Economic Sustainability. Kelsey Timmerman's Where Am I Wearing?

One of the biggest issues in the history of mankind is climate change; there are appalling effects of climate change to our planet, society, and the communities it impacts. The amount of pollution contributed to global climate change is partially due to heavy consumerism. The rise in global temperatures will inevitably lead to lack of quality crops such as cotton, reducing the ability to make quality clothing.

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Ellie Calvert: #CommunityCollegeBecause ... It’s A Great Education For Everyone

Ellie Calvert is working towards her Associate of Science at the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) in the hopes to become a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA). She notes, “I have been doing ballet my whole life, and I am a retired professional ballet dancer! I am currently a Pilates and Ballet Instructor at various ballet schools around the city.” 

Ellie Calvert: #CommunityCollegeBecause ... It’s A Great Education For Everyone

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Enjoying McDonald's Around the World: My Top 4 Countries

One of my favorite traditions I’ve come up with while journeying around the world is eating at McDonald’s. I know it seems ridiculous to eat at an American food chain in France or Japan, but hear me out!

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8 Best Travel Tips for a Fantastic Journey

Are you planning to travel and take a break from the daily worries of life? Do you know how to plan a successful and fun trip? Here’s all the information you need to plan a journey that encompasses all you need to travel well, from where to go to how to get there to local travel tips.

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