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Stockholm's Archipelago: Utö

by Talia Klundt / Mar 08, 2012 /
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Today I am writing up on my favorite island in Stockholm's archipelago as of yet, the island of Utö. Last year, I felt that I wanted to go a bit further out on the archipelago and not only an hour away, so my friends and I decided to take a three and a half hour ferry ride to the island of Utö! I was smitten the second I stepped off of the boat, I had an instantaneous feeling of happiness and excitement for the day ahead of me.

Stockholm's Archipelago: Muskö and Torö

by Talia Klundt / Mar 08, 2012 /
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So last year Sweden's National Day (June 6) fell on a Monday making it a long holiday weekend the first weekend in June. This combined with perfect sunny weather pretty much sealed the deal to be out in the archipelago once again. I was invited out to my friend's boyfriend's summer house out on the island of Muskö. Muskö is located on the southern part of the archipelago and is home to about 900 permanent residents year round.

Stockholm's Archipelago: Nåttarö

by Talia Klundt / Mar 05, 2012 /
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So the next stop on our archipelago journey is Nåttarö! Nåttarö is
one of the southern most islands in the Stockholm archipelago. It is

Stockholm's Archipelago: Vaxholm

by Talia Klundt / Mar 04, 2012 /
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Well I must say that my mom was smitten after her first taste in the archipelago, even if it was a short day trip out to Fjäderholmarna!  I must admit I also really enjoyed myself and since my friend Anna-Maria was still here, she suggested for us to take another day trip out to Vaxholm.

Author Interview: James Gough on his YA novel, Cloak

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Rowling, Carroll, Riordan, Baum – it’s time to make room up on that shelf of elite writing goodness for another author. Scoot over. It won’t hurt. James Gough, take your place. His new novel, Cloak, is a classic, an eminently readable, interesting, extraordinary book. If you’re like me, you’re already imagining a movie. But I digress.

Behind the Scenes of Cloak with Author James Gough

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I just can't wait any more. I HAVE to share this with you! Last month, I read THE best YA book I've ever read. The book, Cloak, is about enchants, travel, the magic of life, eating (Spam, or bugs, or...), friends, growing, learning, BEING.

Shopping for pashmina in Kathmandu

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If you're going to Kathmandu, plan to buy pashminas. Here's what you need to know.

 

Life's a Beach

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We're water people. We live on a lake. We have a cottage on a lake. And, whenever we travel, we seem to gravitate toward water.

Can Your Clothes Make The Journey?

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Travel has been and continues to be a lifelong passion of mine. Over the fifteen years that I've worked as a makeup artist and hair stylist in film and television production, I’ve had many opportunities to develop a travel style that works no matter where I am in the world.

Bringing the World into the Classroom

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 01, 2011 /
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Are students inspired by Teacher Travels? YES! For proof, we asked global educator and world traveler Lillie Teacha Marshall, a teacher in the Boston Public Schools in Massachusetts - and she asked her students.

Lillie Marshall volunteer teaching in Ghana

Lillie Marshall volunteer teaching in Ghana

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