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5 Reasons Why We Love Wear Graphene's Heated Waterproof Jacket

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 22, 2022 /
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Let’s be honest. It’s spring, we want to get in the water. But what to do when Lake Michigan is still quite brisk, but you can’t help yourself? 

5 Reasons Why We Love Wear Graphene's Heated Waterproof Jacket

Water temps in the low 30s...

How To Pack for a Stay in a Cabin

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If hotels are not your thing and camping is way too adventurous for you, then where do you go? Cabins!

Cabins offer the same proximity to nature and outdoorsy experience as any camping adventure, while also letting you settle in cozily after a long day of excursions.

How To Pack for a Stay in a Cabin

Read This: Exploring Michigan’s Coasts with Julie Royce

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 07, 2022 /
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Julie Albrecht Royce, the Michigan Editor for Wandering Educators, recently published a three-book travel series exploring Michigan’s coastlines. Nearly two decades ago she published two traditional travel books, but found they were quickly outdated. This most recent project focuses on providing travelers with interesting background for the places they plan to visit.

Spring in Northern Norway: Pictures from My Backyard

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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

A Blue Card in Germany: Requirements and Eligibility in 2022

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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.

How to Write a Travel Novel: A Guide from Experts

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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.

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

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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!

8 Best Travel Tips for a Fantastic Journey

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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.

Planning A Vacation? 6 Tips To Pick Your Destination

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With pandemic restrictions slowly lifting, now it’s a great time to move around and travel. Due to work, domestic obligations, and overall life stress, it's always a good idea to take a break and move around as much as you comfortably and safely can. With that said, it's easier said than done to book a place and go through with your travel plans. The hardest part of the experience is picking a place to visit (So. Many. Choices.), and that's where most people scrap the idea entirely.

Yinka Shonibare Wows with Extraordinarily Beautiful, Deeply Nuanced Exhibition at Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Apr 05, 2022 /
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One of our favorite places within Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park is the art exhibition space. In an enormous complex completely devoted to art and nature, there’s so much to see here. But as you excitedly venture through the front doors and traverse the gorgeous new entryway, plan time to peruse a landmark art exhibition before heading to the Butterflies are Blooming exhibit in the conservatory (running now) or exploring the vast sculpture gardens (perhaps once we stay above freezing temps here in Michigan). 

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