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Top Ten Unique Places to Stay in New York

by Bert Maxwell /
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Jan 24, 2013 / 0 comments

Your itinerary is slightly booked, with enough room for serendipity. You've found the restaurants you want to experience, the neighborhoods you want to explore, and the museums you can't wait to get energized by. But where to stay? Whether you're a first time visitor to New York City, or an old hand, it's still a conundrum.

Profiles in International Education: A Compendium

by Dr. Jessie Voigts /
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Nov 16, 2009 / 1 comments

We've been lucky enough to interview many international educators here on Wandering Educators, for our series entitled Profiles in International Education.

 

Book Review Compendium

by Dr. Jessie Voigts /
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Apr 17, 2009 / 1 comments

Foodie Finds: Best Places To Eat Around The World

by Dr. Jessie Voigts /
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Jul 23, 2008 / 4 comments

Foodie Finds is our unique series of Best Places to Eat in different cities around the world.

 

It arose from my love of great food in Seattle - I couldn't stop writing about the great food we'd eaten there! I expanded it to Minneapolis, and then St. Paul - also great food cities, with a plethora of fantastic food options!

 

Speaking Spätzle: What to Know About this Quintessential Swabian Favorite—and How to Make It

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May 16, 2024 / 0 comments

Plump and misshapen, with a soft, chewy texture that’s reminiscent of pasta or gnocchi, Spätzle belongs in its own culinary category altogether.

Pervasive in Germany, Austria, and Hungary, and stretching into Switzerland and other neighboring European countries, the popular pasta comes in several varieties. But the miniature dumplings usually share a few common threads – a simple dough, heavy with egg and flour, and a cooking method that involves dangling the dough over simmering water so that it cooks on contact.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: You vs. You

by Stacey Ebert /
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May 06, 2024 / 0 comments

It’s that time of year again. In the northern hemisphere, we’re in the sprung part of spring and students across the board can see the end in sight. University students are on their home stretch to finals, educators who’ve taught forever are preparing their retirement parties, and the ‘what will I do after graduation’ decision is upon us. 

Cinco de Mayo Time! Homemade Tortillas & Sopes

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May 03, 2024 / 0 comments

For those with Mexican heritage, Cinco de Mayo is a day to commemorate a strong and vibrant culture—and for all of us, it’s a great excuse to cook up some amazing food.

Cinco de Mayo Time! Homemade Tortillas & Sopes

Read This Adorable, Informative, Delicious Book: The Soil in Jackie's Garden

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Apr 22, 2024 / 0 comments

I've got the CUTEST book to share with you and your small ones today, apropos as it is Earth Day. It will inspire and educate kids and their grownups about how to compost, garden, and reap the rewards of gardening. The Soil in Jackie's Garden, written by Peggy Thomas with art by Neely Daggett, is fun, beautiful, and inspiring. 

Connections and Community: Inspiration Through Music

by Kerry Dexter /
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Apr 15, 2024 / 0 comments

Music for Shifting Times: that is what we decided to all this series when we began it back almost eight years ago at this writing.

It seemed that things were shifting then; little did anyone know how many ways things would shift across the world.

Need for connection and community have remained constant across these years; so has the role of music in making these connections possible.

You may want to reflect on those ideas as you consider the work of these musicians.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: The Long Game

by Stacey Ebert /
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Apr 09, 2024 / 0 comments

 

“Stay the course. When thwarted try again: harder: smarter. Persevere relentlessly.” - John Wooden

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