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Artist of the Month: Vanessa Pineda Fox

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Aug 24, 2017 /
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Happy Ring Dish, by artist Vanessa Pineda Fox

A Beer Tour of Asia

by Asako Maruoka / Aug 23, 2017 /
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One of the best ways to learn about a country is through experiencing the food and drink. From Pad Thai in Thailand to sushi in Japan, the deliciousness can expand your worldview. But what about the drinks? Beer is an extremely popular and tasty way to learn about a country – and perhaps share a table at a restaurant and meet some new friends.

A Beer Tour of Asia

The Case of the Fire Chicken (and other hilarious foreign language follies!)

by megan lee / Aug 22, 2017 /
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As cliche as it may sound, some things really do get lost in translation.
 

Three Feet or So: Music and Creating Positive Change in the World

by Kerry Dexter / Aug 21, 2017 /
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Unsettling times, times of uncertainty, times of change -- these can bring about fear, and fear's twin, anger. Such times may bring about despair, frustration, discouragement. It is also possible, though, to live in such times with hope, and with courage. The music I offer you in this series of posts is meant to help with that. Careful how you go, indeed. Take heart and take courage, and keep music as your good companion.

Studying Abroad in London: A Quick Stop in Oxford

by Heather Robinette / Aug 14, 2017 /
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Here's the next article in my series on traveling outside of London during your time abroad! If you didn’t get a chance to start at the beginning, make sure you read my first post here.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Touring Home

by Stacey Ebert / Aug 07, 2017 /
When out of town guests come to visit, do you make a list of suggested sights for them to see and recommended experiences in which they might wish to take part? Have you taken them around your neighborhood, town, city, or state, and thought, ‘I should spend more time being a tourist/traveler in my own city’? If we sit and think about it, we might remember those dioramas we created in our youth that included the weather, climate, and our town’s local establishments.

Foodie Finds: 5 Best Places to Eat in West Seattle

by Ben Voigts / Jul 28, 2017 /
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While there are many great places to eat in West Seattle, here are five of my favorites:

Foodie Finds: 5 Best Places to Eat in West Seattle

 

Foodie Finds: The 7 Best Places to Eat in Seattle

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 28, 2017 /
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Seattle is one of my very favorite cities in the whole world, in part because of the fantastic food available! This is just a *short* list of my foodie finds...look at the end of the article for more recommendations!

 

Falling in Love with the Lake District

by Janice Waugh / Jul 27, 2017 /
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The Lake District has a romantic past. William Wordsworth and the Lake Poets drew attention to this special area in the northwest corner of England...

6 Ways to Save Money on Travel

by Asako Maruoka / Jul 26, 2017 /
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One of the best reasons to save money on travel is that you'll have MORE money to travel! The more travel you do, the happier you are (at least, that's the way it is for me). I am always looking to tips and tricks to save money - here are some of my best ways to save money on travel:

6 Ways to Save Money on Travel

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