Books & Film

Urban Morocco

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Wandering Educators will remember the extraordinary photography of Ugo Cei - he has been featured as one of our photographers of the month. Now there is more goodness to see and read - Ugo recently published an excellent new ebook with his business partner, Massimiliano Cremascoli, called Urban Morocco. This book? It's an intimate glimpse into the vibrant culture of Morocco.

Chalkboard Heroes: 12 Courageous Teachers and Their Deeds of Valor

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 13, 2015 /
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You know what I love? Stories of awesome people. They inspire, teach, and lead by example. Such is the case with Chalkboard Heroes, a marvelous new book by Terry Lee Marzell.

Expert Shares Best Australia Planning and Travel Tips

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 13, 2015 /
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Everyone wants to visit Australia - it's true!

They Eat Horses, Don’t They? The Truth About the French

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 22, 2015 /
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Eating horses. Not to mention garlic, snails, frog legs, wine (always, wine).

French women don't get fat.

That ubiquitous striped shirt, accompanied by a jaunty beret.

Bidets, perfume, double kisses, rudeness, oh that Metro, topless beaches, chicness.

Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite.

 

How to Cope with Culture Shock

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 15, 2015 /
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Culture shock: if you've ever lived overseas, you know what it is. If you're about to live overseas, then it's a good idea to gather some tips to make going through it easier.

Nomadic Matt's How to Travel the World on $50 a Day

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 07, 2015 /
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It's a well-known fact: learn from experts, and you gain a world of experience and knowledge.

An Illustrated History of Kazakhstan: Asia's Heartland in Context

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 23, 2014 /
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When I was in graduate school, I lived and learned amidst dozens of languages, cultures,  people. There were many international scholars in our program, who braved the cold Minnesota winters in search of knowledge, community, and camaraderie. What I loved most about that was the chance to learn, in-depth, about the world from a diverse group of people.

The Book Your Tween/Teen Girl Needs: Elements for Girls

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 23, 2014 /
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As a parent, I’m learning a lot about what growing up in the US is like for a young lady. There are many influences on our young women, from the media (ugh) to a few wise and thoughtful websites, books, and experiences.

A Leap in Time

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 17, 2014 /
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Do you like time travel? I do, too. And Doctor Who seasons are never long enough. I remember reading time travel books when I was young, and thinking - this is one of the most magical concepts, EVER!

Italy: 100 Locals Tell You Where to Go, What to Eat, and How to Fit In

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 14, 2014 /
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You know when you've found a kindred travel spirit, you can't get enough of sharing experiences? And you talk all night, and then over coffee for breakfast, barely stopping and gleaning each other's knowledge for new places to go, things to see, dishes to try...

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