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10 Amazing Chocolate Museums Around the World

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 29, 2016 /
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I live to eat. I travel for food. But there’s a higher calling out there, and you’re about to discover it (and, subsequently, make some travel plans of your own). Yes. It’s true. There’s a whole WORLD of Chocolate Museums (swoon).

White House Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 25, 2016 /
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I truly believe that international education can change the world. From studying abroad, hosting exchange students, working abroad, doing international internships, taking international classes, learning languages, taking a gap year, asking questions and learning about people’s lives, and traveling, there is a plethora of ways to learn about people, places, cultures, and

TV Dad Alan Thicke Offers College Road Trip Advice

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 09, 2016 /
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Need advice on preparing for college road trips? Are your kids excited because it's all about the next phase in their lives, but you're worried about budgets, making a good impression, taking time off work to visit colleges, younger siblings, and having your kids make the best choice of college and location? TV and real-life dad Alan Thicke has been there, and offers our Wandering Educators some advice.

Budget Travel: 5 Ways to Save Money & Live Like a Local

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 05, 2016 /
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You don't have to spend a fortune to travel! There are plenty of ways to save money - and live like a local - while traveling. You'll enjoy yourself, truly get a sense of place where you are, and save money, to boot!

Budget travel tips - 5 ways to save money and live like a local

Travel Writers’ Secrets for Saving Money for Travel or While Traveling

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 05, 2016 /
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I’ve got a GREAT list of travel tips for you! For our trip to Ireland and Scotland, I contacted several of my favorite travel writers and asked them for their top tips.  With their answers, we’ll share a series of ten articles on travel planning, airlines, traveling with kids, tips for Scotland and Ireland, and more.

Thus far, we've shared:

Top 10 Ways To Visit Paris On A Budget

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 05, 2016 /
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Top 10 Ways To Visit Paris On A Budget

You're headed to Paris! Want some easy ways to save money, while exploring the City of Light? We've got it - Top 10 Ways To Visit Paris On A Budget.

 

Road Trip 101: Top 10 Ways to Save Money on the Road

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 05, 2016 /
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You've got the car all packed - and are raring to go venture across the country (or continent). Still, in the back of your mind, you're a bit worried about how much this all will cost. You've budgeted for your vacation, but saving money is always a good thing - you can then travel more!

Top Ten Travel Tips for Flying Families

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 03, 2016 /
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Flying somewhere this summer? Taking the kids? Flying with a family can be rough if you don't plan ahead - and prepare. Here are our Top Ten Travel Tips for Flying Families - you'll find that these can make your journey less challenging - and more enjoyable!

 

Artist of the Month: Lawrence Dyer

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 02, 2016 /
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You know how talent often runs in families? This month's artist feature, with painter Lawrence Dyer, is part of that tradition. I first met his daughter, Madeline Dyer, when I discovered her beautiful and powerfully written first book, Untamed (read our author interview here). Imagine my NOT surprise when I saw her father's artwork in one of her facebook posts.

20 + Best English Bookstores in Paris

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 02, 2016 /
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Oh yes – Paris is well-known as a literate city. There are hundreds (!) of bookstores in Paris – and then there are the bouqinistes (book stalls) all along the Seine.

 

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