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#StudyAbroadBecause it is Unforgettable and Irreplaceable

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 16, 2015 /
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Gina Granauro is an International Economics and Modern Language student at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. She enjoys learning about different cultures, exploring new places, and seeing the world in different perspectives. Her favorite destination she has visited is Istanbul, Turkey!

Mermaid: A Memoir of Resilience

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 16, 2015 /
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I love reading memoirs - they give us a glimpse into another life, of course, but also another way of being in the world. It's like traveling - and traveling through time. Such is the case with a beautiful memoir by Eileen Cronin, entitled Mermaid. Now anyone who knows me will know that this book was meant to find me. And find me, it did, for which I am grateful.

#StudyAbroadBecause Adventure Awaits

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 15, 2015 /
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Emily Dorso is a senior Advertising and Public Relations major, Spanish minor at the University of Tampa. Her experience studying abroad in Granada, Spain for a semester not only confirmed her passion for travel, but solidified her need to work with a company after graduation that shares her core values and unites both her passion and college degree.

#StudyAbroadBecause the world gets smaller each time you do!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 14, 2015 /
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Amy Whitley is an outdoors and family travel writer making her home in Southern Oregon. An avid traveler, backpacker, skier, and hiker, Amy has written about family and outdoors travel experiences ranging from yurt camping to hut-to-hut skiing to city touring for family travel site Pit Stops for Kids and national publications.

Giving Love: #JustOneRhino

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 14, 2015 /
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If you’re wondering about Valentine’s Day gifts, I have an idea (and this goes much further than today’s holiday).

#StudyAbroadBecause an adventure of a lifetime awaits you

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 13, 2015 /
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Kim Reiner is the PR coordinator of a nonprofit in Omaha, Neb., and a mother of two beautiful kids. She's spent more than 2 years abroad, studying in Spain, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Belgium. She dreams of traveling the world, but until then, she writes at OhMyOmaha.com, a parent's guide to her hometown.

 

#StudyAbroadBecause it’ll help you navigate other social codes more fluently

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 12, 2015 /
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H.E. is a TCK [Third Culture Kid] (French/German) who grew up in Luxembourg. She got her BA in the USA and her MA in England.

2015 Eat Smart in Turkey Culinary Tour

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 12, 2015 /
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The good folks at Eat Smart Guides (we love them!) are doing an exciting new tour in 2015 to Turkey!

 

Eat Smart in Turkey

#TeachAbroadBecause Learning About Your Students Changes Your Life

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 10, 2015 /
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Amanda Kendle was born and raised in Western Australia but left in her 20s to teach English in Japan, Slovakia, and Germany, before returning to Perth to continuing teaching English to foreign students in Australia before her travel-loving son was born.

#StudyAbroadBecause It Makes You Feel Alive

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 09, 2015 /
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Danielle Oteri is an art historian, writer, professor and founder of Feast on History. This spring she is leading a creativity retreat where she'll bring entrepreneurs to ancient sites in Southern Italy with a program designed to transform ideas into innovations. She studied abroad in Italy.

 

Danielle Oteri - #StudyAbroadBecause It Makes You Feel Alive

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