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RENT in Cuba!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 01, 2015 /
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Cuba - the doors have been opened! And we have much to learn about interacting and visiting, learning together, and exploring the Cuban culture. But think of it from the Cuban side, too - there are more opportunities to collaborate with their nearest neighbor. One such collaboration is musical - and exciting.

 

#StudyAbroadBecause it kills prejudice, widens your horizons, and is a whole lot of fun!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 31, 2015 /
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The Travel Mama, Colleen Lanin, is the author of The Travel Mamas' Guide, a book on how to vacation with children...and stay sane!

#StudyAbroadBecause no one will ever be able to take the experience away from you

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 30, 2015 /
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Vanessa Chiasson is a freelance writer, travel blogger, and social media strategist living based in Ottawa and her blog, TurnipseedTravel.com, focuses on getting great value around the world. You can follow her adventures on Twitter @Turnipseeds

 

#StudyAbroadBecause #TravelWithPurpose HI USA + Verge Magazine Twitter Chat

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 30, 2015 /
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#TravelWithPurpose is a monthly Twitter Chat dedicated to sharing and discussing ways in which travelers can create a more peaceful and understanding world.  The chat is a partnership between the Boston Hostel, Verge Magazine, and the Go Global Expo.  As purpose-driven travel organizations, the chat features themes that range from paying it forward to being a responsi

Working Abroad: Go Local, Escape the Expat Path

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 29, 2015 /
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Martina Clark is a freelance writer (travel and memoir) and an MFA Candidate at Stony Brook University in New York City. Prior to writing full-time, she spent 20 years with the United Nations and other international organizations working on HIV awareness and education.

#StudyAbroadBecause it teaches you what you're made of

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 29, 2015 /
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Emily Monaco is a born-and-raised New Yorker based in Paris. After many years of trying, she has come to the conclusion that she will likely never be French. She writes about her experiences with Franglais and food on her blog, tomatokumato.com.

Wandering Educators joins the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad Initiative

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 27, 2015 /
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Wandering Educators has joined the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to help more Americans to gain international experience through study abroad programs. This is one of more than 450 new commitments announced by IIE.

 

Top Tips for Visiting Disney World

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 25, 2015 /
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You’re planning a trip to Disney World in Orlando, and wondering where to start, yes? It can be overwhelming, when you dig into the internet, to discover exactly WHAT you should be doing to plan a trip to Disney, and have fun while doing so.

 

Global Education Professional Development for Teachers

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 24, 2015 /
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The Teachers for Global Classrooms Program (TGC) is a year-long professional development program for elementary, middle, & high school teachers aimed at globalizing teaching and learning in U.S. classrooms.  Participants are selected through a national, open competition. TGC is a program of the U.S.

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.

 

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