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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!

How To Read Children’s Books Together, No Matter the Distance

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 16, 2014 /
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Remember when your mom, uncle, gramma, or older sibling read books to you when you were small? It was a magical time – maybe at bedtime, or maybe during the afternoon on a stormy day when you couldn’t go play outside (or head outside to read in a tree, as I did). Books and family – two of my very favorite things.

Foodie Finds: il Canale, the Best Restaurant in Georgetown

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 16, 2014 /
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It is rare, when traveling, to find THE perfect restaurant. You know what I mean – we do the research (urbanspoon, yelp, chowhound), look at maps, try to figure out where you’re staying and what’s around there. But you still never know about service, food quality, location, and if it will fit your family.

A Warm Welcome at Palomar, Kimpton's Luxury Boutique Hotel in DC

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 15, 2014 /
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We found a home. When we were invited to the White House for the Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship this past week, we knew we'd need a home base.

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...

The Cuisine of the Southern Netherlands: A Tour

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 03, 2014 /
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The Netherlands – a place of beauty and great food! But I’m guessing that you’re not familiar with the cuisine of the southern Netherlands. If you’re driving the southern Netherlands, you’ve a great culinary adventure in front of you.

All the Broken Things

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 02, 2014 /
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Have you ever read a book that grabbed you by the heart and never let go? Such is the case with All the Broken Things, a novel written by Canadian author Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer.

Falling Rock

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Nov 26, 2014 /
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Do you love to share history and culture with your kids through stories? Me, too (in fact, that's the way I love to learn!). We love to read about different cultures, people, times, events - these small things, put together, bring the world alive to us.

The Farm to Table French Phrasebook

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Nov 24, 2014 /
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Whether you're an old hand at visiting France, preparing for your first trip there, or just really LOVE French cuisine, I've got the book for you. The Farm to Table French Phrasebook: Master the Culture, Language, and Savoir Faire of French Cuisine, written by French native Victoria Mas, is a much-needed addition to the various ways of learning about French culture.

Resource Directory

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Nov 23, 2014 /
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Wandering Educators is a travel library for people curious about the world. Our core audience is influential educators, followed by people seeking travel and educational advice. The website is used as a resource for families, teens, educators, professionals, and college age students who are planning international travel.

 

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