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The Shandur Polo Festival

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 18, 2008 /
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Imagine an exciting polo game, nestled among high mountains, in between the green earth, a gorgeous lake, and the blue blue sky.  Welcome to Shandur, the highest polo ground on earth! Where is Shandur? Pakistan! and Shandur Polo festival is held in July ever year.

An Extraordinary new resource from the U.S. Department of State

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 16, 2008 /
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The U.S. State Department has a fantastic new resource for students going abroad (and their parents), and actually anyone who is going overseas will find much useful information on this site, http://studentsabroad.state.gov/.

 

An Ecotourism Adventure: Lapa Rios Ecolodge

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 16, 2008 /
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lapa rios

The International Professors Project: An interview with Founding CEO, Ron Krate

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 14, 2008 /
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NAFSA - the Association of International Educators - Annual Conference

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 03, 2008 /
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NAFSA  is the premier organization for all facets of international education, from study abroad to immigration, from specific interest groups to institutional interest groups. NAFSA  is the lynchpin that holds the international education community together, and this conference - and the regional ones - are not to be missed. I have been to several NAFSA  conferences (and helped at many!) and they are just brimming with international goodwill and excitement.

2nd Annual Unschoolers Winter Waterpark Gathering, February 2009

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 03, 2008 /
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Press Release:

2nd Annual Unschoolers Winter Waterpark Gathering (UWWG)

February 2-6, 2009

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Freiburg, Germany - don't miss it!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Apr 27, 2008 /
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One of my favorite cities in Germany is Freiburg. Nestled at the foot of the Black Forest (and just north of Basel, Switzerland), there is a plethora of things to do and see here.

 

Freiburg

 

MIUSA - a fantastic resource for travelers with disabilities

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Apr 26, 2008 /
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Top 10 Travel Films - What do you think?

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Apr 26, 2008 /
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I love films, especially films about travel or different places. They somewhat satiate my travel bug in between journeys.

 

Traveling in the U.S.? Here's a tip for inexpensive accommodations

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Apr 19, 2008 /
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