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How to Protect Traveling Kids from Hypersexualization Abroad

by Ed Forteau / Jul 12, 2013 /
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Traveling with children can be a wonderful way to experience the world. It’s a shared experience. Something to bond you as a family. Something that you’ll talk about in years to come. But there are plenty of risks that as parents you need to manage. And this article is specifically about the risks posed by exposing kids to sexualized cultures and dangers.

Want to Succeed in Life? Do well in College While You're There

by Ed Forteau / Jul 09, 2013 /
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College students are always hearing about how they have it easy because school isn’t the real world, and boy are they going to have a rude wake-up call when they graduate. Turns out there’s some truth to that, but not necessarily in the way you might expect. According to researchers, if you’re a college student, you’ll stand the best chance of succeeding in life if you work hard and do well in the classroom and the least chance if you party your time away or just want to coast until graduation.

Six of the Most Magnificent Places to Cycle on Majorca

by Ed Forteau / Jul 05, 2013 /
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A Scalextric set for cyclists’ – that’s how 2012 Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins once described Majorca, and with a dramatic terrain of steep climbs and winding roads that give way to breath-taking panoramic views, it’s easy to see why so many other cyclists choose to escape the British weather in favour of training here.

Top 10 Maldives Travel Tips

by Ed Forteau / Jul 04, 2013 /
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The Maldives (also called the Maldives Islands) is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, southwest of both Sri Lanka and India. The Maldives consists of two rolls of atolls (26 in total) that are located on the equatorial belt. There are 1,190 islands in the Maldives, although only 200 are inhabited. Most of the area is ocean!

Earn Your Degree While Traveling the World

by Ed Forteau / May 24, 2013 /
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Taking a year to travel after high school is a dream for many youth. Once upon a time, this meant that you had to make a decision. Did you go to college right away or did you take the year to learn about different cultures before returning to your studies? This caused headaches for parents who understood the desire to travel, but found going to college right away more important.

Safety Tips for Women Travelling to Spain

by Ed Forteau / May 22, 2013 /
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When it comes to travelling safely, women can never be too careful. Although Spain is a very friendly country to visit, there have been incidents in the news recently that cause female travellers to be alarmed. If you plan on taking a holiday to Spain by yourself, you’ll want to prepare yourself for anything that comes your way.

Intercultural Study Trip: Social Change & anti-Mafia struggles in Southern Italy

by Ed Forteau / May 22, 2013 /
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Intercultural Study Trip: Social Change & anti-Mafia struggles in Southern Italy
September 1-10, 2013

10 Tips for Moving Abroad

by Ed Forteau / May 04, 2013 /
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PhD Research Needs Help with Survey: Online Reviews Credibility & Traveler Decision Making

by Ed Forteau / Apr 29, 2013 /
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PhD Research Needs Help with Survey: Online Reviews Credibility: Implications on Traveler’s Decision Making

World Deaf Surfing Championships

by Ed Forteau / Apr 25, 2013 /
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