New Elections in Barcelona May Restore Tranquility and Tourism to Region

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Many Americans traveling to Spain for the first time visit Barcelona. This beautiful port city is situated in the autonomous region of Catalonia. But the city famous for the modernist architecture of Antoni Gaudi has been mired in chaos lately.

Barcelona's Casa Mila. From New Elections in Barcelona May Restore Tranquility and Tourism to Region
Barcelona's Casa Mila

December Artist of the Month: Liam Hughes

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Every month here on Wandering Educators, we share the coolest artists and photographers. This fall I found the VERY coolest artist, Liam Hughes, of Liam Shard Jewelry. Liam creates amazing jewelry. I've already seen many, many pieces that I would just love to wear! His unique artistry showcases the best of many different patterns and designs - truly, there is something for everyone.  I was lucky enough to sit down and talk with Liam about his art, and the process of creating it. Here's what he had to say...

Traveling to Japan? Read the Japan Traveler's Companion

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Whether you've been to Japan and love it, or can't wait to go, I've got a book for you. Japan Traveler's Companion: Japan's Most Famous Sights from Okinawa to Hokkaido, by Rob Goss, is a treasure.

It's a beautiful book, perfect for dreaming and remembering.

Celebrating Christmas at Disney: What to Expect

by Kathryn Blanco / Dec 13, 2017 /

For me, Christmas has always meant gray skies and cold air, wood smoke and pine trees, home-cooked meals with hot chocolate, and, with a bit of good luck (or bad luck, if you’re the one doing the shoveling), a bit of snow. But how does Christmas in Disney compare? In some ways, the two are not that different.

Studying Abroad in London: A Quick Ride to Greenwich!

by Heather Robinette / Dec 12, 2017 /
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Thanks for visiting the next article in my series on traveling outside of London during your time abroad! If you didn’t get a chance to start at the beginning, make sure you read my first post here.

Florida Culture for the ‘Holidaze – 2017’ By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the ‘Holidaze – 2017’ By Josh Garrick 

Music for a Winter's Night

by Kerry Dexter / Dec 09, 2017 /
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Winter: one of the hallmarks of the season is that night comes early and sunrise comes late. The stars in winter skies seem to shine more brightly than they do in other seasons. This time of longer nights also invites us in, to communion, connection, fellowship, and quiet reflection -- and to music to accompany all these things.

 Music for a Winter's Night

Five of the Best Destinations in Europe

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Europe has so many places to visit, with such diverse cultures, that it can be difficult to choose a destination. According to the Mastercard 2017 Global Destination Cities Index, the two most popular European cities to visit in 2017 were London and Paris, ranking at numbers two and three respectively. It's easy to see why, with famous landmarks such as Buckingham Palace and the Eifel Tower being available to see. 

Florida Culture for the Month of December 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Month of December 2017 By Josh Garrick 

Bethune-Cookman University Concert Chorale: A Holiday Concert
Dec 5 at 7 pm 
Join this University Chorale for an evening of traditional holiday music, including jazz, gospel, sacred classics, and selections from Handel’s Messiah. The Bethune-Cookman University Chorale was recently nominated for Best Choir by HBCU Digest. At the Dr. Phillips Center, call 844.513.2014 or visit 

Artist of the Month: Amanda Sandlin

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 02, 2017 /
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It was the headline that drew me in: "One artist's quest to capture her travels led to these stunning portraits of wild women." 

#atwildwoman art by Amanda Sandlin. Read our interview with her!