6 Foodie Finds in Detroit

by MyKidsEatSquid / Aug 28, 2017 /
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Detroit doesn’t tend to make headlines as a foodie destination.
It should.
Before moving to Detroit, Michigan, I had a grocery list of misconceptions about the Motor City, including an expectation it would be a food desert in the Midwest.
Instead, what I found was that Detroit holds a diverse mix of different cultures and people. And food.

Florida Culture for the Week of August 27, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of August 27, 2017 By Josh Garrick 

Sabbatical Homes Listings: Germany

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Title: Beautiful, generously proportioned apartment for rent in the popular Bötzowviertel
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date Posted: Oct. 6, 2016
Direct Link: http://www.AcademicHomes.com/view_home/12260
Beautiful, generously proportioned apartment for rent in the popular Bötzowviertel, right in the heart of the famous Prenzlauer Berg. The first floor apartment has two bedrooms with each a double bed and one with a small balcony. 

Besides the two bedro...

Savour Stratford Offers a Unique Fall Scavenger Hunt with the Pumpkin Trail

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Fall is a time for corn mazes, apple picking, pumpkin carving, seeing the colors change, and eating fresh, seasonal food. It’s also a great time to travel to do all these things, so as to expand said fall activities. So imagine my great joy at finding a scavenger hunt for fall in Stratford, Ontario. Now, I already love Stratford for so many things – plenty of art, an incredible food scene, shopping par excellence, swans and gardens, and, of course, the theatre, but their Pumpkin Trail, which runs in the fall, is pure genius. Let me tell you why.

Artist of the Month: Vanessa Pineda Fox

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Aug 24, 2017 /
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Happy Ring Dish, by artist Vanessa Pineda Fox

A Beer Tour of Asia

by Asako Maruoka / Aug 23, 2017 /
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One of the best ways to learn about a country is through experiencing the food and drink. From Pad Thai in Thailand to sushi in Japan, the deliciousness can expand your worldview. But what about the drinks? Beer is an extremely popular and tasty way to learn about a country – and perhaps share a table at a restaurant and meet some new friends.

A Beer Tour of Asia

How to Choose the Best Camping Hammock

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Backpacking, hiking, and camping offer excellent opportunities for adventure and getting closer to nature. They also provide some great travel alternatives that do not involve gas stations, baggage rules for airlines, and emptying your wallet. While tents are still the standard for outdoor sleeping solutions, camping hammocks offer a comfortable, useful, money-saving alternative if you want to get really adventurous. 

The Case of the Fire Chicken (and other hilarious foreign language follies!)

by megan lee / Aug 22, 2017 /
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As cliche as it may sound, some things really do get lost in translation.

Planning a Trip To Japan? Try These Tips

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Think of Japan, and you’re likely to imagine fast trains, sumptuous sushi, amazing technology and society and culture like no other. Welcome to the land of convenience where everything just seems to work, but there is more to experience than these for visitors on a trip to Japan. 

Planning a Trip To Japan? Try These Tips

Three Feet or So: Music and Creating Positive Change in the World

by Kerry Dexter / Aug 21, 2017 /
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Unsettling times, times of uncertainty, times of change -- these can bring about fear, and fear's twin, anger. Such times may bring about despair, frustration, discouragement. It is also possible, though, to live in such times with hope, and with courage. The music I offer you in this series of posts is meant to help with that. Careful how you go, indeed. Take heart and take courage, and keep music as your good companion.