Photographer of the Month: Nic Sagodic

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 16, 2018 /
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Nic Sagodic has been running his own landscaping business for about 5 years now. In his free time, Nic likes to skateboard, hike, hammock, and anything that has to do with the outdoors. Photography has given Nic many opportunities to meet new people, explore our beautiful country, and to make a living, too. 

Visiting Iceland: All you need to know about glaciers

The magic of a moving glacier is mesmerising. It's one of the main reasons people venture onto the small island of Iceland. 11% of the country is covered in ice, which accounts for a dozen icecaps and around 400 glaciers. 

Why Every Teacher Should Make Time for Travel

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Travel is a wonderful thing. It opens our eyes, our minds, and our hearts to a myriad of new places, people, and possibilities. It relieves us from the constraints of the everyday, of the nearby, and pushes our boundaries in new and exciting ways.

I’m firmly of the belief that everyone should travel. And that everyone should travel solo on at least one occasion (but that’s for another day). 

Make a Plan Before Going to Teach Abroad

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Have you ever thought about teaching abroad? Teaching abroad will offer you the opportunity to fuel two of your passions: travel and helping people learn. Get your certificate and start looking for a job, because your students are waiting for you.
 
But before buying your airplane ticket, make sure you have done your research, and you are sure that this is what you want to do for the next chapter of your life.
 

5 Things You Need to Know Before Going to Wimbledon

by Heather Robinette / Jul 12, 2018 /
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Although I am not a huge tennis fan, I was lucky enough to be in London during Wimbledon, which takes place during the end of June to early July.

5 Things You Need to Know Before Going to Wimbledon

Is your smartphone travel-ready?

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There are a bunch of things you can do to upgrade your smartphone before you go travelling to make your phone more than just a phone. We’ve compiled a list of our top phone hacks so you can make the most of your time away with minimal hassle. Take a look at our list to see what you can do with your smartphone.

Is your smartphone travel-ready?

5 Things to Do in Auckland for Educators

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Located on New Zealand's North Island, Auckland has a population of around 1.5 million. The University of Auckland was established in 1883, and the metro area is rife with arts, culture, history, and gustatorial opportunities. 

An Easy Guide to Understanding VAT: Understanding Taxes in London

by Heather Robinette / Jul 09, 2018 /
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In one of my past blogs called A Quick Guide on Spending Money in London, I discussed the coins, notes, exchange rate, debit/credit cards, and ATMs in London. Now, I want to look at the Value Added Tax (VAT), and what that means for you. Understanding the VAT tax will be very helpful in purchases you make while you are abroad.

Songs and Tunes of Cape Breton

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“There’s a saying in Gaelic that culture is passed on knee to knee, between generations,” says musician Mary Jane Lamond. “My grandparents were Gaelic speakers, so I was always interested in the language. I think I was first drawn to the literary tradition, which is a very oral tradition here on Cape Breton.

History Comes Alive in Sydney, Nova Scotia

by Sandy Bornstein / Jul 06, 2018 /
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Passengers aboard a New England to Canada cruise oftentimes visit Sydney, located on Cape Breton, an island that is part of Canada’s second-smallest province, Nova Scotia. Last fall, my Celebrity Cruises itinerary included an eight-hour stop in this port.

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