What Do Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Life of Brian Have in Common?

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Apr 29, 2017 /
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What do Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Monty Python's Life of Brian have in common? I bet you were wracking your brain to remember if Harrison Ford was in Life of Brian (he wasn’t). No, it’s more geographic – all of them were filmed in Tunisia!

Making Memorable Educational Opportunities

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A Film In The Park

Unfortunately, the drive-in movie theater is no longer a primary moviegoing opportunity in the United States. It used to be that you could find such drive-ins across the country, but they’ve been closing down left and right. They’re just not as profitable as they used to be, and there are really only a handful left.

Hidden Treasures: Rooms with a View around the World

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One of the beauties of traveling to a foreign place is that at some point you will fall asleep.

Phuket and Dental Tourism

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Are you interested in traveling to Thailand for health care, as well as for an amazing holiday? Phuket is becoming the place to go for anyone seeking dental services. The stunning island attracts dental patients from around the world, due to its amazing landscape combined with its fantastic dentists.

Phuket and Dental Tourism

Inns and B&Bs join retailers with offers for wandering educators during May Teacher Appreciation Month

May is Teacher Appreciation Month, a tradition that dates to 1985 when the NEA declared the first week in May Teacher Appreciation Week. Many inns and B&Bs join retailers and restaurants throughout the country to the tradition of honoring educators to the whole month of May and beyond. From nursery school teacher to college professor, May is a time to say “thank you” to those that dedicate their time and careers to education and learning. 

Planning A Trip: Where To Stay In London

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Whether you travel to London for a long stay or you just need to plan a short trip, it is important to know exactly where to stay. The capital is quite large, so finding just what you want may take a little digging. Do your research: read a London neighborhood guide and then some reviews to make a great choice.

Here are some suggestions to help you out. 

7 Family-Friendly Food Spots in and Around Hocking Hills, Ohio

by MyKidsEatSquid / Apr 24, 2017 /
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Hocking Hills feels hidden, tucked away.
 
Unlike most state parks with large signs hailing the entrance and easy-to-find landmarks, you’ve got to work to find the ring of sites that make up the Ohio’s Hocking Hills State Park.
 
You could easily drive right past Hocking Hills on U.S. 33 going southeast between Columbus, Ohio, and West Virginia’s state border without thinking there’s much to see. The rolling hills reveal little of what’s waiting inside.
 

Hiking: 6 Things You Need to Know

by Bert Maxwell / Apr 24, 2017 /
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Hiking is a great outdoor adventure – you can explore nature to your heart’s content, travel to new places, and challenge your body and mind. But it isn’t easy – you need to be prepared in a variety of ways, as well as be aware of your environment at all times. There can be too many accidents.

 

 

Florida Culture for the Week of April 23, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of April 23, 2017 By Josh Garrick

Hidden Treasures: Six Places to See the Milky Way

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Here’s a statistic for you: “The stellar disk of the Milky Way galaxy is approximately 100,000 light-years (30 kiloparsecs, 9×1017 km) in diameter, and is considered to be, on average, about 1,000 ly (0.3 kpc) thick.” I got that from Wikipedia.

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