Award-Winning Journalist and DR Expert Launches

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DR Visitor, a website and blog focusing on eco-adventure, culture, and sustainable travel in the Dominican Republic, launched in February 2017 with award-winning travel journalist and photographer Lebawit Lily Girma at its helm. DR Visitor is the most up-to-date online resource and blog of its kind on the Dominican Republic written in the English language. 

Sabbatical Homes Listings: Canada

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Title: Fully furnished home for rent, UW - Beechwood
Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: Mar. 13, 2017
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4 Bedrooms - 3 full bathrooms 
All inclusive , 5 appliances 

Updated Detached house in prestigious Beechwood 

Safe and quiet neighborhood, 5 mins bike to University of Waterloo 12 mins to WLU , many parks and trails in walking distance. 

Fully Fu...

Sabbatical Homes Listings: United States

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Title: Sundrenched Room in Designer House near Columbia University
Location: NYC, New York
Date Posted: Mar. 24, 2017
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Beautiful, spacious room with en-suite bathroom on the third floor of fully renovated Harlem brownstone. 


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Studying Abroad in London: Weekend Trips You Should Take

by Heather Robinette / Mar 14, 2017 /
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Studying abroad in London was a life-changing experience, but it also gave me the opportunity to see more than just London. It is really easy to take a day trip or weekend trip out of the city. Luckily, my program provider, Academic Programs International, included several weekend and day trips. There are still manyplaces I wished I would have had time to check out, but it was a great experience!

Advantages of Learning Online

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Online Learning Advantages We Always Have To Be Aware Of

There are limitations associated with online education, but the advantages make it quite easy to understand why eLearning is the wave of the future. The traditional education system has several problems, including cost, location, class sizes, and more.

Advantages of Learning Online

Top 10 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 13, 2017 /
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You've invested considerable time, money, and effort on your journey - you sure don't want to get sick! However, people often get sick while traveling, whether from food cleanliness, unfamiliar germs, or lack of sleep. Instead of living like locals, and seeing all the amazing things your destination has to offer, you're sick in bed. However, there are many things you can do to stay healthy while traveling.

Florida Culture for the Week of March 12, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of March 12, 2017 By Josh Garrick 

The Best Summer Road Trip Ever: The Recipe

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The Best Summer Road Trip Ever: The Recipe


• A reliable car
• 1 suitcase per person
• 1 backpack per person
• A good plan

Total time:

• 2-3 weeks - Planning
• 1 week - Packing
• 8 weeks - Travelling
• 1 week - Post-trip relaxation

Oven temperature:

Metric: Mid-Summer in Spain

Imperial: Very hot

Travel Beauty: Not Your Usual Top 10

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Travel. Does the word evoke images of adventure and relaxation, or discomfort and anxiety? For most of us it’s likely a bit of all of those things.  In a perfect world we’d carry everything we need or think we’d want on board with us and we’d have easy access to it. Sadly, those days are long gone. A well stocked carry-on is essential.

Sabbatical Homes Listings: Israel

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Title: Beautiful triplex in northern TLV!
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Date Posted: Mar. 10, 2017
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We are offering our beautiful apartment for rent due to a sabbatical leave, for one year starting September 2017 (dates somewhat flexible). 

This triplex apartment (210 sq. m) has a spacious living room and open modern kitchen, 4 large bedrooms (each wit...