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.

#CelebrateBravo: Happy Birthday, Bravo! Cucina Italiana

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One of our favorite Italian restaurants, Bravo! Cucina Italiana, is celebrating its 25th birthday, and we were invited up to our closest Bravo! location, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to celebrate. 

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#CelebrateBravo: Happy Birthday, Bravo! Cucina Italiana

Florida Culture for the Week of August 20, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of August 20, 2017 By Josh Garrick 

6 Things to Consider on Your First Backpacking Trip

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So, you’re planning your first backpacking trip? How exciting! There is a lot to consider, and it can be difficult to plan for since you haven’t gone on a trip like this before. Preparation is very different from planning a trip where you get on a plane, stay with a friend, or spend your whole time in one place. Fear not - here are 6 things to consider before you set off on your first trip. 

2017 Solar Eclipse: Optimal Viewing in Central Florida

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August 21 from 1 pm to 4 pm – Where Will YOU Be for the 2017 Solar Eclipse? Optimal Viewing in Central Florida By Josh Garrick 

This is the first total solar eclipse that will be viewable from the west coast to the east coast of the United States in 99 years. Florida residents will be able to view the solar eclipse at 85% totality, which means the moon will almost completely cover the sun.  Those seeking the “complete experience” will be at one of these very special and unique locations. 

Studying Abroad in London: A Quick Stop in Oxford

by Heather Robinette / Aug 14, 2017 /
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Here's 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.

Why studying marketing is so hard - and important

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Strategic thinking, lots of hard work, and useful experience is what you should expect when you choose to study marketing. This is a major for those who are natural leaders, who are skilled in persuading people, and who have outgoing personalities. They also have to be competitive, outgoing, and creative to be able to succeed in this business after they graduate.