Florida Culture for the Week of August 13, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of August 13, 2017 By Josh Garrick 

Go! #StudyAbroadBecause New Adventures Await

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Jordan Johnson is a recent graduate from the University of Pittsburgh, where she majored in Linguistics, and Communication and Rhetoric while studying Spanish and Arabic. She completed a six-week study abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica with the Center for Latin American Studies [CLAS], an internship with the Arts and Sciences Advising Center, and did research with the Linguistics department at Pitt.

Sabbatical Homes Listings: France

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Title: My Sweet Home in Annecy
Location: Annecy, France
Date Posted: Aug. 11, 2017
Direct Link: http://www.AcademicHomes.com/view_home/12239
Summary: 
Chic & Nordic Style. My Sweet Home is a cozy landing place for your family downtown Annecy, French Alps. 

The 1950's newly renovated My Sweet Home villa with mountain view and is located downtown Annecy in a quiet residential neighbourhood. The house wi...

A Stroll through the Ohio Renaissance Festival

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There's something magical about time travel. Even if you don't have a TARDIS or magic ring, you can still travel back to the Renaissance by visiting your local Renaissance Festival. We were lucky enough to explore the Ohio Renaissance Festival, located on 30 acres, this past weekend - and what fun we had!

Sabbatical Homes Listings: Canada

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Title: Bright 2 bedroom + den corner unit
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: Aug. 9, 2017
Direct Link: http://www.AcademicHomes.com/view_home/12233
Summary: 
Bright, beautiful corner unit condo in Etobicoke. 2 bedrooms + den (den is large enough to be a third bedroom). Approximately 40 minutes from St. George Station; TTC at front door (just one bus to Kipling); all downtown universities accessible by TTC. One ...

#StudyAbroadBecause There Is No Better Time Than Now

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Katie McGovern grew up outside of the city of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania and is currently a senior at the University of Pittsburgh studying Communication Science and Disorders, with a minor in French, certificates in African Studies and American Sign Language, and a concentration in Psychology. Katie plans to become a Speech Language Pathologist for a children’s hospital, while also being an advocate for the deaf community. Of course, Katie loves to travel and hopes to encourage everyone to travel, as well! 

Hidden Treasures: Bread and Borscht in a Kyrgyz Cafe

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The Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan has been in the U.S.

Travel Tips from the Pros: More Hacks and Tricks to Use When Traveling

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There are countless travel tips and hacks you can use to make traveling, both domestically and internationally, a lot more convenient. Whether you love going on quick getaways or you enjoy extended trips overseas, knowing how to pack efficiently, how to tackle the challenges along the way, and how to make the most out of the opportunity can truly transform your travel experiences.
 

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Touring Home

by Stacey Ebert / Aug 07, 2017 /
When out of town guests come to visit, do you make a list of suggested sights for them to see and recommended experiences in which they might wish to take part? Have you taken them around your neighborhood, town, city, or state, and thought, ‘I should spend more time being a tourist/traveler in my own city’? If we sit and think about it, we might remember those dioramas we created in our youth that included the weather, climate, and our town’s local establishments.

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