Places to Camp in America

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America is home to some of the most captivating camping sites in the world, thanks to its vast expanses of diverse terrain. A multitude of national parks, lakes, beaches, and canyons double up as camp sites welcoming a steady stream of visitors. Those planning a camping holiday in the USA must, of course, make sure they book a spot well in advance to avoid any disappointments, especially if the preferred camping ground has a limited capacity.

What to See, Hear, and Do at Celtic Connections

by Kerry Dexter / Jan 17, 2017 /
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Scotland in winter is known for short days and cold weather. That's all the more reason to come inside and be warmed by the sharing of music. Through eighteen days in mid January to early February, that's what going on in Glasgow, at Celtic Connections.

What to See, Hear, and Do at Celtic Connections

Easy Japanese Dinner: Tsukune & the Best Salad Dressing, EVER

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 16, 2017 /
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Do you love Japanese food, but feel intimidated by the great attention to detail that Japanese cooks do? Never fear – I am a quick cook who loves easy meals.

Florida Culture for the Week of January 15, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of January 15, 2017 By Josh Garrick 

Detroit Beer: A History of Brewing the Motor City

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Detroit Beer: A History of Brewing the Motor City is the latest addition to Arcadia Publishing and The History Press' American Palate series. The book is written by local author and small business owner Stephen Johnson.

 Detroit Beer: A History of Brewing the Motor City

The Best Dip, Ever - Straight from Middle Earth

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 14, 2017 /
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When I was young, I discovered the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings. Glorious, wonderful, read-yearly books that have influenced thousands, nay, millions of people worldwide.

¡Viva Chile!

by Stephane Alexandre / Jan 14, 2017 /
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Chile turned 206 years old on September 18th! Experiencing the 18th in Chile was an insightful experience of the country's culture, history, and politics. It was a glorious day filled with intoxicating smells of BBQs, Chilean kites flying high in the sky, and everyone laughing and dancing with their loved ones. Looking back, here are some great ways I was able to enjoy such a historic day of a country that I’ve come to call my own.

Teaching English in China: 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming

I’ll never forget stepping off the airplane for the first time at the Beijing airport and thinking to myself “What the *#@&$ did I just get myself into?” I didn’t know a lick of Mandarin other than ni hao, and prior to leaving I probably couldn’t have found Xinjiang, the province that was to become my new home, on a ma

A Bed in the Bush at Boorawa

Being again a singleton for the first time in 50 years, I have been peripatetic in my wanderings, leaning on the goodness of friends for a bunk till my place becomes available in a leafy Canberra suburb. My wayward wanderings have allowed me to stay in a friend's country property in good crop and sheep country. 

Paying For Study Abroad Trips While in College

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College is an exciting time for anyone lucky enough to take part in it. But it is expensive. Whether it's campus housing, books, general tuition, dining options, or any of a dozen other college expenses, these things add up. These expenses pile up at a time when young people are least able to pay for them.

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