Europe

Discover These Popular Destinations in Europe

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Do you love to travel? Chances are, if you’re reading this, the answer is yes. Travel can provide a good time, relaxation, and fun. And, when you’re traveling (whether at home or abroad), there is a whole world to explore - chief of all, the chance to meet people, learn different languages, explore a variety of cuisines, and revel in new music, landscape, and activities.

Tasty Travels: Eat Smart in Portugal

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We love our friends at Ginkgo Press. They enrich our travels and our meals with lovely guides about eating, travel, language, and culture.

How to Find Teaching Jobs in Europe

by Lexa Pennington / Sep 15, 2017 /
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If you love to travel – and are a teacher – have you considered teaching overseas? It’s a wonderful way to combine doing what you love, and being in a new location. Many teachers are interested in finding teaching jobs in Europe – it’s such a popular place. You’ve got a plethora of cultures, relatively close proximity to many countries (great for travel), languages galore, and (my personal favorite) excellent food. 

Exploring Spain: Fall in Love with Inland Alicante

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Alicante and the Costa Blanca are popular destinations in Spain amongst sun seekers from all over the world.

The Costa Blanca is known for its beautiful beaches, wonderful climate, and tourist resorts like Benidorm, Altea, Calpe, Gandia, and Javea to the north of the province, and Santa Pola or Torrevieja to the south.

It’s a pity, because the inland areas of the province offer attractive places and some real hidden gems to be discovered.

How to Get Around and Experience Paris

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Paris is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world - and for good reason. The city seems to have a personality all its own, full of charm, quirks, and subtle beauty - it is unlike anywhere else in the world. For those who have visited la Ville des Lumieres in the past, the incomparable experience that comes from the city’s personality does not need to be explained. But if this is your first trip to Paris, you may need some help in understanding how to best take in all that the city has to offer.

Studying Abroad in London: A Stop in York

by Heather Robinette / Jul 11, 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.

10 Ways to Save Money on Family Travel to Paris

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 11, 2017 /
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You've booked the flights, gotten the guidebooks, and are finalizing your budget for your trip to Paris. Now that reality has set in, it's a good idea to find ways to save money on Family Travel in Paris. Never fear! Although Paris can be expensive, there are definitely ways to cut costs without turning your journey into a cheapskate's dream.

Travel from Paris: 20 Tips on Taking the TGV

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 28, 2017 /
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Ready to jet from Paris for the weekend – fast?! Take the TGV, which is a world-record speed holder train, heading from city to city at up to 200mph. Hubbed in Paris, the TGV (pronounced tay-jzay-vay) is a train system that is an economical way to explore Europe – all within a few hours travel time.

The Rock Animals of Eidsfjord, Sortland in Vesterålen, Norway

by Benny Hoynes / Jun 24, 2017 /
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Here are photos of some animals, made in stone, at Kjørstad, Eidsfjord, Vesterålen. It's a 40 min drive from my home. You can see cormorant bird, cow, eagle, fox, puffin, black grouse, seagulls, a stone church, a stone man, and a turtle.

They are placed around in the woods, not far away from the gravel road. A person made these things out of rocks. Take a look...

Getting To and From the Airport in Paris

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Paris is consistently ranked among the top cities in the world for tourist visits, and often places in the top three results in lists from media and publications such as CNN, TripAdvisor, and Condé Nast Traveler.

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