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The Magic and Mystery of Stonehenge

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If you’re considering a visit to Stonehenge, I advise that you do so after putting a few things into consideration.

The Magic and Mystery of Stonehenge

Here are 5 things to know about visiting Stonehenge:

It’s popular!

Stonehenge is a massively popular place to visit, with approximately 800,000 visitors per year from all over the world. 

The Pride of Brexit

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Note: This is an important column from one of our favorite artists and environmentalists, Jason deCaires Taylor (you've seen his work here on Wandering Educators for years). Jason allowed us to republish this article about an incredible new art installation, called Pride of Brexit.

 

Heading to the UK? Read This First.

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England is one of the most popular destinations in the world, and even those who have visited London and other popular cities in England love to return as often as they can. It's amazing how many new spots you can explore in this country full of rich heritage and beautiful views, and how much you can experience during just one trip. Even though the UK is not that big, there is much to see and do.

Your Guide to Planning the Perfect UK Road Trip

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The best way to explore England is via a road trip across the country. This allows for getting an authentic taste of local culture, while exploring the nation. Road tripping means you choose the route, what you want to see, and how long you stay in each place.

Here is how to design your perfect road trip around England.

Your Guide to Planning the Perfect UK Road Trip

5 Unique Ways to Road Trip Around the UK

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

Who doesn’t relish a road trip? And what better place to explore via car than by traversing the UK? While many travelers enjoy taking the train (or flying, if you’re heading up north to Scotland), road tripping the UK is a bucket list experience – one that you’ll utterly adore (and, perhaps, do again and again). 

But don’t settle for a regular road trip – craft your own itinerary to align with your passions and priorities. Here are some suggestions:

Heading to the UK? What to Say (or Not to Say)

by Heather Robinette / Aug 13, 2018 /
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This past week, I was watching season 6 of Parks and Rec, where the department visits London. One of the characters ends up being offered a job and stays to work. The reason I bring this up is because when he comes back to visit, he points out that words mean different things whether you are in the US or UK. 

Heading to the UK? What to Say (or Not to Say)

5 Things You Need to Know Before Going to Wimbledon

by Heather Robinette / Jul 12, 2018 /
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Although I am not a huge tennis fan, I was lucky enough to be in London during Wimbledon, which takes place during the end of June to early July.

5 Things You Need to Know Before Going to Wimbledon

The Play is the Star: Best Tips for Seeing Theatre in London

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I will never forget the summer of '94. Working in London as the MSU Summer London Study Abroad Director, I packed as much theatre as I could into my time there. I danced onstage at Five Guys Named Moe, marveled at the chilling and realistic sound effects in Miss Saigon, bought countless tickets to Hot Shoe Shuffle, and went with my students to as many shows as we could pack in around classes and work. It was GLORIOUS.

Studying Abroad in London: 10 Places Not to Miss Like I Did! Part 2

by Heather Robinette / May 14, 2018 /
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Thanks for reading 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.

Studying Abroad in London: The Best Stops in Wales!

by Heather Robinette / Jan 08, 2018 /
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Thanks for reading 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.

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