2017 is the year of B&B getaways

Want to be a gazillionaire? Go on vacation, says Catharine Hamm, Travel Editor at the LA Times. In her article entitled Will 2017 will be the year of magical travel?, Hamm points out that the ideas for Instagram and Dropbox both came to the founders when they were on vacation.

Artworks from the Wonderful to the Whimsical: The Heritage Collection at MGM National Harbor

Unity. Three sixty-foot towers of stainless steel greet visitors to the MGM Grand National. From Artworks from the Wonderful to the Whimsical: The Heritage Collection at MGM National Harbor
Unity. Three sixty-foot towers of stainless steel greet visitors to the MGM Grand National

Through the Eyes of an Educator: The World

by Stacey Ebert / Feb 07, 2017 /

I have a close friend with a thirteen year old. This month, she and her spouse and many like them are headed to high school orientation. As someone who used to plan those exact orientations, I know there are thoughts swirling around the heads of new to secondary school parents, like ‘how is it possible to have a high school age student – we were only thirteen yesterday, right?” This is the age I understand. This is the age group that my educational experience can help.

Florida Culture for the Week of February 5, 2017 By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of February 5, 2017 By Josh Garrick 
 
Feb 7 to 12 – Broadway in Orlando presents ‘A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder’

Cielo Nocturno: Nuevo Flamenco with Extraordinary Songwriter and Guitarist Russ Hewitt

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Winner of two World Music Awards, 'Cielo Nocturno' by renowned guitarist Russ Hewitt is a work of art. The Grammys? They know what they're doing by putting it on the ballot in three categories. Hewitt, now on his third album, is constantly growing, traveling, writing...and impressing listeners. His work is new to me, but one listen to Cielo Nocturno and I was hooked. When I interviewed him, I became even more of a fan.

The Right Hostel Makes A Difference

by Stephane Alexandre / Feb 03, 2017 /
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A few months ago, my friends and I went to Uruguay - and we had a blast! I have stayed in my fair share of hostels over the years, but the excitement of traveling always gets to me and I always forget these crucial steps when picking out and staying in a hostel or an airbnb.

Disclaimer: I vehemently prefer airbnbs

The Right Hostel Makes A Difference

 

Sabbatical Homes Listings: Spain

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Title: Central apartment
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Date Posted: Feb. 2, 2017
Direct Link: http://www.AcademicHomes.com/view_home/11815
Summary: 
We are looking for a roommate to stay in our central apartment. The flat is big and has a big terrace. Also we have tow small chihuahuas. ...

For the complete home description & contact information, please click the link above to go directly to the home posting at AcademicHomes.com.

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Artist of the Month: Dan Miller

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 03, 2017 /
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I've never seen anything like it - and am so grateful to the internet for the discovery! When first seeing our Artist of the Month, Dan Miller's art, I was stunned. Every time I see something by him in my feed, I am happy, pause, reflect, breathe. He has an unusually calm and detailed way of sharing the natural world with viewers - one for which I am grateful. His medium? Colored pencils!

Job Posting: Chinese Language and Culture, Penn State Harrisburg

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Job Posting: Chinese Language and Culture, Penn State Harrisburg

Title: Lecturer in Chinese Language and Culture
Department: 
Institution: Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
Date Posted: Feb. 1, 2017
Direct Link: http://www.academickeys.com/r?job=89320
Summary: 
Lecturer in Chinese Language and Culture 
                         
Campus/Location: 
Penn State Harrisburg 

Why Bushman Outfitters Needs to be Your Travel Clothing HQ

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If you’re anything like me, you have a closet stuffed full of travel clothes – but few that you actually take with you, let alone wear often while you’re not traveling. Why? It’s rare to find clothes that you want to wear at home – and while traveling. 

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