Halloween Events in Scotland

by Lexa Pennington / Oct 10, 2008 /
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Always on the lookout for global events (and always checking out my favorite place to visit, Scotland), I found a plethora of halloween-themed events in Scotland this month.

NFT Travel Guides: London's Petticoat Lane & Fresh Eggs

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One of our travel guides partners, Not For Tourists, has several unique offerings on their website this week. Check out the following

Book Review of the Week: A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome

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One word: Michelangelo. You're already thinking, aren't you, about all of his famous works of art? I think of his great, great impact on the world, and just stand in awe of his talent. I recently read a new book about Michelangelo, by our very own Italy Editor, Angela Nickerson.

Can I Come With You? Social Documentary Photography

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We all love to travel. Most of us take photos as we travel.  Some of us even try to help out, somehow, when we travel. However, we can always do more of the above, can't we? I've recently devoured a new book that highlights the magnificent, painful, poignant, and human side of traveling with your eyes and ears open.  The book? Can I Come With You?

Terlena: Breaking of a Nation

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Documentary films often show us the real story behind what we think we know. As an educational tool, they are incredible. As a window into another life, they are critical to humanity.

Looking For Local Color

by nonameharbor / Oct 06, 2008 /

Those Mile Marker People


Florida Keys people aren't interesting

Native American Music

by Kerry Dexter / Oct 04, 2008 /
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Foreign Language Proficiency in the US

by Asako Maruoka / Oct 03, 2008 /
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Enhancing Foreign Language Proficiency  In the United States

Preliminary Results of
The National Security Language Initiative