Kids Fun at the Michigan Renaissance Festival

by Lillie Forteau / Oct 03, 2008 /
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We recently went to the Michigan Renaissance Festival. Have you ever been to a Renaissance Festival? If you haven't, it is so much fun. If you haven't, it will be super duper duper fun. Here are some photos that my mom took. I will tell you about each one.



Michigan Renaissance Festival

Here is a kids ride, I thought the dragon was cool. It looks spinny (that's a joke).

Nat'l Geographic Glimpse Seeking Correspondents

by Bert Maxwell / Oct 03, 2008 /
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 We've posted here about National Geographic Glimpse's Correspondents Program. Here's a new Call for Applicants. Good luck!


National Geographic Glimpse is a new multimedia platform devoted to exploring real life abroad. Glimpse features great stories by young Americans living overseas and navigating new cultures. The Correspondents Program is an opportunity for especially talented young storytellers who will be living abroad in Spring 2009.

Glimpse Correspondents:

NFT Travel Guides: Q, Pickles, and Open Houses

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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 highlights...


Book Review of the Week: Fodor's Japan, 18th Edition

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As anyone who has been to Japan can attest, the country is packed full of great things to see, interesting history, and fascinating people. I've lived in Japan twice, and think I could live there the rest of my life and still not experience everything I want to. 

Luckily, we live in the age of information - websites galore, as well as travel guides researched by people in the know.  I've recently read a fantastic guidebook of Japan, and wanted to share it with our Wandering Educators.

October Artist of the Month: Ludolf Grolle

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Our October Artist of the Month is a friend of mine, Ludolf Grolle.  We are

Sabbatical Homes Listings: Egypt

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Title: Flat For Rent In Popular Location In Cairo
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Date Posted: Sep. 30th, 2008

YOTEL's new Schiphol location

by Bert Maxwell / Sep 30, 2008 /
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