Volunteer Opportunities: Unite for Sight

by Bert Maxwell / Aug 22, 2008 /
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Unite For Sight's High Impact Volunteer Abroad Opportunities: As Featured Weekly On CNN International and Recently in The New York Times

Scholars Offer Walking Tours for Children...

by Lexa Pennington / Aug 21, 2008 /
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We've written about Context Travel here on Wandering Educators before (many times, actually). We just love them. Here's their latest offering:

Context Florence launches a robust kid-friendly program, allowing families to explore the past and present in Florence and Tuscany.

Win a Copy of Lonely Planet's The Travel Book

by Ed Forteau / Aug 19, 2008 /
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Love to travel? Learn about new cultures?


Book Review of the Week: The Travel Book

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As a Special Bonus, Lonely Planet will give a copy of The Travel Book, to 2 randomly drawn  commenters on this article. Post your comments - you might win!

NFT Travel Guides: Bodegas & Muji

by Bert Maxwell / Aug 19, 2008 /
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One of our partners, Not For Tourists, has several unique offerings on their website this week. Check out the following highlights...



If Proust's Madeleine Were A Twinkie, by Rebecca Katherine Hirsch

Why volunteer abroad?

by Lindsay Allen / Aug 18, 2008 /
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Trinidad's Le Grande Almandier

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Earlier this year, some of our family stayed in Trinidad, at a wonderful Eco-Inn. I was so impressed with the photos and stories they shared that I contacted the owners of the Le Grande Almandier Inn, to find out more for our Wandering Educators.  I was lucky enough to talk with Wendy James, who is now our Trinidad & Tobago Editor! Here's what Wendy had to say...

WE:  Please tell us about your inn, Le Grande Almandier...

Americans in Normandy

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Retrace America’s Fallen Heroes On A World War Two Tour of Europe

A new specialist European vacation is offering US veterans, their families and military history enthusiasts the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding into the American involvement into World War Two and the Normandy landings.

Broken Top Hike: a Photo Essay

by Ben Voigts / Aug 18, 2008 /
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Yesterday I hiked up at Broken Top, in Bend, Oregon. It was a gorgeous day - here are some of my photos!  I hope you enjoy the virtual hike!