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The Traveling Professor’s Top 10 Tips for Purchasing International Airfares

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My name is Steve Solosky, The Traveling Professor (see my interview here on Wandering Educators!),and I have been taking small groups of travelers to Europe, South America, and Canada for over 10 years. I have plenty of travel tips...and lots of good experience in purchasing international airfares. 

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. 

Travel With Ease Using These 6 Essential Travel Items

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Traveling is a lot more fun when essential items are packed. Whether you are planning a weekend getaway or a lengthy trip, our six most essential items are described below. Your trip will be less stressful, more enjoyable, and you can be assured you will have everything you need the most.

Travel With Ease Using These 6 Essential Travel Items

Why Bedford, PA was the Perfect Place for a Mother/Daughter Trip

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My mom, Rita, turned 60 last year, and my sister, Nicoletta, and I wanted to take her on a special birthday trip to commemorate this milestone in her life! We offered her anywhere (literally in the world to pick from), but she wanted to go to a place she hasn’t been in close to 30 years...Bedford, Pennsylvania! It is a place that was always special to her heart growing up as a child. Her father, John (my grandfather), was from a little town in Bedford County, called Riddlesburg.

Your 5 Best Places to Take A Historical Family Vacation

If your family’s anything like our family, you love to talk and to learn about history, whether that’s in the local area or on the other side of the world. You’ll know you’ve caught the bug if you can’t get enough of documentaries and the history channel.
 
Nothing quite brings history to life like going to visit some of the places where the iconic moments that shaped our times took place. But with so much history all around us, how can we decide where to visit first?
 

Studying Abroad? 5 Things You Need to Take Care Of...First

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Studying abroad is one of the most exciting things you can do during your collegiate experience. It will expand your mind, grow your lifelong opportunities, and teach you much about others…and yourself. 

Studying Abroad? 5 Things You Need to Take Care Of...First

“Josh Recommends” for February 29, 2020 (the Leap Year Edition) by Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for February 29, 2020 (the Leap Year Edition) by Josh Garrick

Beginning with today's column, Wandering Educators is pleased to now offer the column, "Josh Recommends", in both English and Spanish.

A todos nuestros lectores: Estamo orgullos de includir una version en espagnol de la columna de esta semana..."Josh recomienda."

First, Read This: Lonely Planet's Family Travel Handbook

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Whether you're new to family travel or an old hand, there is much to learn—each kid (and family) is different! Where to go for the best advice? We wholeheartedly recommend the latest guide from Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet's Family Travel Handbook. It is packed FULL of goodness, and is written by Imogen Hall, who, as a family traveler AND a writer, knows her stuff.

Tips for Seeing Street Art in Penang

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The street art in Penang is incredible. As one of the street art capitals of the world, Penang is a must visit for street art lovers and travelers interested in quirky, interesting things to see. 

Tips for Seeing Street Art in Penang

History Comes Alive at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

by Sandy Bornstein / Feb 24, 2020 /
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As the Big Island's top attraction, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park is the perfect place to learn about the geological history of the Hawaiian Islands. Two volcanoes, Mauna Loa and Kilauea, can be visited inside approximately 500 square miles of a natural environment. About 90 percent of Hawaii's trees, plants, and flowers are endemic. They cannot be found anywhere else in the world. The remaining species are either indigenous (in Hawaii and elsewhere) or non-native (introduced by mankind). 

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