Artist of the Month: Kyle Hagey

by Lillie Forteau / Dec 30, 2017 /
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While perusing Grand Rapids Comic Con's artist gallery for the fifth time, we found ourselves looking at one place in particular. His work stood out to me, not only because of the smiling crowd gathered around the joyful booth, but also because of the extreme detail of each work, which pulls you in, wanting to see every little thing hand-crafted by artist Kyle Hagey.

A Planned, Chance Meeting with a Master Artisan in Florence, Alessandro Dari

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A planned, chance meeting with Alessandro Dari? How is that possible?

To authentically experience a place, you are going to have to genuinely immerse yourself into it. Feel it, smell it, taste it! This is my travel philosophy, my travel manifesto, so to speak.

Moon compass. From A Planned, Chance Meeting with a Master Artisan in Florence, Alessandro Dari
Alesandro Dari Moon Compass

How To Use Games in the ESL Classroom

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Whether you teach children or adults, teaching ESL grammar and vocabulary in a fun and effective way can be so tough sometimes, can't it? Lesson planning for grammar concepts can definitely be a challenge.

Well, today's post is about how to deal with exactly that! I'm going to share my top 5 ways to use games in the ESL classroom

How To Use Games in the ESL Classroom

Raising Adventurous Eaters: A Lesson from Fusion Food

Fusion has become passé in foodie circles – but I’d argue that you should hang on to this idea at your dinner table. Fusing foods is one of the best ways to get kids to try new foods.

7 Foodie Family Resolutions for the New Year

by MyKidsEatSquid / Dec 27, 2017 /
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There's a world of flavors to explore – why not make discovering them part of your New Year's resolution list?
 
For 2018, you can make tracking down, and trying out, new foods part of your family's goals for the year. If you're wondering where to get started, consider some of these ideas to expand your family's culinary palate.

7 Foodie Family Resolutions for the New Year

Choosing from the Different Types of Credit Cards

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If you are looking to take out a credit card, you will find that the wide choice of credit cards on the market these days makes it easier for you to find a card that is perfectly suited to your needs and circumstances. If you have a good credit history and rating, you will usually find that you can choose from a wide range of credit cards, although the choices for those with bad credit will be far more limited.

Florida Culture for the ‘Holidaze – and Beyond’ By Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the ‘Holidaze – and Beyond’ By Josh Garrick 

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

Healing Through Love: The Journey of Rediscovering Joy

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Rarely do we come across a book that truly teaches us about ourselves as humans, through the waves that life tosses us amongst. Luckily for us, I'm happy to share a book that does just that - Lisa Overman's new memoir, Healing Through Love: The Journey of Rediscovering Joy. In her book, Overman shares a lifetime of experiences (as memoirs do), but then departs from the standard path of memoir into deep intercultural insight.

How to Plan an Indochina Tour in 2018 and 2019

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Indochina, which was originally termed Indo-China, consists of the countries in Southeast Asia now known as Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar (formerly Burma), Thailand, and Vietnam. The countries are all within the sphere of influence of the Indian subcontinent and China, and also included part of Malaysia and Singapore in the original designation. Later, the term Indochina was used to refer to the French Indochina region that covered just Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam, until each was recognized as an independent nation in the 1950s.

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