A Magic Aurora Dance

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28 March, 2019. Was driving, so I just stopped my car and jumped out. It was at 20.30 in the evening. 

A Magic Aurora Dance

This video was taken from Sortland city, and the lights in the distance are Blokken, Sortland. Was -5°C


22.33 Stories: Captain Courageous with Husham Al-Thahabi

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Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

 Captain Courageous with Husham Al-Thahabi<br />

Artist of the Month: Jessalyn Kline

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 01, 2019 /
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We first met our Artist of the Month, Jessalyn Kline, at the 2018 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts High School Art Show. She had a gorgeous embroidered piece of art, full of meaning, color, and beauty. Of course, I asked her to share it with our wandering educators. You, too, will be amazed at her range of creativity, her eye for detail, and her passion for creating. Without further ado, the art and words of Jessalyn Kline...

Using Your Travel Knowledge to Help Students Access Foreign Universities

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One of the best things about being an educator is the fact that we are continually learning and striving to improve our knowledge base. We regularly categorise our experiences and store them for later, trying to gain as much as we can from each experience, and always thinking about our own teachable moments.

Embark on a Tasting Adventure In Portugal With Eat Smart Culinary Tours

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You’ve read our review of Eat Smart's wonderful guide, Eat Smart in Portugal. Now travel with Eat Smart to Portugal!

Embark on a Tasting Adventure In Portugal With Eat Smart Culinary Tours


2019 Eat Smart Culinary Tour to Portugal

September 3 to 12, 2019

How to Take A High-Speed Rail Trip In Italy

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Italy...the land of gastronomy and cool Mediterranean waters is currently the third most visited country in Europe. The captivating country is divided into 20 different regions, and is interconnected by an extensive rail system that is not only efficient, but also budget friendly. Fast trains, such as Italo and Trenitalia, are apt for a quick commute between the major cities of the country.

Interested in Lebanese Cuisine? Here’s What to Expect–and Try!

by Culinary Spelunker / Feb 26, 2019 /
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“Do you have any questions about the menu?” asks Mario Kanaan, leaning slightly over the front of his Cedars Lebanese Kitchen food truck in Aloha, Oregon, a suburb of food truck central, Portland, “If you haven’t had the arnabeet, I definitely recommend it.”

Arnabeet. From Interested in Lebanese Cuisine? Here’s What to Expect–and Try!

Best Places To Travel In Italy

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Italy has been a tourist magnet for people across the globe for its romantic coastal towns, irresistible art, architecture, and spectacular food. Whether it is a lesson in history, sprawling acres of vineyards or the uninterrupted peace by the lakes, Italy has it all. 

Photographer of the Month: Dare'l McMillian

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 23, 2019 /
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We first met our Photographer of the Month, Dare'l McMillian, at a Western Michigan University press event for Phantom of the Opera.

Global Citizenship Education in Nicaragua with Nobis

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It’s a bit bizarre when I turn on the television and see Nicaraguans outraged, chanting, marching, hiding their identities in a revolutionary stance. The images on the screen don’t align with my personal images of home cooked meals, family run farms, and revolution on a quieter level, but that was 2017 and this is now…