Inside Out in Istanbul

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It must be known by all and sundry by now – I’m in love with Turkey. A recent trip highlighted to me what many of my friends and family already know – that Turkey is an amazing country to explore, and that Istanbul is just as magical as one can imagine. 

Springtime in Northern Norway

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From my weekend trip to Offersøy, Lødingen/Vestbygd, Nordland, Northern Norway. may 22, 2015, the sun shining, and clouds came in now and then, some rain came over us, but still, the sun wasn`t far away.

 

Springtime in Northern Norway. Photographer Benny Høynes

Win a Teach Abroad TEFL Scholarship!

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Get ready! Go Overseas and International TEFL Academy have teamed up to launch their first annual teach abroad contest. Applicants will teach us a word or phrase in another language for a chance to win one of several prizes.

The grand prize winner will receive a free on-site TEFL course through International TEFL Academy in their choice of Nicaragua, Costa Rica, San Diego, or Chicago, along with roundtrip airfare and housing for the duration of the course. One runner up will receive an online course, and an honorable mention will receive a Camelbak backpack.

#StudyAbroadBecause you will find out who you are

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Linda Moore lives in Philadelphia and writes fiction. Six months a year she travels the world. She writes about her experiences in a blog: www.lovearttravel.com

 

What motivated your decision to go abroad? How/why did you choose where to go? 

Paula DaSilva Talks Brazilian Cuisine, South Florida, and Hell’s Kitchen

by MyKidsEatSquid / May 26, 2015 /
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Cooked, then pureed black beans seeped with onion and garlic then thickened with a handful of manioc flour are the main ingredients giving tutu de feijão its trademark consistency and rich, brownish hue. Growing up, the dish was a favorite of Paula DaSilva, a native of Minas Gerais in southeastern Brazil, whose parents came to the United States when she was seven. DaSilva remembers her mother would add roasted pork, vegetables, and fried egg to the top of the mounded, creamy beans.

Portugal 101: What to See and Why

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With its buzzing cities, beautiful architecture and sandy beaches, Portugal has long proved a hit with holidaymakers. There’s certainly no shortage of things to do in this sun-soaked southern European country, and here is a quick rundown of some of the highlights...

Top things to see and do in Barcelona

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There are some cities that stand head and shoulders above all others when it comes to beauty, inspiration, and an atmosphere that exudes a lust for life. Barcelona may not be a capitol city, but there are a few reasons why it stands out as this country's most popular destination.

Spain's north eastern city by the sea will easily inject some passion and fun into your life, whether you're visiting for a few days, or a couple of weeks.

Diverse city life

 

Florida Culture for the Week of May 18, 2015 by Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of May 18, 2015 by Josh Garrick

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Living in Istanbul: Advice from a Local

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I just returned from a trip to a place that I can't seem to let go of, and ALL THINGS TURKEY are calling to me. This is when I reached out to one of our Wandering Educators, Emily Johnson, who lives in Istanbul (lucky!) for some Istanbul goodness. Even more luck: Emily's our new Istanbul Editor, and will share more as time unwinds (yay!).

Emily notes:

Ireland's Ancient East: The Music Begins

by Kerry Dexter / May 17, 2015 /
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Ireland's Ancient East: that phrase suggests all sorts of intriguing ideas -- which is why it has been chosen as a way to encourage visitors to spend time at places in the eastern parts of the island, much as the Wild Atlantic Way is helping to connect and bring attention to communities and locations along the island's western sea coast.

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