Urban Morocco

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Wandering Educators will remember the extraordinary photography of Ugo Cei - he has been featured as one of our photographers of the month. Now there is more goodness to see and read - Ugo recently published an excellent new ebook with his business partner, Massimiliano Cremascoli, called Urban Morocco. This book? It's an intimate glimpse into the vibrant culture of Morocco.

Expert Shares Tips on Traveling to Turkey

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Well, I’m headed to Turkey next week (YAHOO!) with some of the White House Travel Bloggers, courtesy of Turkish Airlines (thank you!). Expect to see a wave of Turkish travel goodness come your way in the next few months! Follow our hashtags: #WHTravelBloggers, ‪#‎widenyourworld, and‬ ‪#‎lovefromturkey.

An Easy Recipe for a Southern Classic: Hummingbird Cake

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Pecan pie. Bananas foster. Red velvet cake. Lemon meringue pie. Doctor bird cake?!

Desserts in the South are well known for their sumptuous ingredients, bright flavors, and a dash of flare. And yet one dessert seems to stand apart—Doctor birds cake, more commonly called Hummingbird Cake.

I first heard of--and sampled--this sweet concoction a couple years ago in downtown Roanoke, Virginia. The combination of ripened bananas lapping up the sweetness of crushed pineapple gives the cake its signature sweetness, and dense yet airy texture.

 

Florida Culture for the Week of April 27, 2015 by Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of April 27, 2015 by Josh Garrick

April 29 – Mayor Buddy Dyer’s ‘State of the City’

10 of the Best Experiences on a Safari in Africa

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Those of you who have gone on an Africa safari will vouch for the fact that it is an adventurous, terrifying and strangely soothing experience. 

 

Sunrise, Serengeti. From 10 of the Best Experiences on a Safari in Africa

Sunrise, Serengeti. Lucas Bruihler 

 

Haiti's grim reminder to Nepal

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The recent earthquake in Haiti, and the ongoing disaster that ensued from it, have given us all a lot to ponder. I've been thinking about the two earthquakes I experienced, both in Kathmandu.

 

Joe Olujic's Tips for Teaching in Honduras

After four years of undergraduate courses focused on finance, I felt very prepared to take the next logical step of attending grad school with an eye toward working on Wall Street. I did not, however, feel prepared to enter the “real world,” and this realization caused me to evaluate the choices I had made that left me feeling bereft of any real life experience. So I scrapped the grad school plans and opted to pursue an opportunity to teach English in Honduras.

 

 

A Letter from the Frontlines of Climate Change

What would you do if your whole world was disappearing inch by inch… day by day… week by week… month by month… year by year? Would you try and save it? Would you tell others about it?

Would you resign to accepting fate, as many tell you to do?  

What if your life was not the only life in danger? What if your entire family’s lives were in danger?  What if the danger threatened your friends, neighbors, workmates lives, everyone you knew?

What if there were no way to stop the danger?

Florida Culture for the Week of April 20, 2015 by Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of April 20, 2015 by Josh Garrick

April 21 – Tony Award Winning PIPPIN at the Dr. Phillips Center 

Want to go to Paris? HIUSA's 2-week International Exchange Program

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Call for Applications: International Exchange Program in Paris

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