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.”

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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… 

22.33 Stories: Don't Stop, Keep Moving with Joanna Lohman

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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. 

22.33 Stories: Don't Stop, Keep Moving with Joanna Lohman

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Visiting Prague? Locals Share 8 Things Not to Miss

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Whether you’re studying abroad in Europe or traveling for a shorter period of time, Prague is one of the cities you must visit. Why? It’s packed with culture, arts, history, and, of course, great food. And, as with any large city, there is too much to see and do.

GAP year is a great opportunity for students. Here’s why:

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High school is tough, and at times takes a toll on you by exhausting your wits, and no one is to blame, as tough essay writing tasks, homework, and peer pressure can crank your enthusiasm level down. Most students are so focused on their academic achievements that they overlook the importance of their well-being, which is required to survive real life! Here's how you can take a break from anxiety and recharge for the best.

Music for Spring's Changes

by Kerry Dexter / Feb 18, 2019 /
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Music for shifting times: that is what we've called this series. Part of the idea behind the music shared with you in the series is to guide you to music which may help you think about or live through the unexpected, disconcerting, strange -- choose your own more emphatic adjective if you like -- situations facing the world. 

5 Places to Go by Car from Chicago

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Chicago is such a gorgeous city, packed with arts, culture, sports, and, of course, located right on Lake Michigan. But perhaps you’d like to explore more of the Midwest? You’ve come to the right place! Rent a car from the Chicago Airport (either O'Hare or Midway) and discover these 5 fabulous places, all within driving distance, and making a road trip loop around Lake Michigan, and a bit further west. 

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