Hidden Treasures: The Beauty of a Place Called Port Said

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It is possible that Port Said, when one arrives here from the immense crowds, noise, and pollution of Cairo, seems better than it really is. Stepping off the bus and working your way to the hotel, you are struck by the fresh Mediterranean breeze, the uncongested streets, the beautiful architecture. Even the people seem different -- more laid back and less pushy, themselves rather pleased to be in this peaceful town at the northern end the Suez Canal.

How to Get a Study Abroad Grant

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If you wish to go abroad on a study grant, now is the right time. For one, many educational institutions in Europe and Asia are opening their doors to other nationalities. One thing’s for sure: getting a degree from these colleges or universities offers a great deal of advantages when you are applying for jobs in your country.

Sweden's Incredible, Glorious Summer Sunsets

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My holiday in Sweden, July 2018. The place is in the north of Sweden, and the place is Boden. We travel there every summer. This summer, it was hotter than Bulgaria t.ex. We had 31- 36 degree C every day, for almost ten days. It was a lovely summer holiday.

Sweden's Incredible, Glorious Summer Sunsets. Photographer Benny Høynes

Hack It! Top 5 Travel Apps

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Are you planning a trip to check out one of the stunning glaciers in Iceland or a marvelous island spot in the Maldives? Travel can be a great way to bond with your family and take the stress off from a busy routine. Arranging an excursion can be time-consuming, especially with a plethora of things to consider like recreational activities, travel bookings, hotel arrangements, etc.

Momos: 5 Things You Need to Know About this Nepalese Favorite

by MyKidsEatSquid / Jul 23, 2018 /
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Palm-sized, circular dumplings that are pulled together in a swirling flourish at the top – Nepalese momos are an edible work of art. Tucked inside each delectable one is a mixture of fresh ingredients that are cooked before being stuffed inside the thin dumpling dough, to ensure the filling stays moist once they're steamed.

Making a Life in Education

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Education is a fundamental piece of modern life. Most people begin school around age six, but oftentimes one will begin in preschool around the age of 4 or 5. Education is essential to the growth and development of a nation, and there is always a need for more educators. A career in education will not only benefit your own life, but the lives of all the students you encounter in your career.

A Real Father's Love

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The much-loved FATHER – Stratis Evangelinelis – of my dear friend and host here in Athens – Christos Evangelinelis died this week after several dignified weeks in which he had the grace and good-will to say "good-bye" to his family, long-time friends, and former students and colleagues. 

Flying Into Canada? Three Things You Need To Know

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Visiting a new country can be truly exciting. This is especially true if you are visiting for the first time. With amazing cultures, bustling cities, scenic national parks, and tasty cuisine, it really is no surprise that more and more travelers are opting to fly into Canada.

Oh No! All You Need to Know about Food Poisoning During Travel

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We’ve all been there (if you haven’t, then you’re very lucky). It strikes when you least expect it – and if you’re traveling, it ruins your journey. Whether you’ve had food poisoning on holiday or at home, it’s unpleasant – to say the least. No need to regale with tales.

Living the Questions: Music for the Journey

by Kerry Dexter / Jul 17, 2018 /
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Living the questions: that's a philosophical concept – or at least, suggestion – which shows up in many ways people have tried to understand life across the centuries. Music is, or can be, a part of living with and through questions, both as companion and as source of ideas.

Often, in this series of stories, the idea of questions has come up. As unexpected changes continue in the world's political and social spheres, here are four more songs which have good questions at their heart.