Top 5 Temples and Monuments in South America

Jesica Versichele The Ultimate Cultural Destinations for Adventurous Students Ancient ruins, steamy jungles, rugged plains; nothing says adventure like South America. Every year thousands of students study abroad in South America to practice their Spanish, volunteer and participate in humanitarian initiatives. Of course, a trip to South America wouldn’t be complete without a visit to […]

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Going Green in Cuba!

Dana Silverman Let’s talk about one of my favorite subjects: food! More specifically, let’s talk about Cuban food. A quick Google image search will have you drooling over pictures of braised lamb, chicken with rice, potato balls, and pork sandwiches. Those lucky enough to visit Havana have to stop by an organopónicos farm, where all […]

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What to Expect at a Japanese Tea Ceremony

Dana Silverman If you think a Japanese tea ceremony revolves around the refreshments, think again!  Every moment in a Japanese tea ceremony is significant.  Your host prepares hours before the arrival of guests to demonstrate the necessary refinement during this special gathering.  Participating in a Japanese tea ceremony provides great insight into the nation’s culture […]

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Top 5 Destinations for Architecture Geeks

Dana Silverman Calling all future Frank Lloyd Wrights! Do you marvel at the wrought iron lattice curvature of the Eiffel Tower? Do you view the Egyptian pyramids as masterworks of masonry (as opposed to “giant triangles in the desert”)? If you aspire to be the next great architect, here are five travel destinations that will […]

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48 Hours in Brazil

Dana Silverman Two Days in Rio With lush rainforests, expansive beaches, and stunning mountains, Rio de Janeiro is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  Its exotic topography attracts millions of visitors a year.  However, the second largest city in Brazil is also a vibrant multicultural center, filled with monuments, galleries, shopping districts, […]

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