The Top 3 Pilgrimages for the Modern-Day Traveler

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Pilgrimages are a great way to discover more about a particular country. They often involve traveling specific journeys to religious destinations. In the case of a pilgrimage, the journey really is as important as the destination itself, if not more so, as you’ll likely be traveling the same route to a holy site that a […]

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Traveling Safe in Today’s World

Traveling broadens the horizons of anyone brave enough to take the leap. As Mark Twain said, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” In today’s political climate, young people can benefit from the experiences gained while abroad more than ever. Other than opening your mind to new ideas and beliefs, believe or not, scientific […]

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Morocco, a Trip Back in Time

  From ancient medinas to camel treks in the Sahara Desert, this lively and cultured country offers a variety of exciting things to do. My first time here on the African continent and I chose the nation of Morocco. Rich with history, culture, and various landscapes, Morocco is a lovely entryway into the rest of […]

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The Floating City: A Day Spent In Venice

It’s the first day of spring break, it’s a bit cloudy with light showers, temperature a bit on the chilly side, & I am in Venice! You know the place with the gondolas, the pretty glass, the city that floats on water? Yup, that’s the one. The beginning of an eight-day-long journey throughout Italy and […]

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Iceland: The Perfect Blend of Education and The Environment

Not many students can say they’ve explored the ancient land of Vikings, kayaked through glacial lagoons or had an opportunity to learn more about climate change and sustainability in a place where it’s all happening. For students with an interest in environmental changes and geology, there’s only one place that can give them a once […]

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