Your First Day in Barcelona

9 a.m. 82 degrees with clear skies & a UV Index of 9. Beach day? I think so! My first full twenty-four hours in the Catalan capital & it is a sunshine filled day. I decide to head straight for La Barceloneta to enjoy my morning soaking in those Mediterranean rays. Luckily, there is a […]

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6 Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Tourist In Any City

The moment you step off of the plane or bus and into a brand new city, it is easy to be overcome with emotions. You’re happy to finally be there, but you’re also probably tired, confused, nervous and excited all at the same time. You’re surrounded by people in their normal, every day lives, but […]

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Would You Rather: Landmark Edition

A Viking History of Iceland

Iceland is a country with a rich literary history, going all the way back to the poetic eddas that were written in the Medieval Ages.  Important texts from around this time include Landnámabók (“Book of Settlements”), which describes in detail how the Norsemen settled in Iceland between the 9th and 11th centuries.  Although historians initially […]

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How To Have An Awesome Vacation On A Teacher’s Budget

Everyone knows that teachers don’t do what they do for the money. They don’t get into the teaching profession to make the big bucks; they do it to make big differences in the lives of their students. But all this world changing, lesson planning, test grading, parent meeting and classroom managing can drive any teacher […]

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