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The Top 5 Leadership Qualities in Students Top Colleges Want

The Top 5 Leadership Qualities in Students Top Colleges Want

Top universities can afford to be selective. As the number of college applications steadily rises year after year, applicants have to work harder and harder to distinguish themselves from their ...

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Peter Jones on the Brexit Fallout

Peter Jones on the Brexit Fallout

As a Brit living in the USA and holding a UK passport and a USA passport, I had a unique opportunity to work and travel in 29 countries. That changed. ...

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gallo pinto Recipe of the Week

Gallo Pinto – Recipe of the Week

This week’s recipe takes us to Costa Rica for a staple of ‘Tico’ cuisine: Gallo Pinto. Literally translating from Spanish to “spotted rooster”, the multi-colored mosaic of rice and beans ...

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Group Leader Travel Log Sea Turtle Conservation Project Costa Rica

Group Leader Travel Log: Sea Turtle Conservation Project – Costa Rica

Dene Carter is a Science Teacher from Granbury High School in Granbury, Texas. She traveled with her students to Costa Rica this summer on our Conservación Costa Rica itinerary. She ...

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Educational Travel Services: Why Tour Managers Make All the Difference

Educational Travel Services: Why Tour Managers Make All the Difference

When most first-time group leaders contemplate taking their students abroad, they can be a little wary about taking on so much responsibility: being responsible for a group of teenage kids ...

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greek baklava Recipe of the Week

Greek Baklava – Recipe of the Week

This week’s recipe takes us to Greece for something sweet – Baklava! The origin of this delicious dessert is somewhat of a topic for debate. Some claim it comes from Turkey, some ...

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Educational Travel Services Why Hotel Location is Everything

Educational Travel Services: Why Hotel Location is Everything

As we mentioned in our previous post about 5 Things to Consider When Evaluating Educational Travel Service Providers, staying in a hotel that’s centrally located in the heart of town ...

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Evaluating Educational Travel Services 5 Things to Consider

Evaluating Educational Travel Services: 5 Things to Consider

When evaluating educational travel services, there any many factors to consider when choosing with whom to travel and ultimately who to trust. While certain factors like price and reputation are ...

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Beef Bourguignon Recipe of the Week

Beef Bourguignon – Recipe of the Week

This week’s recipe takes us to the Burgundy Region of France with Beef Bourguignon. This dish is a perfect example of a meal once predominantly consumed by peasants only to evolve ...

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Student Essay 4 Reasons Why Traveling Is So Important

Student Essay: 4 Reasons Why Traveling Is So Important

This article was written by Connor Edward McGrane upon his return from Greece and Italy this spring. He writes about how his trip abroad changed his perspective and helped him ...

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