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hidden gems of ireland

Ireland’s Top 5 Hidden Gems

If you are lucky enough to visit Ireland, you will be surrounded by hidden gems in “the land of a thousand welcomes.” Surrounded by lush greenery and rolling hills, you ...

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6 Perfect Books to Inspire Your Students to Travel

6 Perfect Books to Inspire Your Students to Travel

Travel has endured as a universal theme of literature for thousands of years, from the earliest epic poems to the trendiest current bestsellers. Good travel writing can stir the inner ...

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A Guide to Understanding Spain's linguistic Diversity

A Guide to Understanding Spain’s Linguistic Diversity

When you think of Spain what comes to mind, A bullfight? Paella? Siesta? While these stereotypes are certainly true in some areas, these concepts are just as foreign to some ...

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International Holiday Traditions La Quema Del Diablo

International Holiday Traditions: La Quema Del Diablo [Guatemala]

December is an exciting month full of holiday spirit all over the world: from Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa to St. Lucia Day and Omisoka, there are plenty of reasons to ...

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Nice

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Nice

Or maybe you did! Points for you! Anyways, this one goes out to all my fellow history nerds and adventurers who want to learn some stuff about the nice lil’ ...

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5 Reasons to Include Prague in Your Next European Trip

5 Reasons to Include Prague in Your Next European Trip

Both in terms of its geography and history, the Czech Republic may be seen as the very heart of Europe. Occupied by Celtic and Germanic tribes, the Romans and the ...

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Beijing 5 must eat foods

Beijing: 5 Must Eat Foods

If you’re headed to Beijing, prepare your taste buds for a world of flavor! Traditional Chinese cuisine is out of this world delicious, and here are 5 tasty foods you ...

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6 Tips to Help Navigate a European Street Market

6 Tips to Help Navigate a European Street Market

In Europe, the marketplace is the hub of local life. Not only do you go there to purchase fresh, locally-sourced food at unbeatable prices, it’s also a place to pick ...

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update from Barcelona on the catalan referendum

Update from Barcelona on The Catalan Referendum

Lucy Ryan is an ACIS Tour Manager who lives in Barcelona. The Catalans often speak of their ‘fet diferencial’, their differentiating fact, meaning what distinguishes them from their fellow Spaniards. ...

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Playing with Fire: Catalan Fiestas and the Upcoming Referendum

Torn between getting a great photo and life, we ducked, cameras still held up, as devils with spinning massive sparklers sprinkled us with flames. Dragons and monsters breathed fire and ...

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