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The Best Bookstore in Venice, Italy

[caption id="attachment_15097" align="alignnone" width="640"] Flickr[/caption]  Libreria Acqua Alta Off the mainland and amidst the tourist-filled canals and boat ways of Venice, is one of the more unique bookstores I’ve ever come across. So much of Venice is a crowded tourist filled din – albeit a beautiful one with gelato – that ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

Increase Your Number of Followers

Social media is one of the most effective ways we have been able to connect ourselves to people from parts of the world that are foreign to us. From our homes, we can see the thoughts, daily lives, and cultures of every corner of the globe. Social media has sparked the interests, of billions in the food, gaming, photography, fashion and travel ...

by Staff, Imani Bashir

Brief History of Gelato in Italy and What Flavors to Try

Brief History of Gelato in Italy and What Flavors to Try Source: https://pixabay.com/en/italy-gelato-ice-cream-food-943481/ One cannot be in Italy without having gelato at least once per day – although some of the extremists among us might push for once per meal. While there is as yet no official accord dictating this, it is, in my ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

Too Many Awkward Silences with your Host Family? 5 Tips to Build a Stronger Relationship

Too Many Awkward Silences with your Host Family? 5 Tips to Build a Stronger Relationship   It’s that time in the semester—polite conversations and surface-level discussions are getting old. You may be feeling like living with a host-family was a mistake and wish that you could move in with your friends who are staying in a ...

by Staff, Kristen Smith

Wondering What to Eat While You’re in London?

Wondering What to Eat While You’re In London?   When people think of London, what usually comes to mind? The Tower of London, Big Ben, the British Museum, and Buckingham Palace – generally these are the big landmarks that people would list. But for anyone that thinks more with their stomach – as only the best of us do – their ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

Unusual Museums Worth Your While On a Visit to Prague

Unusual Museums Worth Your While On a Visit to Prague     Prague, like most major cities in Europe, has numerous public museums in both art and history that are worth seeing. The National Museum with its exhibits on natural history and the Technical Museum just for starters! These and many others are rate a trip out if you ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

Best Outsider Art in Prague: The “Magical Cavern”

Best Outsider Art in Prague: The “Magical Cavern” Petrin Hillside Park in central Prague, just west of the river, has a beautiful view of the city from above. It’s is a lovely place to go for a walk when the weather is nice -- there’s a monastery with brewery and library attached, Petrin Tower and the funicular leading to it, and ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

ACT Test Anxiety? Strategies for Keeping Calm In the Face of the Beast

ACT Test Anxiety? Strategies for Keeping Calm In the Face of the Beast Test taking is a skill, and its one you can practice and improve at. A big part of that has to do with your ability to focus, and for many people, your ability to tamp down on those knee bouncing, ear buzzing nerves! Easier said than done, right? But with the right ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

The Best Restaurant in Prague and What to Eat There

The Best Restaurant in Prague and What to Eat There:     Prague is an enormous, bustling metropolis with pockets of history and culture that you can see in the very architecture and shops surrounding you. It’s a city that, as of 2015, contained 1.259 restaurants. So it would be presumptuous to claim that I know the best ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

5 Tips to get your Spanish Immersion Rolling

Just Arrived in Spain? Here are 5 Tips to get your Spanish Immersion Rolling   Is Seville the destination for your Spanish Immersion? Congratulations! You’ve chosen one of the most beautiful regions in Spain. Taking the first steps outside your host family’s home can be tricky, so here are 5 tips to start you off on the right ...

by Staff, Kristen Smith