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Thanksgiving in London

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. Growing up in a Conservative Jewish household, I would come home to a dark house on a street illuminated by Christmas lights. I remember the sting of...

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Crepes, Fromage and Escargot: A Quick Visit to Paris

One of the best parts about living in Europe is the travel perks.  What a simple New York to Washington D.C. or Los Angeles to San Francisco flight would be for east and west coasters was my simple...

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Safe Travels

For most of us, travel doesn't seem dangerous. In fact, it seems kind of glamorous. It's easy to be seduced by the idea of wandering the streets of Dubai, floating in the Dead Sea, or seeing the iconic...

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Driving Around Ireland with my Parents and Grandparents

My grandparents took me and my family to Ireland in summer 2003 and we drove around in a big van for one week. When I was there, I saw all different types...

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Eastern European Travels: Summers Abroad with the Debate Team

Over the last three summers of high school, I traveled to Europe with The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) which sets up debate programs in countries all over the world. Every summer,...

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Traveling with Parents

Traveling with parents is a conundrum. Travel is an escape. Parents??? Usually a lockdown for teens, but the fact of the matter is, traveling with parents is really worth it. Why you...

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Discover Toulouse: “The Other Paris…”

...well, actually there is no other city like Paris. But now that I’ve got your attention, here is a brief spiel about southern France’s secret little treasure that is a great place to visit. And...

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A Bus Tour in Scandinavia

What do you think you get when you combine about 40 senior citizens, a 15-year-old and a tour guide? Well you get a whole vacation full of fun.  When I first arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark...

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My Summer in Sweden

This is the account of 11-year-old Madeleine’s CISV Village summer experience in Bastad, Sweden.  For those who don’t know, Children’s International...

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My Foreign Language School In Spain

Malaga is on the Costa del Sol, in the south of Spain. It's the capital of Andalusia, the province that consists largely of the Southern coast. It has approximately 700,000 people and...

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