Three Writers: Spring Break Trip to London (March 2016)

Following Three Writers is an educational trip to England for middle school and high school students focused on British literature, theater and three of the most famous English writers: William Shakespeare, J.K. Rowling and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Few countries can lay claim to as many great writers as England, home to some of history’s most renowned scribes. Strolling around the capital, we will look … Continue reading Three Writers: Spring Break Trip to London (March 2016)

Educational Trip to Iceland: Government & Culture

Iceland is famous for its quirky culture, long summer days, geothermal activity, and breath-taking natural scenery. Its relative isolation from the rest of the world and proximity to the Arctic Circle make it a perfect place for investigating the unique environmental microclimates, political structure, and weird culture. Follow my blog with Bloglovin    During this faculty led trip abroad, we will learn about the social, … Continue reading Educational Trip to Iceland: Government & Culture

Poland as Our Classroom: Study Tour with UMass Boston

Comparative Study Tour: Focus on Inclusive Policies, Practices, and Education Reforms in Poland Lublin, Kraków and Warsaw, Poland Follow my blog with Bloglovin Colibri Boston, in collaboration with University of Massachusetts Boston and John Paul II University in Lublin, Poland is pleased to announce the following faculty-led trip for study abroad. Dates: March 12-20, 2016.   Program Highlights Participate in a comparative professional issues seminar with students and faculty … Continue reading Poland as Our Classroom: Study Tour with UMass Boston

6 Reasons Romania is Magical: Travel Beyond Legend & Fable

Beyond legends of vampires and gypsies, Romania is a magical land vastly underestimated by many. Follow my blog with Bloglovin From the untouched Transylvanian countryside and the beautiful mountain scenery in the Carpathian Mountains, the wooden churches and painted monasteries of Maramureș, the medieval towns of Brasov, Sibiu and Sighișoara, to the Danube Delta’s abundance of birds and wildlife, and the magnetic buzz of the … Continue reading 6 Reasons Romania is Magical: Travel Beyond Legend & Fable

10 Things to Buy When Visiting Japan

When traveling abroad, do you ever get the feeling all souvenirs come from the same source and can easily be purchased in the U.S. or online? Follow my blog with Bloglovin That surely isn’t the case in Japan. Known for their sleek design and detail, Japanese high quality products are much easier to find in Japan. And to give Japan a real celebrity endorsement, it … Continue reading 10 Things to Buy When Visiting Japan

Korean Proverbs, Idioms & Slang

Continuing with the Korean theme in preparation for our September trip to Seoul, we have compiled a list of endearing proverbs, popular words and idioms below. Which one is your favorite?     Korean Word: 귀여운 (guiyuhwoon) Translation: Cute Usage: The term “cute” is a very useful word to know when visiting South Korea, as you will find yourself using it a lot to describe the … Continue reading Korean Proverbs, Idioms & Slang