Sara Caramaschi

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On a Grand Tour

<i>"We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are."</i>- Anais Nin<p>An etymology of sightseeing: "the activity of going out looking at things; tourism." Tourism itself, from the French word <i>tour</i>: a circular itinerary that leads back to the point of origin: home.<p>Had I been an eccentric European …

Italy

10 Must-Have Books for 2-Year-Olds

Two-year-olds aren’t terrible. In fact, they’re pretty awesome — especially when they have a book pressed between their chubby little hands. Some of …

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

The Brain

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Science Says, This One Habit Helps You Make Smarter Decisions

15-35% better decision outcomes, more creative problem solving, and persistence are all benefits of this approach<p>It's impressive how many ways we study decision making. I searched Amazon today for books on decision making: over 90,000 results. The top one is <i>The Decision Book: 50 Models for</i> …

Academic Research

Having Adults As Social Media Friends Is Actually Good For Teens

Prevailing wisdom advises adults to steer clear of befriending teens on social media sites for several reasons:<p>For one, the teens -- especially if they are your own -- don't really want you following them around on Snapchat. But there is also this: Cautionary eyebrows get raised about an adult's …

High School

10 Travel Sites That’ll Help You Plan an Unforgettable Vacation

Remember back in January when you promised yourself to travel more this year? Well, it’s officially summer, and there’s no better time to head to the beach or take a family road trip. And while you may not have the ideal vacation length (eight days!) lined up, <i>any</i> amount of time you have to explore …

Travel

The 10 Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Spain

Spain has more than 1,000 miles of Mediterranean coastline (just for starters), a mix of ancient port cities and resort towns that draw the European aristocracy. But true beauty isn't confined to seaside landscapes—the food of San Sebastián, the art of Málaga, the marbled walkways of Alicante make …

European Travel

You Can Now Swing Over This Deadly Hawaiian Hiking Trail

Oahu’s Haiku Stairs are known to provide one of the most beautiful views in Hawaii — and one of the most dangerous.<p>The "Stairway to Heaven" hiking …

Trails

Hit estive, ecco le canzoni in gara per il titolo di tormentone 2016

Chiamateli <b>tormenton</b><b>i</b>, chiamatele <b>hit estive</b>, quello che è certo è che i mesi che vanno da giugno ad agosto hanno ogni anno bisogno della loro …

30 Small Changes to Make You Feel Better About Life

Real talk: You want to be happier, but you don't want to do anything dramatic, like working out twice a day or making five new friends. Instead, we culled 30 realistic life hacks that'll have you smiling in no time.<p><b>Stop Checking Facebook</b><p>According to a study from the University of Michigan, the more …

Why I Love Long Flights

So many people seem to hate flying, especially on long flights. I've seen a lot of articles lately on how to "survive" a long plane ride. And... I feel you. I can see why people would think that way.<p>But I'm over here, like "10 hour flight?? Oh heck yes! Two hour layover?? Don't mind if I do!"<p>Now …

Air Travel

5 Essential Gear Articles for Long-Distance Backpackers - The Trek

<b>Gear</b>. It’s is one of the favorite topics of thru-hikers, backpackers, and general trail enthusiasts. Appalachian Trials is no different, and over the …

5 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Hike More

by Austin Campbell May 17, 2016<p>Get Excited for Hiking with These Outdoor Quotes<p>Are you stuck at work all week daydreaming about weekend adventures? …

4 Ways to Eat Better While Backpacking

We’d pitched our tents on Assateague Island’s sandy shores, gawking at the wild ponies on the horizon and grilling hotdogs over an open flame. As night rolled in from across the Chesapeake Bay, we retired to our sleeping bags.<p>Suddenly I awoke in the middle of the night to shrieks from my friend in …

This Is Your Brain on Nature

When we get closer to nature—be it untouched wilderness or a backyard tree—we do our overstressed brains a favor.<p><b>When you head out</b> to the desert, David Strayer is the kind of man you want behind the wheel. He never texts or talks on the phone while driving. He doesn’t even approve of eating in the …

iPass IELTS writing practice tests

iPass professional feedback<p>Here you can see examples of the professional feedback - oral and written - that we give to our students at iPass …

Adobe Flash

List of Useful Linking Words - learn English,words

Linking words are very important for written and spoken English. Linking words or phrases help you to build a logical argument in your assignment by …

Cohesive Devices

Coherence<p>When sentences, ideas, and details fit together clearly, readers can follow along easily, and the writing is coherent. The ideas tie …

The 5 Golden Secrets Of Hyper-Fast Language Learning (Infographic)

Enjoyed this infographic? Here’s what you can do next:<p>871shares<br>• Share it<p>Want this infographic on your blog or website? Easy, just copy and paste this …

10 Festivals Worth Traveling for in May

Ah, May! Spring flowers blossom, birds chirrup, serpents get thrown in the forest. That's right - Italy's snake festival takes place this month, as do many more of the world's quirkiest festivals. From cheese rolling in the heart of England to grown men climbing a tower of buns in Hong Kong, get …

Festivals

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Gli amici sono un antidolorifico potente come la morfina - Wired

Gli <b>amici</b> ci aiutano ad affrontare i periodi bui, ci sostengono e ci permettono di sopportare meglio il <b>dolore</b>. In quest’ultimo caso, in senso molto …

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

The Brain

14 Lessons Learned Traveling

Over the last few years in particular I've been lucky enough to travel to some pretty amazing locations.<p>Meeting a partner that has the travel bug (and has awoken it in me) means that travel is a priority in our life. The more we do, the more we want to do.<p>Traveling always gives me time to reflect …

Asia Travel

9 of the Best Travel Books

<b>Travel has inspired some of the greatest novels of all time. Here are just some of our favourites.</b><p><b>The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux</b><p>One of the finest travel writers, Theroux's debut novel, published in 1975, recalls his four-month journey from Europe, through the Middle East and into Asia by …

Why Do I Have Orgasmic Needs to Travel And Lessons I've Learned Through Travelling

I am a university student and It's been a start of a new semester this week. In one of the courses teacher asked us to introduce ourselves. I can't think of a person who wouldn't mention travelling as his crucial hobby.<p>What the hell there is with constantly moving from one place to another! Every …

Time I

The Best Time To Buy A Plane Ticket, According To A 2018 Study

Ever wondered if there’s a magic number of days before a flight when tickets are at their cheapest?<p>Science has an answer: 70 days before takeoff is now, on average, when flights within the continental U.S. are at their absolute lowest price. And if you don’t nail 70 days ahead of your trip, you …

Flying

9 Things That Happen When You Carry A Sketchbook With You Nonstop

"Draw everywhere and all the time. An artist is a sketchbook with a person attached," artist Irwin Greenberg said.<p>OK, but what if you're not an artist? Or, at least, not yet. Can you still gain something from incorporating a sketchbook into your everyday life? The answer is yes, yes, a million …

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