Dr. Jessica Voigts

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Where can you find poutine AND fine wine? On a Quebec City food tour, of course!

Where can you find poutine AND fine wine? On a Quebec City food tour, of course! We're reviewing two of the most popular options - as well as giving …

Quebec City

Eight Surprising Delights Around Canada's Bay of Fundy

One of the <b>Seven Wonders of North America</b>, the Bay of Fundy is, obviously, a treasure. It's located between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, and has <b>the</b> …

National Parks

Living the Questions: Music for the Journey

Categories: Best OfStoriesImage: <b>Living the questions</b>: that's a philosophical concept – or at least, suggestion – which shows up in many ways people …

Oh No! All You Need to Know about Food Poisoning During Travel

We’ve all been there <i>(if you haven’t, then you’re very lucky)</i>. It strikes when you least expect it – and if you’re traveling, it ruins your journey. …

An Easy Guide to Understanding VAT: Understanding Taxes in London

In one of my past blogs called A Quick Guide on Spending Money in London, I discussed the coins, notes, exchange rate, debit/credit cards, and ATMs …

Through the eyes of an educator: What if the classroom had no walls?

It’s officially summer in the northern hemisphere. Days of beach frolicking, no alarm clocks, park picnics, and RV tours are met with nights spent …

Walk with Zeus: Exploring History in Crete

Categories: Best OfTop 10Image: The<b> birthplace of Zeus,</b> the home of the <b>Minotaur,</b> Daedalus’ labyrinth (and Ariadne’s clue), the launching place of …

An Architectural Tour of Portugal

Categories: Best OfTravelingTransportationImage: Any visitor to <b>Portugal</b> will tell you that the architecture is a must-see. While you’re there, why …

Why The Festivals and Food in Stuttgart Are Worth The Visit Alone

Stuttgart is a multicultural hub in the south of Germany and with around 180 nationalities living in this vibrant city, there is no shortage of …

Travel Back in Time at Schloss Sigmaringen

Categories: Best OfTravelingBody: Perched atop a steep cliff, nestled in between the town of Sigmaringen and the Danube River, <b>Schloss Sigmaringen</b> …

30 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Michigan Right Now

en_US<p>article<p>From the golden shores of Saugatuck to the rocky cliffs of Lake Superior, Michigan holds some of the most pristine and untouched beauty …

Exploring Michigan's Upper Peninsula | Campfires & Concierges

I may give the Midwest a hard time, especially since I’ve been trying to escape ever since I landed back here in 2006, but there are some hidden gems …

The Complete Traveler's Guide to Carmel, IN

Thank you so much to Visit Hamilton County for bringing me and my husband to Carmel and sponsoring our stay! As always, all opinions are my own.<p>We …

The Play is the Star: Best Tips for Seeing Theatre in London

Categories: Best OfTravelingBody: I will never forget the summer of '94. Working in <b>London</b> as the MSU Summer London Study Abroad Director, I packed as …

Who is the modern-day Pilgrim?

With the impending storm approaching quickly along these early stages of the Camino, Authentic Journeys' owner captured this magnificent image. …

Foodie Finds: The Best Beer in Prague

Categories: Best OfTravelingImage: I had visited <b>Prague</b> in 1991 and been sent to fill an empty jug with beer from <b>the best brewery in Prague</b>. I …

Through the Eyes of an Educator: In Search of Adventure

Categories: Best OfStoriesImage: Every day, students show up to learn. Whether they’re five years old in a traditional classroom or fifteen in a home …

Top Ten Tips for Integrating Buy Nothing Day into your Travels

Categories: Best OfTop 10Image: Have you heard of <b>Buy Nothing Day</b>? It's a day celebrated worldwide to protest consumerism. Here in the US, it's …

Do You Need An Esta Visa When Traveling To The US?

ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) is a not so well-known automated system that was built to determine eligibility for people …

Artist of the Month: Jan Clizer

Categories: ArtisansArtisan of the monthImage: I knew at first glance that our featured artist, <b>Jan Clizer</b>, truly understands how to share the essence …

An Unexpected Chocolate Haven: Erie, Pennsylvania

Categories: Best OfTravelingFoodRestaurant reviewsImage: When it comes to storied chocolate towns in<b> Pennsylvania</b>, most people probably point out …

Expert shares Top 5 Tips to Avoid the Crowds in National Parks

Categories: Best OfTravelingImage: <b>Memorial Day Weekend</b> starts the begining of summer - and all the attendant travel plans! Our own <b>national parks</b> are …

Lillie Cosplays: Sharing Cosplay Culture at PechaKucha Kalamazoo

Categories: Best OfStoriesImage: On Thursday, April 26th, 2018, I spoke at one of my favorite places, talking about one of my favorite things, in my …

What is a Tasting Menu? See Beautiful Food Photos of one in Portland, Maine!

What is a Tasting Menu? Why, it’s a combination of art, theater, and incredible food! Over the course of many courses, a restaurant’s star chef …

Flavors

#StudyAbroadBecause there was nowhere to go but everywhere!

Categories: Best OfStoriesBody: <b>Xiaotong (Elaine) Jiang</b> was born in Jiangsu, China. She moved to Pittsburgh in June 2017. She lived in New York for …

Study Skills

#StudyAbroadBecause it challenges you in the best possible way

Categories: Best OfStoriesBody: Raised on the east coast, <b>Julia Gagosian</b> grew up 15 minutes outside of Boston in the small suburban town of Wellesley, …

College & University

#StudyAbroadBecause you can never be done learning new things!

Categories: Best OfStoriesBody: <b>Clare Miller</b> is a sophomore student from Philadelphia studying at the <b>University of Pittsburgh</b>, pursuing a double major …

Education

Through the Eyes of an Educator: The Intersection of Home and Travel

Categories: Best OfTravelingImage: As travelers, we go to many different lands. We cross bridges, we break bread with strangers, we learn languages, …

Travel

Why study abroad: how to help your teen travel

As my children grow and become more experienced travelers, I’ve been thinking and writing more often about teen travel and study abroad experiences. …