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Top 5 Digital Marketing Tips for Recruitment Agencies<p>In the world, there are over tens of thousands and thousands of recruitment agencies with at …

These Cities Have the Cheapest Luxury Hotels in the World

Hotels around the world are getting more expensive. According a recent report by the behemoth booking site Hotels.com, the average price for a room …

Hospitality

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …

High School

National Geographic Travel

Two New Google Drive Updates You Should Know About

February 24, 2015<br>Here is a very interesting set of updates added today to Google Docs. These updates are especially helpful for student researchers …

Education Technology

9 Places That Are Surprisingly Cheap This Year

(Photo: Peter Zelei/Getty Images)<p>Call it the year of the bucket list. A strong dollar in destinations around the world is making this an amazing time to go farther and do more for much, much less in 2015. Find great value around the globe -- from usually pricey destinations like Japan and France to …

An Introduction to TPACK for Teachers

Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) is a framework to understand and describe the kinds of knowledge needed by a teacher for …

Education Technology

The 10 Cheapest Places To Stay In Europe

Right now, the euro's value is low, and airfare is primed to fall -- aka we fully intend to make the most of this excellent time for a European vacation.<p>And once we get there, the <i>other</i> great part is that hotel prices are dropping, too. Average room rates in Europe fell nine percent during the last …

Europe

Why You Should Consider Booking a Trip Through BJ's, Costco or Sam's Club

<i>Roderick Eime / Flickr</i><p>If you've ever shopped in a wholesale retail store like Costco, Sam's Club or BJ's Wholesale, you're probably more familiar with their barrels of cheese balls and 2-liter bottles of olive oil than you are with their vacation packages. While these membership-only warehouse …

Travel Industry

The Small Changes I Made to Lose 80 Pounds

<b>The Change</b><br>Around the time of my grandfather's 95th birthday, I was shopping for a dress and couldn't find <i>anything</i> in stores and had to order something online. I was embarrassed.<p>My twin sister and I are very competitive, so when she said she wanted to run a St. Jude marathon, I wanted to join—if she …

9 Things That Make Maui Irresistible (In Photos)

I've been missing Maui a lot lately. Like a lot, lot. From the simplicity of lazing around being a beach bum to the incredible beauty of Hawaii's second largest island, nostalgia is definitely an understatement.<p><b>Beach vacation now, please!</b><p>I started missing Maui so much I began looking at old photos …

Maui

Unplugged Tropical Retreats Where You Can REALLY Escape in 2015

When you've reached the point of needing a true escape, these nine unplugged tropical retreats are just the spots to escape to.<p><i>-- Alex Creange, Oyster.com</i><p><b>Strawberry Hill, Jamaica</b><p>Nestled among the steep, winding hills of Jamaica's Blue Mountain, this former coffee plantation might just be the …

Central America

The Caribbean's Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

Family vacations are meant to be relaxing and enjoyable, but sometimes finding the right hotel, making restaurant reservations, and booking endless activities for the kids can seem more like a chore than a restful getaway. So we here at Oyster took on the impossibly taxing job of traveling to the …

National Parks

How technology has improved quality of education in rural primary schools

Portable smart devices are facilitating the improvement of teachers’ skills and easing the transfer of knowledge to pupils in primary schools in …

Excellent Tools, Apps, and Tips to Create Educational Book Trailers

November 12, 2014<br>There are several ways to use technology to engage students and enhance their literacy skills and one of them is through creating …

7 Tips for Photographing Groups

Whether you’re an amateur or professional photographer, whether you usually photograph people, products, landscapes or insects, the time will come …

19 Reasons Kenya Needs to Be Higher on Your Bucket List

There are few places in the world that have the incredibly varying landscapes that Kenya has, which is what makes this small, yet breathtaking country such a magical place to visit. The range in temperatures, habitats and geography are the reason this country is home to so many different species of …

Wildlife

39 Things You Should Do In The US This Summer

From finding the best private swimming holes to partying at summer festivals like Burning Man, here are the best things to do in the U.S. this summer.<p><i>Did we miss one of your favorite things to do in the U.S. in the summer? Add it in the comments!</i>

National Parks

A 'Little Summer' in Costa Rica

<i>(Photo Credit: Hilary Solan)</i><p>Having worked at Travelzoo long enough, it had been drilled into me that <b>Costa Rica</b>'s dry season runs the months between Christmas and Easter and is considered by many the optimal time to visit the ecologically diverse country. But after talking to enough colleagues who …

Costa Rica

10 Luxury Islands That Are Surprisingly Affordable

We've never had such a good excuse to ditch the real world.<p>We always thought our living-on-an-island dreams would stay forever plunked on a Pinterest board, but now, there's reason to believe that actually living on a luxury island is totally possible.<p>The folks at Samujana Retreats and Residences …

What Are the Newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites?

<i>A:</i><p>On June 22, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) named the Okavango Delta in Botswana the 1,000th site on its World Heritage List. The list spotlights the world's most important natural wonders and cultural sites, and the Okavango Delta certainly fits the …

Native Americans

The Ultimate Guide To Getting Out Of The French Quarter

Known for delicious beignets, soulful tunes and lavish parades, New Orleans certainly lives up to its reputation. With bars open from morning till noon, the party literally never stops.<p>But don’t forget, there is so much more to this incredible city than just the French Quarter. The Big Easy is a …

6 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

Reduce your impact on the planet, support local economies, and protect wildlife.<p>The United Nations designated 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development—an opportunity to raise global awareness about how responsible tourism can act as a vehicle for positive change.<p>The three …

These National Park Hotels Are as Pretty as the Parks They're In

<i>by Kristin Conard, CNTraveler.com</i><p>In 1864, with Abe Lincoln's endorsement of the Yosemite Grant, one of the nation's first protected public spaces was established -- and the groundwork was laid for more U.S. national parks. But did you know that many of these American treasures also have luxe …

National Parks

Emirates Touts New Flight Amenities For Dallas-Dubai Route

It will be a little more than four months before Emirates Airline begins flying its huge Airbus A380 to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, but the Middle …

Rio De Janeiro

4 quick fixes for your foreign language learning confidence

All your hard work and dedication builds to that one moment: your first conversation in a new foreign language. Yet, the second you open your mouth …

Sicily at a Glance

In the middle of the Mediterranean, there is a lush utopia of chaos and charm that I like to call my secret escape. Realistically, it is too large to be a secret, and much too larger than life for you not to know about it with its active volcano, hard-earned reputation for independence and almost …

Italy

The best countries for food

Food and travel go together like planes and airports. No matter where you go you'll have little trouble finding at least one culinary experience that will help you understand the local culture. In some countries the food is <i>the</i> highlight, drawing many a foodie to its borders, like a moth to a flame. …

Spices

3 Charming and Affordable European Cities You Haven't Visited Yet

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello Budget Travel.</i><p><b>BIRMINGHAM, U.K.: A foodie destination in England's heartland</b><p>Anybody visiting a city from which both J.R.R. Tolkien and Ozzy Osbourne sprang should be prepared for a dose of cognitive dissonance, and Birmingham (or …

European Travel