Solar Eclipse Kaleidoscope style

June 3rd, 2012

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Our inveterate travel friend, Shauna Hoffman, recently captured the solar eclipse through the trees next to her house which created a kaleidoscope of reflections. We hope she will continue to share her ideas, travels and videos with us on our site! As we waited wondering how we could see the eclipse through a pinhole reflection, … Continued

The Learning Curve  What is Integrated Learning? Why Are American Students Behind Other Nations in Science Education, and What can Be Done About it? Lisa Niver Rajna is an honest-to-goodness science teacher working in the trenches at K-6. Lisa’s success is evident in the following: One of her students WON an international award with OXFAM … Continued

Carla Skog lives in Texas but is a native of Edmonton Alberta, Canada. She has spent time in the Caribbean, Ireland, Philippines and Singapore. In the future, Carla hopes to visit new and exciting destinations. She offered to share one of her favorite destinations here with us: I am surprised how easily I fell in … Continued

Lindos, on the Island of Rhodos in the Aegean Sea, is by far one of my favorite ocean travel destinations. The ruins are captivating, as are the stories of island’s the ancient cities. I love to wander among the fallen columns and flowered landscapes, to search for clues to understand what happened so many years … Continued

We invited Lisa Porter to share about this new pet travel phenomenon. George and I were shocked at a hotel when nearly everyone was there with their dog! We are seeing more and more pets on planes and in restaurants. Lisa Porter, founder and CEO of Pet Hotels of America,  is an advocate of traveling … Continued

by Tara Blair As the largest city on the Hawaiian Islands, Honolulu will provide the ideal tropical holiday. The city is the heart of Hawaii’s government, business and transportation. In fact, the city claims an estimated one million residents. Waikiki Beach With its history of being one of the most famous beaches in the world, … Continued

David Thompson is an incredible intrepid traveler, writer and friend. He has definitely taken us under his wing and helped us with our travels, our website and our events. We are thrilled to be able to share his recent travels to Palau with you. The word “paradise” is truly defined by Palau’s northern most state … Continued

Hello from Lisa! I wanted to share some articles I have published recently on other sites. Read Breaking Stalin’s Nose, a great book for students about culture and standing up for what you believe in by Russian Jewish author, Eugene Yelchin and my first article in PRINT for the Jewish Journal. Science and Brain Research: … Continued

We asked Tara Blair to share her top 5 tips for Sydney! Tara writes for a number of leading websites and online news sources covering business, finance, her holiday experiences and other topics that are close to her heart. Enjoy her tips! 5 Tips for Sydney Travellers Sydney is located on the central coast of … Continued

An annular solar eclipse can be seen this weekend on Sunday, May 20, 2012. CAUTION– Do not look directly at a solar eclipse without a proper filter! Annular eclipses can be dangerous to your eyes. Because the solar eclipse will block out most of the sun, a spectacular “ring of fire”  will be seen in … Continued