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The Edinburgh Fringe Festival draws an assortment of eclectic performers and audiences.
This country in the Middle East has more diversity than many would suspect,
The magic cities of Italy will enhance your life.
The Kingdom of Cambodia is about as "different" as you are going to find on the plantet.
If the taxi drivers don't know where it is, then it is truly a secret.
This lodge in Llongwe, Malawi is a birders paradice.
Getting to Cuba from Cambodia was easy, going on to Colombia wasn't.
No matter your tipple of choice, you will find it and moare in San Telmo.
A delightful bar in Medellin that oozes character. And is tourist free.
Allah yusallmak is an essential Arabic phrase and one that will put you on good terms with Muslim people the world over.
Discover the magic of the Greek islands.
When in Lima, avoid Miraflores and head for Surco
No matter which country you come from --Australia, Canada, or the UK -- there is something on the menu from "home" for everyone.
The food here is world-class and not to be missed.
Asian Spice Cafe in Phnom Penh is run by an extended family that includes cousins and aunties. Great food.
This non-descript food stall on a side street in Phnom Penh offers noodles to drool for.
Anuva offers wine tastings that include the best to be found in Argentina.
To dine at the "puerto cerrada" -- closed door -- restaurants in Buenos Aires you have to be in the know.
Spanish food in Cambodia? Yes, Chef Joaquiin brought the recipes with him from Madrid.
The Ngon -- which means "delicious" -- may be the first chain restaurant in South East Asia.
One of the must-visit Cafe Notables in central Buenos Aires.
Visit this cleaver-wielding restaurant in Phnom Penh where the food will be made in front of you.
Eat your way through Italy, bite by bite.
The waiters in this restaurant are blind. And so are you when when drop the drape to block out all the light.
Even with the internet, tablets. and smart phones, worksheets are valuable in the ESL classroom.
When learning a language, students have to start at the beginning.
ESL teachers have to be able to respond to student needs, interests, and levels.
ESL teachers can develop their creativity for more interactive lessons.
Thanks to the Battle of Hastings, there are actually many common words in French and English that will help you teach.
English has more words than any other language, which can make it a challenge.
Study the hotel specific words and phrases for the various departments to help students do their jobs.
Teaching overseas requires an ESL certificate.
Ana Uribe is an artist who lives in Lima. She works with the Bagetts restaurants and designs everything from the furniture to the menu covers.
Spending time in a Cambodian prison for a crime he claims he didn't commit was hell for Mohammed Taylor Blake.
Unless volunteers have specific skills - teachers, medical people, carpenters -- they are more of a hindrance than a help.
For the true story of Somaly Mam, ask her ex-husband who "created" her.
Foreigners often visit orphanages, make donations, and take photos. They are not doing any good for the children, as orphanages are big business.
Dr. Mu is the best-known female politician in Cambodia. She continues her work as an activist.
Being a drug mule in South East Asia is dangerous. There is a political crack-down and more and ending up in jail or being executed.
Claude Lavalle came to Cambodia to tune pianos for $40 an hour. A Yamaha C5 Grand Piano was purchased in his honor when he died.
Sex-pats -- older western men who date or marry young Asian women -- get a lot of bad press. But they also contribute to the Cambodian economy.
Who said only men are sex tourists?
Another word for trafficking is "slavery."
On Street 108 in Phnom Penh, the families live under trees. No furniture, no where to cook, no toilet.
Joege Uribe is a well-known artist in Medellin. I ended up being his model.
Because of visa regulations I went to live in Lima for a few months. When I returned to Medellin, it was a home-coming.
When Nick-the-tuk-tuk driver's daughters wanted to go to a better school, it was time for the "collective we" to make it happen.
Instead of looking at the wedding registry, I give the money I would have spent on a gift to the street people.
People in Phnom Penh scavaging through the garbge to survive
When I moved to Loja, Ecuador I was the only foreigner aroung. Then when I moved into a downtown apartment and really got to mix with the locals.