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Jessica Voigts
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My latest over at +Dominique King 's site, Midwest Guest - time traveling millions of years back - by visiting the glacial grooves at Kelley's Island, on Lake Erie.
We got a quick glimpse of a few glacial grooves when we visited Gibraltar Island near Put-in-Bay in Ohio's Lake Erie Shores and Islands region. We've yet to visit the nearby Kelley's Island to see the Ohio's Glacial Grooves Memorial,...
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Fantastic story by +Kerry Dexter - with song, of course!
 
Scotland's storyteller in song: Archie Fisher  at +Wandering Educators
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Music from contemporary songwriters, from traditional sources, from his own composing: this is what you will find on Archie Fisher's recording A Silent Song. That is a mix he has been stirring across his career. Now in his mid seventies, Fisher finds that music still draws him on. "It has only occurred to me relatively recently that the incentive to keep doing it is hearing that new song," he says.
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LOVE this street food article by +Barbara Dropout Diaries 
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SUPER useful post about not frying your devices overseas!
 
A Guide to #Electronics #Abroad - great #tips you don't want to leave home without! #studyabroad #london #travel 
Studying abroad is an exciting time, and a lot of preparation is needed in preparing to live in another country for an extended period of time. One small detail that can easily be overlooked is how you plan to power your electronics while you are away from home. This can easily be taken for granted and not thought of until it is too late, aka your first night abroad. Although seemingly simple, you do want to make sure you have a good understandin...
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Very, very important to be prepared. Great article by +Heather Robinette
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Love this from +Lars W - fantastic language learning tips!!
 
Learning a language: 7 great ways to stay motivated via Lars of @wagonersabroad #teentravel
Are you or do you plan on learning a language? If you are, congratulations - you’ve made a great choice… but there is something you should know (if you haven’t figured it out yet). You will lose motivation at times - it will make you want to quit learning the language, but if you power through, the reward will be huge. Apart from knowing another language, studies show you'll be more adept at solving problems and other tasks that are mentally dema...
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Loved the tips from +Lisa Goodmurphy , +Kerry Dexter , +Candice Walsh , +Tim Marks , and more for traveling to Newfoundland!
 
Tips for visiting Newfoundland from +Jessica Voigts of Wandering Educators
Fasten your seatbelts! This summer, we took an Epic Canadian Road Trip, driving from our home in Kalamazoo, Michigan all the way out to St. John’s, Newfoundland (yes, a ferry was involved). Why? Well, I’m the co-founder of Writing Walking Women, and we chose St. John’s as the site of our conference this year – MUCH more on that to come!
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Kerry's got the goods - take a listen!
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Love this - Glasgow is so cool, and we don't explore it enough!
 
Glasgow, Music, and History: City Halls and the Old Fruitmarket, two very different music venues which stand  next to each other in Glasgow's Merchant City area. Have you been?  +PEOPLEMAKEGLASGOW +VisitScotland +Hanneke Cassel +Julie Fowlis
Glasgow's City Halls and Old Fruitmarket: home to music, story, and history in the vibrant Merchant City neighborhood of Scotland's UNESCO City of Music
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Oh, Vietnam - We need to visit! +Sally Thelen on +Barbara Dropout Diaries 's new travel guide to vietnam - Love it!
If you're going to Vietnam, you need a copy of "Vietnam: 100 Unusual Travel Tips." Because I said so.
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A beautiful country!
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Love Star Wars? You'll be looking for Luke in Ireland, then...
 
#starwars fans - visit the Skellig Islands, #Ireland yourself! Here's how. #ForceAwakens
The Ring of Kerry is the most beautiful drive in the world – and also, one that can be crowded, especially with tour buses. Yes, EVERYONE wants to see the Ring of Kerry! But did you know that right off the Ring of Kerry is a 20 mile drive along Ireland’s coast that is JUST as beautiful?
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Love this interview I did with author +Joshua Berman about his new book, travel, and more. Great read, over at +Transitions Abroad 
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Oh, we love the JAG hotel in St. John's, Newfoundland!
http://www.steelehotels.com/article/another-positive-review-for-jag-hotel/
JAG gets another glowing review from an international travel blog.
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    Publisher, 2007 - present
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Wanderer, Mermaid, writer, photographer, slow traveler
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I'm the publisher of http://www.WanderingEducators.com, and http://www.JourneyToScotland.com

I love to explore and share the world. I also founded and direct the Youth Travel Blogging Mentorship Program - best thing I've ever done.

You'll find me on a lake, somewhere in the world.
Education
  • University of Minnesota
    International Education, 1994 - 2007
    PhD in International Education
  • Michigan State University
    Cross-cultural Communication, 1992 - 1994
    MA in Cross-Cultural Communication, with a focus on study abroad
  • Michigan State University
    International Economics, 1987 - 1992
    Cross-disciplinary degree in international economics. Took a year off to go work in Japan, in the middle.