New York

Authentic British Food in NYC

By on October 28, 2016

   As an island girl, I love Caribbean food. I love the jerk chicken and the curry shrimp, the salt fish and dumpling and the escovitch fish.  But as a true foodie, I also love exploring food from around the world, food that connects to other countries and their culture. On my quest to finding […]

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Connecticut Activities for Children

By on October 17, 2016

  Connecticut may not seem like the ideal place to vacation, but as someone who has lived here for almost 15 years, I can say there’s lots to do, especially for young children.  As a preschool teacher and program director we often planned several trips per year for our students and their families.  Some of […]

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Sweden

The Nobel Museum-Gamla Stan

By on October 13, 2016

  There’s been several Nobel winners over the past month that have received recognition for physics, peace and literature. The most shocking came today with Bob Dylan being awarded the Nobel prize in literature for his great poetic song writing ability. The Nobel Museum is located in Stockholm, Sweden, Gamla Stan to be exact and […]

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Thai Curry Chickpeas with Basmati Rice

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Print Recipe Thai Curry Chickpeas with Basmati Rice Vegetarian Thai curry dish with spices from the East served with rice Course Main Dish Cuisine Indian Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Servings People Ingredients 15.5 Ounces Chickpeas13.5 Ounces Thai Coconut Milk4 Tablespoons Curry Powder2 Tablespoons Turmeric Powder1/2 Cup Chopped Shallots2 Tablespoons Jalapeno1/4 Tablespoon […]

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Blueberry Coconut Scones

By on October 12, 2016

Print Recipe Blueberry Coconut Scones Delicious vegan blueberry coconut scones that are dairy, soy, egg and gluten free. Course Breakfast Cuisine British, Vegan Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Servings people Ingredients 3 Cups Gluten Free Flour1 Cup Coconut Milk1/3 Cup Organic Shredded Coconut1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar1/2 Tablespoon Baking Powder1/4 Teaspoon Salt1/2 Teaspoon […]

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Sweden

A Maritime Museum in Stockholm

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  I’m here again to share some more stories about my experiences abroad.  So while in Sweden we visited the Vasa Maritime Museum.  Located in Stockholm, the museum was built around the Vasa ship. There’s a lot of history to this museum and the story of how the ship became a significant part of Swedish […]

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Finland

Sauna! Nordic Style

By on October 10, 2016

  The sauna, what can I say! It ain’t for everybody…… Our hotel in Finland along with our hotel in Sweden had sauna’s. Both were styled differently but one thing that didn’t change, naked women and men. I didn’t take my camera into the sauna, that would be inappropriate. So I found some photos that […]

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Finland

Finnish Education System

By on October 6, 2016

  I went to visit a Forrest school. Child care and education in Finland is like nothing I’ve seen before, but aligns with my educational philosophy in every way. Moi, which means “Hi” in Finnish, made me feel pretty awesome everywhere I went in Finland, especially when I visited schools. I learned two Finnish words […]

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Suomenlinna

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     Suomenlinna is an UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s an important part of Finnish history and holds an immense amount of hidden secrets as well. On Suomenlinna, I separated from my group to explore the island at my own pace. There are six museums on the island, but I only visited the military museum, […]

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