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A Monument To Love – The Taj Mahal

A Monument To Love – The Taj Mahal

Anitha Aravind February 24, 2014

A dashing brave King, a gorgeous Queen, a touching love story; all of these would have gone down in the annals of history books and forgotten had it not been for the dazzling monument

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The Sochi Sanitorium

The Sochi Sanitorium

Kirsty Kay February 24, 2014

 The Sochi Sanitorium: Regimented Relaxation or Resort? Although becoming known around the world as the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics, most people are not aware that Sochi has a much longer relationship

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Soviet War Memorial, Treptower Park, Berlin

Soviet War Memorial, Treptower Park, Berlin

Luci Westphal February 8, 2014

The Soviet World War Two Memorial in Treptower Park (Советский мемориал войны) Berlin is quite monumental – large in scale and meaning. The “Sowjetisches Ehrenmal in Treptow” was conceived by a collective of Russian

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Warming up the Winter: Festivals on the British Isles Pt.2

Warming up the Winter: Festivals on the British Isles Pt.2

Kirsty Kay January 28, 2014

England’s Haxey Hood The Haxey Hood is an annual festival that takes place on the 6th January in the village of Haxey, North Lincolnshire, England. It can best be described as a kind of

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Warming up the Winter: Festivals in the British Isles Pt.1

Warming up the Winter: Festivals in the British Isles Pt.1

Kirsty Kay January 10, 2014

With the holidays over and seemingly nothing much to look forward to until spring, you might not think the British Isles would be the best destination in January. But these small islands in the

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Tijuana: A Modern Cultural Mecca

Tijuana: A Modern Cultural Mecca

Luis Antonio Miguel December 19, 2013

The bustling border city many locals affectionately refer to as Tijuas or Tijuana is traditionally notorious for violence, drug trafficking and poverty. These elements, coupled with historic international influences and a hopeful vision inspired by

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Looking to the Past: Day of the Dead in Latin America

Looking to the Past: Day of the Dead in Latin America

Luis Antonio Miguel October 27, 2013

One of the characteristic traits of Latin American culture is the general attitude toward death and the deceased. Spanish-speaking people hold deep reverence for their progenitors. This profound respect for dead loved ones and

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The Gurukula System Of Education In Ancient India

The Gurukula System Of Education In Ancient India

Anitha Aravind October 14, 2013

Ancient India was known for its wealth of culture and knowledge; this knowledge was spread through centres of learning called “Gurukuls.” While even today, there are many schools that include the word “Gurukul” to

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Education After Communism – Memories of School in a Changing World

Education After Communism – Memories of School in a Changing World

Kirsty Kay October 5, 2013

Childhood and school years can be a strange time:  carefree and full of fun, but also a lot to learn about the adult world around you. School is supposed to teach you how to

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History Today: Mysteries of the Great Serpent Mound

History Today: Mysteries of the Great Serpent Mound

Angela Higbee October 3, 2013

The Great Serpent Mound is an ancient Native American effigy mound located on a cliff at the edge of a cryptoexplosion crater structure in Southern Ohio. Many mysteries surround the structure, and it is

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