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Plovdiv, Bulgaria: Ancient city on the rise

by Nate Cairney contributing writer It is rare — and kind of awesome — to be in the presence of something truly ancient like the Egyptian pyramids or millennia-old yew trees in random rural Scottish churchyards. It is rarer still to be somewhere that has been continuously inhabited for more […]

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Trier to Koblenz: Eco biking adventure

Trier to Koblenz: Eco biking adventure

by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer Eco adventures are the combination of adventurous activities with environmentally responsible awareness. Destinations and activities vary widely and can be anything from floating on a raging river in South Africa to soaring through the tree canopy in the Ozarks! One thing all eco adventures have […]

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Northern Wales: small place, big adventure.

by Nate Cairney contributing writer Let’s begin in the ivy-shrouded tea room at river’s edge. Located near one end of the ancient stone bridge that spans the river from the valley village of Llanwrst, it looks like a hobbit house or something from a fairy tale. But this place — […]

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Hiking & backpacking in Switzerland

Hiking & backpacking in Switzerland

by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer Backpacking during spring and summer breaks is a great way to experience Europe on a budget for many students around the world. Staying at hostels or campgrounds with the ability to prepare your own meals versus expensive hotels allows you to cut down on major […]

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Skydiving

Skydiving

by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer With all of the bucket list things to do in our lives skydiving is rated amongst the top 10. Many reasons include the adrenaline rush, adventure, a dare, bragging rights or to be like the Jones.’ However, when reality sets in many people opt out […]

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Celebrate Easter – the German Way

Celebrate Easter – the German Way

by Amanda Hayward contributing writer Egg painting, festivals, bonfires, Easter games and feasts all partially sum up a traditional German Easter weekend. Many Easter traditions first began in Germany, and to this day, Easter is one of Germany’s most celebrated holidays. In fact, the first chocolate Easter bunny was made […]

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National Prayer Breakfast

National Prayer Breakfast

   

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Resiliency personified

Resiliency personified

by Airman 1st Class Kristof J. Rixmann 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Retired Staff Sgt. Jason Morgan shared his uplifting story with active-duty servicemembers on Ramstein Air Base, April 3. Morgan was the guest speaker during a resiliency event organized by U.S. Air Force Col. John P. Zapata, 86th Mission […]

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Earth Day 2019 — Time to think about our mother Earth

Earth Day 2019 — Time to think about our mother Earth

Courtesy of 86th Civil Engineer Squadron Every year Earth Day campaigners call for events with an annual theme. In the U.S., the 2019 Earth Day theme is “Protect our species.” The millions of species that we know and love and many more that we still have not discovered are nature’s […]

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Military nursing exchange brings together 23 partner nations

Military nursing exchange brings together 23 partner nations

Story and photos by Tech. Sgt. Jessica Hines U.S. Air Forces Europe-Air Forces Africa Public Affairs Representatives from 23 countries around Europe and Africa gathered at Ramstein Air Base, this week to share and collaborate during the 2019 European African Military Nursing Exchange. The four-day event brought together nurses and […]

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