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Virtual Field Trip: Ebru Turkish Marble Painting in Istanbul #WidenYourWorld #LoveFromTurkey

Virtual Field Trip: Ebru Turkish Marble Painting in Istanbul #WidenYourWorld #LoveFromTurkey
June 19, 2015 3 Comments »

Painting on water? While it seems almost inconceivable to create a work of art on the surface of water, this is the process of ebru, or Turkish marble painting that may have originated from China’s Tang Dynasty with the earliest ... Read More »

Virtual Field Trip Friday: An Introduction to Mosques in Turkey #WidenYourWorld

Virtual Field Trip Friday: An Introduction to Mosques in Turkey #WidenYourWorld
June 5, 2015 Comments Off on Virtual Field Trip Friday: An Introduction to Mosques in Turkey #WidenYourWorld

As we flew over the water during our descent into Istanbul, I immediately spotted the domed structures and tall minarets of the city’s mosques. Mosques can be found in many cities throughout the world that observe the Islamic faith but their unmistakable ... Read More »

BirkSun Elevate Solar Backpack Provide Smartphones with a 30% Charge for an Hour of Sun

BirkSun Elevate Solar Backpack Provide Smartphones with a 30% Charge for an Hour of Sun
October 17, 2014 2 Comments »

We’ve all had those moments of desperately needing our phones when they’re about to die and searching for an outlet, asking to borrow a charge cable, or hoping that the charge will last just long enough to send that one ... Read More »

7 Ways to Survive Family Travel Without Sedating Your Kids {sponsored}

7 Ways to Survive Family Travel Without Sedating Your Kids {sponsored}
August 5, 2013 2 Comments »

Growing up on the West Coast, it’s pretty common for our family to travel to California to see grandparents, other family members, and friends. At 9 ½ and 7, our kids are pretty travel savvy but when they were younger, ... Read More »