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Transcendentalists’ New England

GoNOMAD Book Excerpt: A Journey into the Transcendentalists’ New England By Robert Todd Felton This work examines the major figures of the Transcendentalist movement and explores the places that inspired them. Beginning with Transcendentalism’s birth in Boston and Cambridge, the book charts the development of a movement that revolutionized American…

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Amsterdam: More Than Just Stoners and Prostitutes

By Laurie Ellis and Shady Hartshorne When some people think of Amsterdam, they think of a hedonist’s paradise where marijuana and prostitution are legal. Scantily clad women stand in store windows advertising their “wares” and scruffy backpackers from all over the world cram themselves into cheap hotels for the opportunity…


Helsingor, Denmark: Hamlet’s Home Town

By Jennifer Wattam Klit WHERE Copenhagen to Helsingor, also known as “Elsinore” is about 45 kilometers (28 miles) to the north. It has 60,000 inhabitants and is surrounded by The Sound (Oresund) — the stretch of water between Denmark and Sweden. Helsingor is the closest Danish city to Sweden. The…

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Going Dutch: A New Dimension in Travel

By Stephen Hartshorne One of the best ways to get to know someone is to take a trip with them. Many North Americans take trips to exotic destinations and wind up becoming better acquainted with the other North Americans on the trip. Certainly there’s nothing wrong with that; friendship is…

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