Posts tagged "Germany"

Choosing a university for your child: Would you consider an international school with free tuition?

Even before our first son was born, my husband and I started to plan for our children to go to college. Like so many other parents, our dreams for our sons include a future where they can take advantage of any and all available opportunities – and that includes having the best possible education. An... Read more »

Reflecting on the fall of the Berlin Wall - 25 years later from a CTA train station in Chicago

Today, on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, I reflect on its rise and fall from an unlikely spot – a Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) train station. Recently, I learned that a portion of the Berlin Wall is here in Chicago, just inside the Western Ave. CTA train station. Located in Chicago’s Lincoln Square neighborhood,... Read more »

Making the most of a layover in Munich, Germany

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to join my husband in Europe. He was finishing up a week of business travel – and I was anxious to see him, spend time with him, and explore a new destination with him. After looking at potential travel options for us, we decided on Prague – a city... Read more »
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School supplies used by students in different countries around the world

Back to school shopping is big business in the US. It’s not uncommon to see back-to-school supplies pop up on store shelves in July – while everyone is still happily relaxing at the pool or on the beach. It’s just a reminder of what parents need to do before their kids go back to school.... Read more »