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Foundation for Intercultural Travel

Due to the large volume of expressed interest in the Foundation for Intercultural Travel, we are posting more details on this exciting opportunity for you to

Foundation for Intercultural Travel

WHAT IS FOUNDATION FOR INTERCULTURAL TRAVEL? Since 1988, the founders of Foundation for Intercultural Travel (F.I.T.) have worked side by side with some of the largest, and some of the best exchange student programs in the industry. In 1996 Foundation…
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Cosmopolitan

Ingredients: 1 oz. Vodka 0.667 oz. Triple Sec fill With Cranberry juice Instructions: Mix one oz. Absolut, 2/3 oz. Triple Sec, mix in a shaker with cranberry juice. Serve in a chilled martini glass, straight up.

Sporting with Grandchildren

Out bicycling one day with my eight-year-old granddaughter, Carolyn, I got a little wistful. “In ten years,” I said, “you’ll want to be with your friends and you won’t go walking, biking, and swimming with me like you do now.”…
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Deadly Rip Tides

In Florida we are all used to hearing about rip tides or rip currents along our beaches. Unfortunately, they are not as aware of these in the northern states and several swimmers drowned this weekend due to

And Al Gore Won!

May 12 marked the death of a 98-year-old lady named Irena who served as a plumbing and sewer specialist in a Warsaw ghetto during WWII. Irena was German, so she knew the Nazis’ plans for the Jews and smuggled infants

Southern Potato Salad

INGREDIENTS 4 potatoes 4 eggs 1/2 stalk celery, chopped 1/4 cup sweet relish 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons prepared mustard 1/2 cup mayonnaise salt and pepper to taste DIRECTIONS Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil….
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Island First Aid Tips

Alligators – Do NOT go near alligators. They run very fast. Do NOT feed or tease! Bee Stings – Apply a baking soda paste and ice. If allergic, seek medical help. Crab Bites – Rinse well, disinfect, and apply antibiotic…
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City Boat Ramp

The city is having a hard time deciding what to do with the boat ramp at the foot of Ash Street. There is only one free

Jolly Roger

Jolly Roger 2 ounces Dark Rum 1 ounce Orange Juice 1/4 ounce Grenadina Dash of Bitters Shake with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

No Back to School Tax Break

If you were waiting for the ten day sales tax holiday to shop for school and hurricane supplies, forget it. Florida lawmakers have chopped the popular event that saved consumers a whopping $41 million during the 2007 tax holiday. Almost…
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Ameliaman

On Saturday, October 4th, 2008, Gatorade, Open Road Bicycles and Hammer Nutrition are sponsoring the 1st triathlon to be held on Amelia Island. The Atlantic Coast Triathlon will feature