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    Stephanie Torres /  
    Sep 7, 2016 2:00:00 PM
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    Study Abroad: What is Ayurvedic Medicine Like in India?

    Last April, ACHS President Dorene Petersen and I traveled to the beautiful country of India. One of the highlights of my trip was Prajna Kuteera, a center for Ayurveda and yoga outside of Mysore. As we drove through the crowds and dry, dusty...

    Stephanie Torres /  
    Jun 29, 2016 11:49:41 AM
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    Study Abroad India: Traveling to the Marayoor Sandalwood Forest in Kerala, India

    We settle into giddy, tense bursts of laughter as our driver, Thomas, slowly traverses the 27 hairpin turns leading into Munnar. We make jokes about being saved from Bengal Tigers as the next curve reveals a thick banyan tree with roots strong...

    Stephanie Torres /  
    Jun 21, 2016 9:00:00 AM
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    Study Abroad in India: How Silk is Produced

    We wrestle free from the gridlock traffic of Bangalore, and begin down the long road to Mysore. On the way, we stop at one of the many coconut lean-tos, where our lady in her bright-pink sari deftly takes a machete to the tough coconut husk,...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Jan 11, 2016 3:51:21 PM
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    Why Greece Loves Olive Trees and Oil (And You Will, Too!)

    I’ve always been a tree hugger. But I do have my favorites, like the beautiful Mediterranean olive tree. There is something about wrapping your arms around an old, weathered olive tree trunk and inhaling the surrounding aromas that provides deep...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Feb 14, 2014 5:28:00 PM
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    The 5 Ultimate Romantic Destinations for Essential Oil Lovers

    You may have noticed that many of us at the American College are bonafide travel junkies. So if your Valentine’s Day has you stuck firmly in reality rather than jetting off somewhere exotic (like mine!), what’s better than to daydream? Here...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Dec 18, 2013 5:22:00 PM
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    Top 9 Reasons to Study Abroad in Indonesia

    We’re very excited to announce that our Aromatic Indonesia 2014 study abroad tour will be casting off on May 12th until the 25th. Interested in joining us on our herbal excursions? I’ve compiled the top 9 reasons why you shouldn’t miss out on...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Mar 29, 2013 2:57:00 PM
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    Holistic Health: 8 Travel Tips from a Travel Junkie

    >> Join Dorene on her next adventure in May 2014, Aromatic Indonesia: Aromatic & Herbal Journey through the Spice Islands

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Feb 28, 2013 9:06:00 AM
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    Study Abroad: Aromatherapy in Indonesia May 2013

    Exploring the Indonesian Herbal Tradition – Jamu

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