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Kashmir, located high in the Himalayas where India and Pakistan guard their borders, has been a flash point between the two countries for more than fifty years.
If you're getting ready for a sojourn overseas, chances are you've prepared a list of things to jam into your pack before you head off to the airport. One item that is often overlooked is a first aid kit.

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If you're just starting to look into teaching English as a second language (ESL), you have probably noticed that there is a sea of acronyms referring to various programmes. Here's a primer.
Teaching English is a great way to see the world—and get paid for it.
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Located in the Great Lakes district of East Africa this former British colony has pulled itself from a legacy of brutal military dictatorships, and stands as one of the success stories in the region. 
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