How to Train Your Dog To Ring a Bell To Go Potty Outside

December 23, 2020 When Mike and I (Steph) got our dachshund puppy Django, we were over the moon in love with him. Our adorable little puppy was playful, adventurous, mischievous, and the best cuddler in the world. He, like most dachshunds, was also notoriously hard to housebreak. Django, like all puppies, had regular …

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The History of Plaza Mayor

This holiday season, which is so special and so different this year, I guess we’re all longing for our own Christmas traditions and, above all else, our loved ones. For as long as I can remember, my Christmases have always been linked to Madrid’s Plaza Mayor. When I was little, …

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A Home Buyer’s Guide to Green Homes |

If you’re in the market for a new home and conscious of being environmentally friendly, you may consider looking specifically for a green home. Green homes are designed to be sustainable through their energy usage, building materials, or both. But how do you know whether a home is considered to …

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The 16th-Century Dutchman Who Made Google Maps Possible

The history of maps begins with the desire to know our planet. Throughout the centuries, travelers and explorers recorded the Earth’s shape, oceans, and features to orient themselves and travel to remote places. However, maps have not always been as accurate as they are today. Initially, notes were made from …

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How We Created the Surface Disinfectant That Combats COVID-19

March 16, 2020. The schools are already closed. Full-blown confinement is coming. Newspaper headlines announce that it is a significant risk to leave the house since we may come into contact with contaminated surfaces anywhere: the street, public spaces, and so on. A few days earlier, Ferrovial had told us …

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How Roadways are Ushering in a Better Tomorrow

As the repercussions of climate change continue to dominate the natural world, the importance of global sustainability is more relevant than ever. The issue of sustainability affects both city dwellers and those who call rural areas home, but it is within cities that we can make the biggest strides towards …

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Flying with an Emotional Support Animal to the United Kingdom

December 09, 2020 Travel has gotten relatively seamless for frequent flyers with Emotional Support Animals (ESA) and other assistance animals. All major U.S. airlines permit ESAs on board, and an ever-growing number of international hotels now have welcoming pet policies. When Mike and I (Steph) took our well-traveled dachshund Django to France and Italy on …

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