Europe http://kcur.org en Be Prepared For Travel Abroad http://kcur.org/post/be-prepared-travel-abroad <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many college students often spend a summer abroad for additional course credit or just to see a bit of the world. In the second portion of Friday's </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Up to Date</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Steve </span>Kraske<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks with a member of the State Department for some advice that could make their, or anyone's, time away from home as safe as possible.</span></p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 20:55:18 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 55862 at http://kcur.org Be Prepared For Travel Abroad Cultural Conflict In Ukraine Reaches Back To KC http://kcur.org/post/cultural-conflict-ukraine-reaches-back-kc-0 <p>Russia’s incursion into the Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula has sparked a reaction across Europe. The region voted over the weekend to secede to be part of Russia,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">but the European Union, the United States and others have called that vote illegal.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:46:06 +0000 Steve Kraske, Beth Lipoff & Stephen Steigman 52854 at http://kcur.org Cultural Conflict In Ukraine Reaches Back To KC Travel As A Political Act http://kcur.org/post/travel-political-act <p>It's easy to vilify an entire country because of its political leadership. But don't you think it would be interesting to explore the Middle Eastern treasures of Iran, visit the southeast Asian jewel of Vietnam, or trek through the jungles of the former war-torn Nicaragua?</p> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 18:59:14 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 13348 at http://kcur.org Travel As A Political Act