Blog - WorldStrides

7 Interesting Facts About Estonia

Estonia… maybe you’ve heard of it, and but maybe you’re sort of fuzzy on where it is. This Baltic country has plenty of amazing things going for it right now – and it’s starting to make its way up the “must-visit” lists. From an insta-worthy capital city, to superfast internet – ... Read More

Reading a book

What to Read/Watch/Listen To This Summer

Summer is the perfect time for nourishing your mind. We asked WorldStrides employees what was on their summer reading, watching, and listening list. Here are a few favorites:   Recommended by Shannon Kontalonis, Senior Events Manager (and Former Teacher) Creative Schools By: Ken Robinson, Ph.D.... Read More

Road Trips Across America

One of summer’s most liberating experiences is hitting the open road, and here in the good ole US of A, there’s a lot of land to cover! Now that summer is officially here, it’s time to gas up the car, and start your engines! Here are a few classic road trips that cover three of […] Read More

Star Spangled Banner Flag

The Star-Spangled Banner at the Smithsonian

Is this flag the single most important artifact at the Smithsonian Institution? It just might be. In celebration of the Fourth of July, we’ll be seeing a lot of American flags this week – on mailboxes, main streets, parades, t-shirts, and even painted on faces! It got us thinking about THE flag ... Read More

Dr. Neal Sikka - WorldStrides Medical Director

What is Doctors on Call?

If you have a medical emergency during your travel program, there is nothing more comforting than having a doctor on call. WorldStrides’ industry-leading health and safety measures include access to 24/7 medical support for travelers in D.C. and around the world. This is accomplished through t... Read More


Life in Cuba, with a Focus on Death

On a recent custom program in Cuba, our team partnered with Community College of Baltimore County as they set out to study Mortuary Science. Yes, mortuary science, as in the study of funeral service. This unique program gave this group of future morticians and funeral directors a cross-cultural view... Read More


Featured Academic Host:
Bob Coggins

WorldStrides ISA Custom Programs for higher ed typically incorporates immersive global engagements that allow students to meet professionals working in their field. Our unique Global Academic Team works closely with business faculty to develop immersive itineraries that feature visits with business ... Read More

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