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A Virtual Trip Tip: Themed Days

One bright spot in this unusual school year was the front row seat the WorldStrides team had to incredible virtual teaching. Several of our amazing Program Leaders planned virtual trips when their students weren’t able to travel. Students at St. Peter’s had planned to go to Washington, D... Read More

Ponte Veccio, Florence, Italy

Our Back to Travel Task Force

Getting back to travel is not just our passion; we believe it is an educational imperative, and that view is shared by so many of the students, teachers, Program Leaders, and parents we travel with each year. COVID-19 means we have to do things a little differently for the time being at least. In Ap... Read More

Juneteenth Emancipation Day Celebration, June 19, 1900, Texas.

Juneteenth: A Day of Independence

Though all Americans are familiar with the Fourth of July, that’s not the only holiday celebrating freedom in the U.S! On June 19, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston Bay, Texas, which was still under confederate control. The army issued an executive decree freeing more than 250,000 enslav... Read More

First Dads: Fatherly Presidential Stories

The White House is truly a family affair – did you know all 45 U.S Presidents have been fathers? In honor of Father’s Day, we’re taking a look at some memorable stories from some of the most famous dads in the country. Like Father, Like Son In the course of our nation’s histo... Read More

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Doughnuts of the World

A doughnut is a doughnut is a doughnut, right? Not quite! While most Americans envision a sugary piece of round fried dough, you’ll need another word to get something doughnut-like abroad! Berliner (Germany) This yeast-based pastry is fried and filled with jam, much like your typical jelly dou... Read More

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