Biology Bucket List: Madagascar

Auburn University at Montgomery faculty leader, Shelly Taliaferro, is well-traveled when it comes to exploring biology hotspots around the world. First inspired by her own high school biology teacher’s passion for the natural world, Shelly has championed once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for he... Read More

Saint Louis Cathedral in New Orleans

10 Facts About New Orleans

The French Quarter, Mardi Gras, jazz, beignets…Really, what’s not to love about New Orleans? Here are 10 facts about New Orleans, one of America’s most eclectic cities. New Orleans is famously known as the home of voodoo. Marie Laveau, an oracle who performed numerous exorcisms and voodoo ritu... Read More

Valentine's Day Chocolate

7 Countries That Make The Best Chocolate

The stores are full of boxes of chocolates and confectionery goodies in honor of Valentine’s Day, but we don’t need an excuse to reach for a piece of the sweet treat. Sampling the local chocolate is part of the travel experience! Here are seven countries that make the best chocolate. Belgium You... Read More

gyeonbokgung palace - Seoul, South Korea

11 Facts About South Korea

As the 2018 Winter Olympics prepare to kick off, all eyes – including ours! – are on Pyeongchang, South Korea. But we’ve been a fan of South Korea for a long time. It’s a popular destination for our WorldStrides ISA Custom Programs! As the games begin, here are 11 facts about South Korea. Ch... Read More

Groundhog Day

5 Facts About Groundhog Day

It’s Groundhog Day! Here are 5 facts to quench your obvious thirst to learn more about it. This mercurial marmot is referred to by several names, including chuck, wood-shock, thickwood badger, and our favorite, whistlepig.   In Quebec, the day is called Jour de la Marmotte. Sounds more... Read More

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