San Francisco

11 Interesting Facts About San Francisco

San Francisco is famous for its Golden Gate Bridge, steep streets, Alcatraz, and – you got it, dude! – Full House. The thirteenth largest city in the United States also has some pretty interesting historical facts. Check out these 11 interesting facts about San Francisco! During the Great Depres... Read More

Catacombs of Paris

5 Haunted Places In Europe

Many of the world’s most famous landmarks not only carry a lot of history, they also carry a haunted past! With Halloween upon us, we researched ghost stories from around the world and learned Europe has quite the history of ghosts and paranormal happenings. Here are five haunted places in Europe ... Read More

Arsenal Soccer Stadium, Highbury, North London

5 Haunted Soccer Stadiums in England

A number of soccer venues carry a spooky aura around their history. In England especially, some of the most well-known stadiums have a haunted past. From experiencing supernatural phenomena to encountering ghosts around a venue, here are 5 haunted soccer stadiums in England. Highbury Stadium – Ars... Read More

Palais Garnier, Opera Paris

5 Haunted Performance Venues Around the Globe

We’re in the spirit of the Halloween season at WorldStrides, and have already shared haunted performance venues in North America. Now, we’re going global! Here are five haunted performance venues from around the world that famously boast a specter or two. Huguang Guild Hall – Beijing Buil... Read More

Jefferson Memorial, Capitol Building, Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.

Learn More About Our Helping Hands Scholarships

WorldStrides’ employees are committed to giving every student the opportunity to travel with us to amazing destinations. That’s why we work hard each year to raise money for the Helping Hands Scholarship, now available for students traveling with both our Discoveries and OnStage programs. Fu... Read More

Nashville Heritage Festival

11 Interesting Facts About Nashville

Nashville is known for its bustling music scene, down home hospitality, and great food. We’re so excited about our Nashville Heritage Festival this spring that we put together a list of 11 interesting facts about Nashville, covering everything from history to pop culture. Nashville’s Centennia... Read More

The Arch of Triumph Bucharest Romania,

14 Interesting Facts About Romania

Romania is a hidden gem, located in southeastern Europe. Full of history and culture, the country’s capital, Bucharest, is even called “Little Paris.” Curious about this developing country?  Here are 14 interesting facts about Romania. The name “Romania” comes from the Latin word “Roma... Read More

new york

12 Interesting Facts About New York City

Who doesn’t love the Big Apple? WorldStrides certainly does! We did some research into one of our favorite cities in the United States and learned 12 interesting facts about New York City you may not have known. A little over 8 million people live in New York City. That means 1 in every 38 people ... Read More

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