WorldStrides London Convention London is full of rolling green parks, cherry red buses, royal palaces, and it’s the perfect multicultural large city with something for every student. Its history is fascinating, its architecture is breathtaking, and the expansive theater scene in London allows visitors to take in shows and perfo...
Oxford is a favorite for tourists looking for a day trip from London, or a quiet alternative to the busy metropolis. The famous university town draws thousands of tourists a year, for its quaintness as well as its associations with modern western mythology, particularly Alice in Wonderland and the H...
When you think of Mexico, maybe you think of a tropical spring break vacation, but Mexico has so much more to offer than just fun in the sun! The country has a fascinating history, wonderful food, and a plethora of natural wonders. Here are eight fun facts you might not know about Mexico: Mexico has...
Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial near Madrid, Spain Spain’s capital—and its largest city—has so much to offer for art, history, and food enthusiasts. Here are seven things you should know before heading to beautiful Madrid: Madrid’s Royal Palace is the largest royal palace in Europe, with 3,418 rooms. Today, it no longer functions as a reside...
Take your students to Madrid and Barcelona, Spain Spain’s second most populous city is a traveler’s delight, with lovely architecture and a rich culture. Here are eight things you should know about Barcelona: Construction on Guadi’s masterpiece the Sagrada Familia began in 1882. Over a hundred years later, the massive church is still being bu...
Dyrholaey Nature Reserve Puffins Iceland Iceland is a beautiful and fascinating country, and lots of people go to see its waterfalls, volcanoes, and generally gorgeous scenery. When I went to Iceland, of course I wanted to go see all of the most popular sites. But one of the main reasons I went was also to see puffins. That’s why I [&hel...
Cloud rainforest wild animal sanctuary, Costa Rica Nestled between Nicaragua and Panama, Costa Rica offers unique travel experiences and breathtaking views, but what you don’t know about Costa Rica may surprise you! We’ve compiled a list of 10 interesting facts that will not only make you want to pack your bags, but you may just get t...