gyeonbokgung palace - Seoul, South Korea

Sarah Wyland

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

Philadelphia Liberty Bell

Sarah Wyland

10 Firsts That Occurred In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is home to the Philly Cheesesteak, the Liberty Bell, and a whole lot of history. If you look around the city, you might find “Pennsylvania” spelled “Pensylvania” at sites such as the Liberty Bell and in the Constitution – that’s no typo. It was an accepted spelling at the ti... Read More

Machu Picchu. Cuzco, Peru

Sarah Wyland

12 Interesting Facts About Peru

Peru is a colorful land of textiles, ancient ruins, and incredible culture. It’s also home to one of America’s favorite foods – and an interesting national dish! Check out these 12 interesting facts about Peru to learn more about one of our favorite destinations in South America. Caral-supe is... Read More

Christian Discoveries Governor's Palace

Sarah Wyland

7 Interesting Facts About Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is a great place to visit any time of the year, but we especially love to see it all decked out for the holiday season. Its 18th-century-style Grand Illumination is especially exciting with a torch-lit parade and lots of fireworks! Want to know more about Williamsburg year-roun... Read More

San Francisco

Sarah Wyland

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

Sarah Wyland

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

Nashville Heritage Festival

Sarah Wyland

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,

Sarah Wyland

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

Sarah Wyland

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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