Turnagain Arm Bore Tide Alaska

9 Cool Facts about Alaska

In 1959, Alaska became the last state to join the United States of America. With its abundance of wildlife, natural resources, and diverse landscapes, it’s no wonder why Alaska is known as America’s last great frontier! Want to know why it’s a place you should check out? Here are 9 cool facts ... Read More

Williamsburg Governor's Mansion

9 Interesting Facts About Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is often referred to as the world’s largest living history museum, making it an obvious destination for those seeking to experience something new…or old…you know what we mean. From an educational standpoint, the appeal of visiting Williamsburg is clear. In fact, the Stud... Read More

Cloud rainforest wild animal sanctuary, Costa Rica

10 Interesting Facts about 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... Read More

Tallin-Square-Estonia

7 Interesting Facts About Estonia

Estonia… maybe you’ve heard of it, and but maybe you’re sort of fuzzy on where it is. This Baltic country has plenty of amazing things going for it right now – and it’s starting to make its way up the “must-visit” lists. From an insta-worthy capital city, to superfast internet – ... Read More

Jesse Varela

Airplane in the Smithsonian

If you’ve ever been to the National Air and Space Museum, chances are you’ve wondered – how does the Smithsonian get a plane in the building? (Well, maybe you have wondered this, or maybe you haven’t.) We have been wondering and we asked them! Here’s what the Collections Department, from t... Read More

Our Christian Discoveries Program allows students to experience Philadelphia, New York and Washington, D.C.

6 Things to Know Before Cherry Blossoms Peak

Spring has finally sprung in Washington, D.C. and that means it won’t be long before the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. It is one of the most beautiful times of year in the nation’s capitol. Here are some important things you should know before venturing out to see the flowers: The f... 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

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

Philadelphia Liberty Bell

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

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

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