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

Cartagena, Colombia

Sarah Wyland

11 Interesting Facts About Colombia

Colombia is known for its significant natural resources, modern cities, and a diverse culture. The government has made great strides in recent years to secure peace with revolutionaries, minimize crime, and protect its strong democratic institutions and the country boasts at growing economy. Here ar... Read More

Singapore Now

Sarah Wyland

11 Interesting Facts About Singapore

Singapore has emerged as one of the world’s most prosperous countries. It’s a financial center, an achievement in urban planning, and serves as a model for developing nations. It’s also one of our most popular travel destinations! Here are 11 interesting facts about Singapore. Singapore’s n... Read More

Orlando, Florida Skyline

Sarah Wyland

10 Fun Facts About Orlando

Orlando is one of the most popular travel destinations in the United States. From science programs to music festivals and bowl games, WorldStrides sends hundreds of students to the “City Beautiful” every year. Here are 10 of our favorite fun facts about Orlando! Orlando is home to more tha... Read More

Belem Tower Lisbon Portugal

Sarah Wyland

9 Interesting Facts About Portugal

Portugal is quickly becoming a popular destination for travelers. With colorful cities like Lisbon and Porto, more than 400 miles of scenic coastline, and a rich history, it’s easy to see why travelers are drawn to the country. Here are 9 interesting facts about Portugal and its long history: The ... Read More

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