REAL ID is Coming!

What every traveler needs to know. Whether you are heading on a WorldStrides trip next year or you promised to fly to your besties during winter break, mark October 1, 2020, on your calendar and put getting your REAL ID on the top of your to-do list! What is the REAL ID?  In 2005, Congress [&he... Read More

2019 WorldStrides Gift Guide

2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Travel Lovers

We’re biased, but we think a holiday gift to prepare for an upcoming trip is a sure winner. Whether you’re looking for a stocking stuffer for a travel addict or a gift for a first-time traveler, our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers is packed (pun intended) with great ideas. 2019 Holiday Gif... Read More

Educational Travel Fundraising Superstars

Advice from Fundraising Superstars

It’s the most wonderful time of year… to fundraise! Do you know about WorldStrides’ Gift of Education? Our most successful fundraising tool, this flexible resource lets you create customized e-cards, Facebook links or custom letters to reach out to family, friends, and people in your community... Read More

Capitol - Washington, DC

“Secret” Food Locations in Washington, D.C.

The Course Leaders I work with in Washington, D.C.  are among the most seasoned connoisseurs of our capital city. Part tour guide, part educator, part fixer-historian-planner-entertainer-leader-fun-fact-knower, they lead programs in and around our nation’s capital day after day and they have been... Read More

Eiffel Tower - Paris, France

3 Things to Try in France

After my trip this summer to France, England, and Berlin, here are my three “must-dos” while in France. You must eat a croissant. My friends and I ate TONS of croissants! They were so delicious when warm, and freshly baked (and sometimes chocolate on the inside). You don’t even need to sit dow... Read More

Social Media - Social Sarah

Tips & Tricks on Using Social Media for Program Promotion

Everyone’s on social media these days! Facebook, Instagram and Twitter have quickly become an online meeting ground, and that means they are great tools for promoting student participation in your WorldStrides program. Whether you’re a teacher looking to involve parents, or a parent or s... Read More

Best Books for Sparking Travel Excitement

One of the best ways to get excited for an upcoming WorldStrides program? Reading a good book! It’s one thing to get mentally transported to a location by reading – and another to know you’ll soon be in that place yourself! Be an armchair traveler before you get your boots on the g... Read More

Presidential Homes in Virginia

Though Washington, D.C. is the home of the president while in office, the history of presidential residency runs deep just south of D.C. in the state of Virginia. Did you know eight former Presidents owned homes in the Commonwealth? Furthermore, visitors are still able to tour and explore six of the... Read More

Boston

7 Fun Facts About Boston

When you walk the streets of Boston, you cannot miss the historical importance of this founding American city. Its history is America’s history, and while everyone knows about some of the most pivotal moments (like the Boston Tea Party and the battlefields of Lexington and Concord) there is a ton ... Read More

Our Wanderlust List – Inspired by the 2019 Oscar Nominations

It’s Oscar season! The nominations are out, and while you wait for the Academy Awards ceremony, now is a great time to catch up on all these fantastic movies. Many stunning locations star in these famous films, and the nominations got us thinking about where to go next: Want to “Trip a Little Li... Read More

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