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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

California State House

9 Fun Facts About California

California – it’s inspired countless songs, movies, and shows due to its storied history and innovative spirit. Here’s 9 facts you probably didn’t know about this golden state! California is home to the “Avocado Capital of the World.” Every year, Fallbrook holds an avocado festival to c... Read More

8 Fun Facts About Oxford

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... Read More

8 Fun Facts About Mexico

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... Read More

Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial near Madrid, Spain

7 Fun Facts About Madrid

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... Read More

Capitol Christmas

Holiday Gift Guide for Students and Travelers

Because of the nature of what we do at WorldStrides (and what we love!), many of our employees are frequently in the sky and hitting the road! Are you or your son/daughter traveling with us soon? Do you know someone who travels for work and/or fun? Our in-house travel experts recently shared some it... Read More

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