recycling bottled water

Tips to Travel More Sustainably

November 15 is National Recycling Day, an annual event started in 1997 to bring awareness to recycling. Also known as America Recycles Day, this event comes around each year to remind us to look inwards and see if there is more that we can do to take care of our planet. At WorldStrides, we think th... 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

The Louvre - Paris, France

Best Movies for Sparking Travel Excitement

Ever seen a movie and thought, “Oh, I HAVE to go there someday”? Traveling the world vicariously through a film can be educational and inspirational! Whether you are learning about a new destinations and culture in preparation for traveling, or opening the door for new knowledge, a movie can be ... Read More

Endemic Animals Around the World

“Endemic” refers to a species that is uniquely found in one part of the world, and that part only! These types of animals are most commonly found in more isolated parts of the globe, like islands, but they can be found in other places too. Our map highlights some of these fascinating exclusive c... Read More

9 of the World’s Coolest Skyscrapers

Seeing unique and impressive architecture is just one of the many things we love about traveling the world. The world’s tallest buildings serve as both incredible sites…and also incredible places where you can look down on the sites that make their cities special! We put together a list ... Read More

Popular Foods from Each U.S. State

Warning! Do not read this if you are hungry. We recently created the most delicious map you’ll ever see, because it features all 50 states and what food each state is known for. 34 states have “official” state foods, and most of them have more than a few! So, we decided to learn a bit [&hellip... Read More

The Non-Soccer Fan’s Guide to the Women’s World Cup

The Women’s World Cup, the world’s biggest sports event for women, begins on June 7 in France. Here at WorldStrides, the excitement is building! That’s because our favorite teams from around the world will compete on the biggest stage in sports, and because our sports division, WorldStrides Ex... Read More


Origins of Dogs Around the World

Think about how many different dog breeds there are. Now think about WHERE all these dogs originated. It seems like everyone is obsessed with learning about their ancestries these days, and we love dogs so much it got us thinking – where in the world do some of the most popular dog breeds come fro... Read More

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