Pork Belly Sandwich

10 Must-Try Sandwiches around the World

The possibilities are endless when it comes to the sandwich. As simple – or as decadent – as you make it, this portable powerhouse of a food has had a long history. Our current idea of the sandwich was popularized in England back in the 1700s. John Montague, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, h... Read More

Ice Cream Cone

8 Kinds of Ice Cream Around the World

You scream, we scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! This joy-inducing treat is a standard symbol of summer and is enjoyed around the globe. In honor of National Ice Cream Month, we’re taking our taste buds on a tour of ice creams around the world!   Mochi Ice Cream –... Read More

5 Ways to Defeat Boredom during Anti-Boredom Month

Did you know that July is Anti-Boredom Month? Now that we’re months into restricted movement and stay-at-home orders, your list of ways to stay entertained might be running low. Here are five ways you and your family can make this July one for the books! ... Read More

Juneteenth Emancipation Day Celebration, June 19, 1900, Texas.

Juneteenth: A Day of Independence

Though all Americans are familiar with the Fourth of July, that’s not the only holiday celebrating freedom in the U.S! On June 19, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston Bay, Texas, which was still under confederate control. The army issued an executive decree freeing more than 250,000 enslav... Read More

First Dads: Fatherly Presidential Stories

The White House is truly a family affair – did you know all 45 U.S Presidents have been fathers? In honor of Father’s Day, we’re taking a look at some memorable stories from some of the most famous dads in the country. Like Father, Like Son In the course of our nation’s histo... Read More

Beavertail

Doughnuts of the World

A doughnut is a doughnut is a doughnut, right? Not quite! While most Americans envision a sugary piece of round fried dough, you’ll need another word to get something doughnut-like abroad! Berliner (Germany) This yeast-based pastry is fried and filled with jam, much like your typical jelly dou... Read More

Carnegie Hall OnStage Hero

10 African American “Firsts” at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall is one of the most prestigious venues in the world for classical and popular music. Did you know that it also has a history of inclusivity? Even before other prominent stages were open to African American performers and activists, Carnegie Hall was a stage that welcomed them. Here are ... Read More

WorldStrides International Educational Travel - China

How to I Say I Love You – Around the World

Love. It’s the theme of epic legends and stories in every society across the world. And it’s in the everyday, in every language and every culture. Here are some ways people across the world express their love. Maybe these can create a spark for you! Oui? French I love you – Je t’aime Where t... Read More

Students can perform at nationally acclaimed Bowl Games like the Sugar Bowl, Orange Bowl and Holiday Bowl

Sneak Peek: Bowl Games Halftime Show Themes

It’s nearly that time of year again – College Bowl Game season! The preparation for what will happen on the field isn’t just for athletes. Every year, WorldStrides OnStage invites high school marching bands to perform across the different bowl game halftime shows. The work has alr... Read More

recycling

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 thin... Read More

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