Olympic Rings

9 Facts About The Olympic Games Past and Present

If you’re like us, you’re glued to the 2018 Winter Olympics. We can’t get enough of the daring snowboarding runs, dazzling figure skating, intense skiing, and, of course the Norwegian curling team’s pants. With our Olympic fever high, we pulled together 9 facts about the Olympic Games past a... Read More

Valentine's Day Chocolate

7 Countries That Make The Best Chocolate

The stores are full of boxes of chocolates and confectionery goodies in honor of Valentine’s Day, but we don’t need an excuse to reach for a piece of the sweet treat. Sampling the local chocolate is part of the travel experience! Here are seven countries that make the best chocolate. Belgium You... Read More

gyeonbokgung palace - Seoul, South Korea

11 Facts About South Korea

As the 2018 Winter Olympics prepare to kick off, all eyes – including ours! – are on Pyeongchang, South Korea. But we’ve been a fan of South Korea for a long time. It’s a popular destination for our WorldStrides ISA Custom Programs! As the games begin, here are 11 facts about South Korea. Ch... Read More

Groundhog Day

5 Facts About Groundhog Day

It’s Groundhog Day! Here are 5 facts to quench your obvious thirst to learn more about it. This mercurial marmot is referred to by several names, including chuck, wood-shock, thickwood badger, and our favorite, whistlepig.   In Quebec, the day is called Jour de la Marmotte. Sounds more... Read More

Philadelphia Liberty Bell

10 Firsts That Occurred In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is home to the Philly Cheesesteak, the Liberty Bell, and a whole lot of history. If you look around the city, you might find “Pennsylvania” spelled “Pensylvania” at sites such as the Liberty Bell and in the Constitution – that’s no typo. It was an accepted spelling at the ti... Read More