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Istanbul Turkey

Emergency Medical Evacuation

While visiting Turkey with his university group on a WorldStrides Capstone program, a student experienced a sudden heart attack attributed to an undiagnosed heart condition. Within one hour of the student’s collapse in Istanbul, Dr. Christopher Lang, WorldStrides Medical Director, was on the phone... Read More

Eiffel Tower - Paris, France

11 Hours in Paris

I’ve wanted to go to Paris for as long as I can remember, so when I found out it was only about two hours by train from London (where I was in January for an NETC Teacher Convention), I had to book tickets. Some people thought my husband and I were nuts to only go […] Read More

Pompeii Victim - Pompeii, Italy

Teach Through Educational Travel: Pompeii

Download a larger image from the ruins of Pompeii, Italy. Share the photo with your class, then try these discussion questions and activities: Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 C.E., burying the city of Pompeii, Italy. Pompeii was part of the Roman Empire. What was life like at the time for Roman citize... Read More

Splash into Science Garden Cove Kayak Tour - Key Largo, Florida

Garden Cove Kayak Trip

Students embark on an exciting kayak trip through mangroves, coastal areas, and other unique Floridian habitats. Led by expert guides, students get a unique opportunity to explore Florida’s diverse environments and wildlife. The Garden Cove kayak trip is designed specifically for the beginner kay... Read More

The White House, Washington D.C.

Fun Facts About President William Taft

William Taft, our 27th president, is known for many things, but being an effective president is not one of them. President Taft attended Yale and climbed the political ladder through his knowledge of the law. Presidents McKinley and Roosevelt appointed him to political positions that eventually led ... Read More

Old Town Hall and Church of Our Lady before Týn - Prague, Czech Republic

How to Pack for a Trip Abroad

I absolutely love to travel, but I dread packing every time I go away. Even after countless trips, anxiety takes over and I waste time pacing the room, chewing my nails and taking breaks to check my Facebook feed. Although I’ve gotten better at packing more efficiently with every trip I take, ther... Read More

China

The Winds of Change in China

27 years ago, the Accent Travel Group, now a part of WorldStrides, was appointed by China International Travel Service as an original agent to manage university programs in China. The country’s popularity as a travel destination grew with its economy. In fact, rarely has there been a more exciting... Read More

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