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Los Días de los muertos

Dia de los Muertos – Mexico’s Day of the Dead

Dia de los Muertos is an important holiday in Mexican heritage, and although it’s called Day of the Dead, it is a celebration of life. It is said that from Oct 31st through November 2nd, the spirits of the dead visit their living family members. Therefore, celebration and prayer take place, and th... Read More

Pablo Picasso

Happy Birthday Pablo Picasso!

Pablo Picasso was born today in 1881. Picasso is indisputably the most famous artist of the 20th century. Picasso was a painter, a sculptor, ceramicist, stage designer and a printmaker who once said: “Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.” Below are eight statements. Some are truths about P... Read More

WonderWorks - Orlando, Florida

WonderWorks

WonderWorks is an exciting, hands-on science museum where you’ll learn and have fun at the same time. Experience what a 5.3 magnitude earthquake feels like, step inside a gigantic bubble that you create, or see 3D sound waves! Ride a virtual roller coaster, or even compete against your friends in ... Read More

China Service Learning

Service Learning in Beijing, China

Students and service learning are a perfect fit. Students learn so much through their experiences, not just by seeing something new, but also by touching, hearing, smelling, tasting and sifting those new experiences through the lens of their personal values and their faith. Oakland Christian School... Read More

Service Learning

Service Learning in El Salvador

“I have just returned from a week in El Salvador and it was truly an experience I will never forget. Having traveled to Costa Rica and Honduras in Central America I had high expectations for my travels in El Salvador. My experience was better than I ever expected as I was surprised at how much [&h... Read More

Japan’s Remarkable Recovery

7/21/2011 WorldStrides recently joined the Japan Tourism Agency on a fact-finding visit to Japan. The Capstone programs division of WorldStrides has operated programs for universities to Japan for nearly three decades and was the only educational travel organization participating in this important ... Read More

California Gold Country Cable Car

Cable Cars

In 1869, Andrew Hallidie witnessed a horrible accident as a horse drawn streetcar slid backwards down a steep slippery San Francisco street. Four years later, Hallidie introduced the city to its first cable car. Now, the San Francisco cable car system (part of the intermodal urban transport network)... Read More

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