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11 Interesting Facts About Nashville

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Nashville is known for its bustling music scene, down home hospitality, and great food. We’re so excited about our Nashville Heritage Festival this spring that we put together a list of 11 interesting facts about Nashville, covering everything from history to pop culture. Nashville’s Centennial…

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14 Interesting Facts About Romania

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Romania is a hidden gem, located in southeastern Europe. Full of history and culture, the country’s capital, Bucharest, is even called “Little Paris.” Curious about this developing country?  Here are 14 interesting facts about Romania. The name “Romania” comes from the Latin word “Romanus” which…

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12 Interesting Facts About New York City

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Who doesn’t love the Big Apple? WorldStrides certainly does! We did some research into one of our favorite cities in the United States and learned 12 interesting facts about New York City you may not have known. A little over 8 million people live in…

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11 Interesting Facts About Colombia

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Colombia is known for its significant natural resources, modern cities, and a diverse culture. The government has made great strides in recent years to secure peace with revolutionaries, minimize crime, and protect its strong democratic institutions and the country boasts at growing economy. Here are…

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11 Interesting Facts About Singapore

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Singapore has emerged as one of the world’s most prosperous countries. It’s a financial center, an achievement in urban planning, and serves as a model for developing nations. It’s also one of our most popular travel destinations! Here are 11 interesting facts about Singapore. Singapore’s…

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10 Fun Facts About Orlando

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Orlando is one of the most popular travel destinations in the United States. From science programs to music festivals and bowl games, WorldStrides sends hundreds of students to the “City Beautiful” every year. Here are 10 of our favorite fun facts about Orlando!   Orlando…

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10 Interesting Facts About Alaska

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Students recently embarked on our first programs to America’s Last Frontier – Alaska! Travelers explored Anchorage, observed birds at Potter Marsh, visited Denali National Park to look for wildlife, and stopped by the Iditarod Headquarters where they were able to meet a number of sled…

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China Day-By-Day – An Executive MBA Program’s Cultural and Educational Recap

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Cory Barron, Student Services Manager at Washington University – St. Louis’ Olin Business School, traveled with an Executive MBA group to China earlier this month. His detailed day-by-day recap of their travel experience and his wonderful pictures offer a window into the cultural and educational…

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9 Interesting Facts About Portugal

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Portugal is quickly becoming a popular destination for travelers. With colorful cities like Lisbon and Porto, more than 400 miles of scenic coastline, and a rich history, it’s easy to see why travelers are drawn to the country. Here are 9 interesting facts about Portugal…

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How A Trip To Singapore Inspired an MBA Student Personally and Professionally

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During her spring break, Alexa Liberson, an MBA candidate at the University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business, traveled to Singapore as part of an international business class on a travel program through our WorldStrides Capstone division. Her firsthand account highlights both the personal…

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