Italy Stories

Roaming Rome

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Read part one and part two of our three part recap of our employee trip to Italy! Following our adventures in Venice and our exploration of Florence, it was off to Rome! We loaded our private coaches bright and early to start our journey to the “Eternal City.”…

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Exploring Florence

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Read part one of our three part recap of our employee trip to Italy! Following our adventures in Venice, it was on to Florence! During our private coach ride from Florence to Venice, we took park in one of the LEAP activities our student travelers…

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An Adventure Through Venice

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A number of WorldStrides employees recently had the opportunity to travel to Italy to visit Venice, Florence, and Rome and experience many of the same sights and activities our student travels visit. As an avid traveler with an intense desire to see “everywhere,” I jumped…

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10 Facts About Venice

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Venice, known also as the “City of Canals,” “The Floating City,” and “Serenissima,” is arguably one of Italy’s most picturesque cities. With its winding canals, striking architecture, and beautiful bridges, Venice is a popular destination for travel. Here are 10 facts about Venice you probably…

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How To Say “Hello” In 18 Languages For World Hello Day

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November 21 marks the 43rd annual World Hello Day! World Hello Day was created in response to conflicts between Egypt and Israel in the 1970s. The peace discussion at the end of the war was the first time that Arab and Israeli officials met for…

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12 Interesting Facts About Rome

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All roads lead to Rome, right? Rome, the “Eternal City,” brims with ancient history, from the Colosseum to the port of Ostia Antica to majestic Vatican City and the Sistine Chapel. Because of its history, art, architecture, and beauty – and perhaps its gelato and…

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12 of Our Favorite WorldStrides Programs Photos

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All of our WorldStrides programs are designed to give those who travel with us the best educational and cultural experience around. Check out some of our favorite photos from recent WorldStrides programs. Don’t forget to share yours with us! Tag us on Instagram and Facebook,…

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Retrospective: Focus on Italy

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In my travels all over the world the one place that holds a special place in my heart is Italy. I could be holding a bit of prejudice since it is my heritage; however, I don’t think it would be a far stretch for anyone…

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Teach Through Educational Travel: Gelato

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3/13/2014 Just say the word Gelato and people start smiling. Gelato is Italian ice cream – ice cream with a twist. Unlike ice cream in the USA, Gelato is a softer ice cream with at least 3.5% butterfat (required by law!). Gelato in Italy has…

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Take A Peek Into WorldStrides Tours

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Want to know what it’s like to travel with WorldStrides? Well it’s your lucky day! We post photos from our tours regularly on our Facebook page courtesy of our awesome Tour Directors. Check out some of the photos from this season so far:   Students…

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