Empire State Building New York skyline online meeting background

12 Virtual Backgrounds for When You’d Rather be Traveling

Right now, the world is pretty virtual. From meetings to classes to parties, many of our activities are taking place online. Ever wish you could just jet out of your next online meeting? While we can’t help with that, we can help you feel like you’ve left for your next trip with our coll... Read More

Best Books for Sparking Travel Excitement

Best Books for Sparking Travel Excitement

One of the best ways to get excited for an upcoming WorldStrides program? Reading a good book! It’s one thing to get mentally transported to a location by reading – and another to know you’ll soon be in that place yourself! Be an armchair traveler before you get your boots on the g... Read More

WorldStrides London Convention

8 Fun Facts About London

London is full of rolling green parks, cherry red buses, royal palaces, and it’s the perfect multicultural large city with something for every student. Its history is fascinating, its architecture is breathtaking, and the expansive theater scene in London allows visitors to take in shows and perfo... Read More

Hollywood Sign, Los Angeles

Our Wanderlust List – Inspired by the 2019 Oscar Nominations

It’s Oscar season! The nominations are out, and while you wait for the Academy Awards ceremony, now is a great time to catch up on all these fantastic movies. Many stunning locations star in these famous films, and the nominations got us thinking about where to go next: Want to “Trip a Little Li... Read More

Literary Tours to Ireland and Scotland – Irish Literary Tours

Regarding Last Night’s Incidents in London

WorldStrides is aware of the two incidents that occurred in London at the London Bridge and in Borough Market. We have confirmed all students traveling with our programs are accounted for and safe. On Saturday night (June 3), three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and launched a kni... Read More

Tower of London - London, England

Tower of London: Where History Lives On

When asked what the one thing a person must experience while in London, I tell them to visit the Tower of London and while there, be sure to take a Yeoman Warders Tour, say hello to the ravens, and check out the crown jewels. During my recent trip to London and Paris, the Tower of […] Read More

Eiffel Tower - Paris, France

Part 2: 10 Days in London and Paris

Sarah Wyland is a Digital Marketing Manager for WorldStrides. She recently spent 10 days in London and Paris, taking in historic sites and learning just how valuable travel really is. Read Part 1: 10 Days in London and Paris, then continue on to Part 2 below! When I was in ninth grade, my Honor... Read More

Literary Tours to Ireland and Scotland – Irish Literary Tours

Part 1: 10 Days in London and Paris

Sarah Wyland is a Digital Marketing Manager for WorldStrides. She recently spent 10 days in London and Paris, taking in historic sites and learning just how valuable travel really is. Read about her experience!  Growing up, my babysitter’s mother was from a small town just outside of London.... Read More

London

Social Sarah: 5 Tips To Take Great Travel Photos

I recently returned from spending 10 days in London and Paris where I spent my days eating crepes and visiting places like Tower of London, Windsor Castle, the Eiffel Tower, and the Sacre-Coeur in the beautiful Montmarte district of Paris. While I wanted to document my trip, I didn’t want to lug a... Read More

Sydney, Australia New Year's

New Year’s Eve around the world

Happy (almost!) New Year! As we prepare to welcome 2016, we thought we would look at how cities around the world bring in the New Year. Many of them include impressive firework displays, along with local festivals and traditions. But first, a couple of fun facts about the New Year. Who will be ... Read More