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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

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5 Virtual Experiences to Spoil Mom With on Mother’s Day

Finding a Mother’s Day gift for moms who love travel or concerts or spa days this year might seem challenging, given our global quarantine. But with a little imagination, you can give mom the experiences she craves (and probably wow her with the extra effort). This Mother’s Day, gather the famil... Read More

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Interesting Facts About Paris, Part Deux

Ahhh, Paris, the City of Light and the City of Love. There are so many interesting facts about the bucket-list city, we compiled another list to go along with our original 10 Interesting Facts About Paris post. The Louvre is considered the most popular museum in the world, welcoming nine million vis... Read More

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Reflections on Notre Dame Cathedral

Like many of you, my heart broke to watch Notre Dame Cathedral burning this week. To see something that has stood so proudly, and with so much history and meaning, get eaten away so quickly is the kind of somber moment I wish we never had to see. The world watched and cried together. Those […... Read More

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Thinking of Paris

Today marks the first anniversary of the attacks that took place in Paris on November 13, 2015. Our thoughts and support are with Paris as they remember the events from a year ago and continue the healing process. Paris is a city of culture, architecture, history, art, literature, and so much more. ... Read More

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10 Interesting Facts About Paris

Thomas Jefferson once said “a walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of life.” There’s a reason Paris is one of the most popular cities among travelers. Known as the “City of Light” or the “City of Love,” the streets of Paris overflow with culture, a... Read More

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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


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

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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

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A Message from Jim Hall: Greetings from Paris!

Greetings from Paris! I arrived in Paris on Friday to meet with staff and students from International Studies Abroad (ISA), a premier study abroad company we acquired last month. It’s been great to put faces to names, meet many of WorldStrides’ newest employees, and talk about an exciting, promi... Read More