Rome Stories

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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Learn about our International Teacher Conventions

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At WorldStrides, we treat our teachers as true partners. That’s why we reward our new traveling teachers with two free trips abroad, on us! Teachers travel free as long as they sign up as few as five students, and we also give teachers a free…

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Train To Be A Roman Gladiator

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Caesar’s Gladiators is one of the most popular LEAP! activities. The structure of the activity gives students an amazing look into the training experience of a Roman gladiator. The training is run by Alex, a drill sergeant like character, who not only knows his history…

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Teach Through Educational Travel: Neptune Fountain, Rome

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The Neptune Fountain (Fontana del Nettuno) is one of the most famous fountains in Rome, and is located on the Piazza Navona. There is another fountain with the same name, in the Piazza del Popolo! First built with only a basin (which lasted for hundreds…

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