The Vatican - Vatican City

Roaming Rome

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.” Many of us took advantag... Read More

The Colosseum - Rome, Italy

12 Interesting Facts About Rome

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 pasta! – Rome is one of our ... Read More

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Learn about our International Teacher Conventions

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 spot at one of our International Teacher Conventions. O... Read More

inside of Colosseum in Rome, Italy

Train To Be A Roman Gladiator

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 but puts students through a ... Read More

Neptune Fountain

Teach Through Educational Travel: Neptune Fountain, Rome

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 of years), the fountain was finished in 1878, ... Read More