8 Coffees from Around the World

The best part of any morning? A nice cup of coffee to start the day! While people all over the world wake up with this ritual, you’re likely to find a different cup of coffee in front of you depending on where you are. Americans tend to drink drip coffee with milk and sugar, but […] Read More

Pork Belly Sandwich

10 Must-Try Sandwiches around the World

The possibilities are endless when it comes to the sandwich. As simple – or as decadent – as you make it, this portable powerhouse of a food has had a long history. Our current idea of the sandwich was popularized in England back in the 1700s. John Montague, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, h... Read More


Doughnuts of the World

A doughnut is a doughnut is a doughnut, right? Not quite! While most Americans envision a sugary piece of round fried dough, you’ll need another word to get something doughnut-like abroad! Berliner (Germany) This yeast-based pastry is fried and filled with jam, much like your typical jelly dou... Read More

Capitol - Washington, DC

“Secret” Food Locations in Washington, D.C.

WorldStrides Course Leaders are among the most seasoned connoisseurs of our capital city. Part tour guide, part educator, part fixer-historian-planner-entertainer-leader-fun-fact-knower, they lead programs in and around our nation’s capital day after day and they have been around the block –... Read More

Valentine's Day Chocolate

7 Countries That Make The Best Chocolate

The stores are full of boxes of chocolates and confectionery goodies in honor of Valentine’s Day, but we don’t need an excuse to reach for a piece of the sweet treat. Sampling the local chocolate is part of the travel experience! Here are seven countries that make the best chocolate. Belgium You... Read More

Bouchon Lyonnais

Lyon, France: Gastronomic Capital of the World?

“We are the Gastronomic capital of the world you know” – I was proudly informed by my new colleagues when I arrived to start a new teaching placement in Lyon, France’s second city which sits in the Eastern corner of the country. I had to admit that I had barely heard anything about ... Read More

German Food Wiener Schnitzel

How German Is German Food?

How German is German food actually? It is traditionally very international. Let’s start with the world famous currywurst, (chopped fried sausage in a curry sauce) it’s one of Germany’s food stars. We have even a currywurst museum in Berlin where the first currywurst was served on September 4th... Read More

Tapas in Spain

Tapas in Spain

Spanish tapas are, without a doubt, the tastier treasure of Iberian cuisine. Tapas have become recently quite well known worldwide, although they are a very traditional and characteristic element of the ancient Spanish cuisine. They are not so much a specific kind of food itself, as a Spanish way o... Read More

German Food Currywerst

Travelers Dish: Best Foods Eaten While Traveling Abroad

Without a doubt, one of my favorite things about traveling is eating all kinds of delicious foods! I had a hunch that other travelers may feel the same way, so I posed the question to our “likers” on Facebook: “My favorite meal I’ve ever had was _______________ in _______________. Fill in th... Read More