Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Washington DC

An Ode to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

For many students on our Washington D.C trips, visiting Arlington National Cemetery, and witnessing a wreath-laying ceremony, can be a moving moment. One Program Leader wanted to ensure that her students understood the importance of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and what it symbolized. Prior to he... Read More

WorldStrides International Educational Travel - China

How to I Say I Love You – Around the World

Love. It’s the theme of epic legends and stories in every society across the world. And it’s in the everyday, in every language and every culture. Here are some ways people across the world express their love. Maybe these can create a spark for you! Oui? French I love you – Je t’aime Where t... Read More

Young woman walking through the airport terminal

REAL ID is Coming!

Editor’s Note: The Department of Homeland Security is delaying the Real ID enforcement deadline to October 1, 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. The previous edition referenced the original deadline of October 1, 2020. The information in the post below remains true. What every traveler ... Read More

The Louvre - Paris, France

Best Movies for Sparking Travel Excitement

Ever seen a movie and thought, “Oh, I HAVE to go there someday”? Traveling the world vicariously through a film can be educational and inspirational! Whether you are learning about a new destinations and culture in preparation for traveling, or opening the door for new knowledge, a movie can be ... Read More

Student Spotlight: Ethan Wilkinson

You might say Ethan Wilkinson, a high school student from Michigan, approached fundraising for his upcoming trip to Costa Rica like a real professional – he created his own small business! He started a lawn care company from scratch. “My Mom helped me make postcards about my lawn mowing service... Read More