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Student Travel to Puerto Rico

April 26, 2022

Service learning, fun in the sun, cultural exchange, and lifelong memories. What more could you ask for in a student group tour experience?

Student Travel Packing Tips

April 25, 2022

One of the biggest questions we get this time of year is about what to pack on student group tours. And while our answer depends heavily on the destination and time of year, there are a few tips that are pretty universal.

Celebrating our Outdoor Classrooms

April 22, 2022

In honor of Earth Day and the conclusion of National Parks week, we’re celebrating some of our most popular outdoor classrooms.

A Day in the Life of a Tour Guide

March 31, 2022

How much do you know about what tour guides actually do for you and your students during your trip? You just might be surprised at the scope of their duties. At least for our guides…

Have you heard about this essay contest?

Our friends at the SYTA Youth Foundation are accepting applications for their annual World is a Classroom Essay Contest.

The Best Student Travel Destination for 2023

March 25, 2022

Curious about the best student travel destination? Look no further!

The Importance of Guide Training for Educational Travel

February 25, 2022

We’re turning the tables in this blog post and putting our Lead Guide, Timothy Smith, in the hot seat to discuss our recent tour guide training in Washington, D.C., and why he’s so passionate about this hands-on, personalized approach to providing our groups with the very best guides.

Global Guides: Kim Chaulk

February 24, 2022

Meet Kim Chaulk, a passionate educator who traded the four walls of the classroom for the traveling classroom of a tour guide.

How to Decipher the Best Proposal for Your Student Tour

February 17, 2022

If you’ve been a student group travel leader for a while, you’ve likely received messages from other companies stating that they can offer you a comparable itinerary at a significant savings and/or get you better trip inclusions. How can you evaluate two proposals and itineraries that appear to be very similar? Keep reading!

Reader Poll 2022

January 25, 2022

It’s been almost one year since we launched Global Guide! We have thoroughly enjoyed sharing destination inspiration, student group travel news, and important updates with you. But we want to know – what would you like to read about?

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