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The Key to Bastille Day

July 14, 2021

The Key to Bastille Day

Just outside of Washington, D.C. lies George Washington’s home, Mount Vernon, a widely popular student travel destination. Not only is it a treasure of American History, but also our connection to this French national holiday.

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The Age-Old Benefits of Student Travel

June 29, 2021

The Age-Old Benefits of Student Travel

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”  Famous words from a famous philosopher living more than 1,600 years ago.  Travel, it seems, has been considered important long before the ease of 21st …

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The True Independence Day

June 29, 2021

The True Independence Day

For more than two centuries Americans have been celebrating our country’s day of independence on the 4th of July.   According to one prominent founding father, this is not the day we should be celebrating:   July 3, 1776, John Adams …

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A Peak Behind the Curtain on Spring Student Travel

June 29, 2021

A Peak Behind the Curtain on Spring Student Travel

We live in a world that searches for authenticity.  People want to know beyond public personas and sales pitches.   As we walk through the White House on a tour, do we not wonder what the President is really like …

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Do you know the origin of Memorial Day?

May 25, 2021

Do you know the origin of Memorial Day?

For years, Decoration Day on May 30th was believed to be the origins of what we now know as Memorial Day. Recent discovery tells us another story…

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On the Road Again: Student Travel to D.C. & Pittsburgh

May 25, 2021

On the Road Again: Student Travel to D.C. & Pittsburgh

This Spring we have already had the privilege of welcoming students, teachers and parents on programs to both usual destinations and new attractions.That is right. Tours are happening! Trips are happening! Educational student travel is happening!

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This iconic destination and its stone-diamond anniversary.

May 21, 2021

This iconic destination and its stone-diamond anniversary.

The Empire State Building is one of the most iconic, celebrated and recognizable buildings in the world, and it’s crossing another milestone.

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Celebrating Earth Day

April 22, 2021

Celebrating Earth Day

On this Earth Day 2021, we’d like to recognize all of the students and educators who have joined us in exploring some of the most fascinating landscapes on the planet and lent their creativity, joy, and sense of adventure to explore the unfamiliar and to give back.

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Student Travel is Back

April 22, 2021

Student Travel is Back

The return of student travel has been eagerly anticipated since March of 2020.  Over the last year, teachers, administrators, parents, and students have asked ‘When can we travel again?  When should we travel?  How will it look?’  Here’s an ‘inside scoop’ on what we’re hearing from educators, destinations and attractions.

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The Power of Story, Travel and Everyday Heroes

April 19, 2021

The Power of Story, Travel and Everyday Heroes

Listen my children and you shall hear, of the midnight ride of…Sybil Ludington? The story of a teenage girl’s influence on the American Revolution and its power for students today.

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