Capturing Memories Forever, Safely

Capturing Memories Forever, Safely

Memories are fickle and a whole lot happens when you’re on a trip, so documenting it all is an important part of travel. This used to involve disposable cameras and maybe a journal. Nowadays, students all have phones that allow them to document trips in much greater...

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Keeping Current: Using the News to Engage Your Students

Keeping Current: Using the News to Engage Your Students

Written by Denise Gammon, Curriculum and Academics Specialist at WorldStrides. In my tenth-grade history class, I was required to memorize the front page of the local Monday newspaper for a quiz on Friday of that week. This was my (otherwise very engaging) history...

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Navigating Cultural Etiquette

Navigating Cultural Etiquette

While growing up, my parents often reminded me, “Mind your manners.” Those manners included not eating with your mouth open and making noises, leaving a tip at a restaurant, waiting patiently in line, not standing too close to others, saying please and thank you, and...

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Where There’s Smoke: Preparing for Wildfires

Where There’s Smoke: Preparing for Wildfires

As the pandemic fades away, a new challenge for travel has arrived: wildfires. Thanks to a warming climate that spurs on more lightning, the frequency of wildfires has increased around the world, from Australia to California, and most recently, Canada. And not only do...

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Creatively Handling the Unexpected

Creatively Handling the Unexpected

When adapting may be more important than planning. Don’t let fear of the unknown and unexpected stop your travels. Many people fear getting caught in a unique situation and not knowing what to do, yet we are resourceful and often discover creative ways to handle the...

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Group Travel Videos: Safety, Communication and Privacy

Group Travel Videos: Safety, Communication and Privacy

PhotoVision's Group Travel Videos app sounds like an excellent and valuable tool for schools and tour operators alike. It not only provides a way to create memorable keepsake videos from the photos shared by travelers but also prioritizes safety and privacy during...

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