History Stories

8 fun facts about Japan!

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It’s no surprise that the Japan National Tourism Organization has been encouraging educational tours from Australia. From the electrifying modern cities and sophisticated robotics, to the ancient and historic natural landscapes scattered with volcanos, waterfalls and temples – Japan really does have something for everyone! We have compiled a list of interesting facts you may…

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How travel connects to the classroom

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Travelling creates stronger teachers, and in turn stronger students. Studies continuously show how travel improves academic performance, and there are learning opportunities for students before, during, and after you return from your tour. For teachers, travel is professional development at the highest level. Travel brings lesson plans to life for classrooms, and the benefits are…

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Tasmania – a 10/10 from teachers

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From its heritage sites and natural attractions, to galleries and museums full of history and culture, our teachers always rave that Tasmania is the perfect place to take students on an educational adventure. “Tasmania was an amazing experience for our students and covered many highlights including Mt Wellington, Port Arthur and Cradle Mountain. Our students…

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Best of Asia

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If you had all the free time in the world, where would you spend your time abroad? With Asia in our backyard, it’s hard to overlook this astonishing continent with its diverse landscapes, fascinating history, authentic cultural experiences and endless learning opportunities – Asia is the perfect place to take students on an educational adventure!…

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Destination Spotlight: Northern Territory

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Renowned for its spellbinding national parks, abundant wildlife, stunning gorges, and ancient Aboriginal culture, it’s no surprise the Red Centre scored a spot in the top 5 best regions in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2019 guide. A visit to the Red Centre can be incorporated into a fun-educational-packed program through the Northern Territory, providing…

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Destination spotlight: Sydney

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Experience the many layers of Australia’s most iconic city, learn the stories behind its famous structures and iconic attractions including the Sydney Opera House, and discover Australia’s indigenous and colonial heritage from Bondi to the Blue Mountains. A trip to Sydney is full of history, culture and adventure – here are just a few of our…

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Top 10 museums around the globe

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With approximately 55,000 museums spread out across 202 countries, from ancient history and historical monuments to modern and contemporary art, we have selected our top 10 educational and magical museums for you to consider when planning your next tour. Hermitage Museum – St Petersburg, Russia   Located in the former royal Winter Palace, the Hermitage Museum…

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The world awaits

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WorldStrides’ educational travel programs offer students a smorgasbord of cross-curriculum academic and personal development opportunities to ignite personal growth and enrich learning at every stage of development. No matter the destination or year level of your students – an educational tour is remembered for a lifetime. We’ve hand-picked 7 of our top cross-curriculum destinations around…

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A year level guide to educational travel

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Over the past 30 years, we’ve fine-tuned our Australian educational travel programs to ensure they exceed your expectations. All of our tours are curriculum-linked and specifically tailored to suit the learning outcomes, year level and any other needs of each group. Our most popular tours and activities for each year level are: Years 5, 6…

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Modern history school tours – USA, Germany and Vietnam

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Events of recent centuries have left an indelible imprint on today’s world, from divisive revolutions and wars through to life-saving medical breakthroughs and technological advancements. Take your students on a journey that helps them comprehend and appreciate how pivotal events in the past have shaped our present, with the following tours: Modern History school tours…

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