International travel encourages you to step outside your comfort zone, discover new places and open your mind to different cultures and experiences. When you add education, culturally immersive activities and local insight, the result is nothing short of transformative. Educational student tours are an opportunity for students to experience the world. Expert local guides share their perspectives and educate students while bilingual Tour Directors handle logistics and provide cultural insight, allowing teachers and students to explore the world as true global citizens.

What time zone is it?

I just stumbled across Time Zone Check, a cool interactive site where you can instantly check the time in any… Read more

Travel Tip: Go Google

If you have (or can find) access to an online computer while you travel, some of Google’s free applications could… Read more

Packing Light

There’s one mantra when it comes to packing: Pack light, or carry the consequences. Rick Steves makes that point loud… Read more

Passport Potpourri

One of the initial thrills of planning your first trip abroad is getting your first passport. Unfortunately, the process sometimes… Read more

Pins on the map

Traveling gives me that pins-and-needles feeling. Literally. Every time I get home from a trip, I go to a framed… Read more

Remember Rule 240

Frustrated at a flight cancellation? Hopelessly stranded at the airport? Feel like you have no recourse? Well, you may be… Read more

More passport info

Getting a U.S. passport for the first time (or even renewing an expired one) can seem like a giant hurdle… Read more