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Teach & Travel

A Change of Plans
December 26, 2018

We arrived at Raleigh-Durham Airport full of excitement: Our college group was headed to Costa Rica for eight days! The plan was to fly into San Jose and begin our sightseeing. Due to a mechanical issue, our flight was delayed. By the time we arrived in Atlanta, we missed our connecting flight. Delta added our […]

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Where They Once Stood: Transporting Learning to Historic Sites
December 12, 2018

Textbooks are full of detailed descriptions and imagery depicting important events of our past. While they’re invaluable learning tools, nothing replaces experiencing the real thing. Taking students to specific locations—to stand where the historic figures they read about once stood—brings learning to the next level. Some say there’s an energy that lingers around places that […]

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Top 10 Student Destinations: International
October 2, 2018

SYTA Member tour operators selected 10 locations as the Top International Travel Destinations favored by students and teachers. NO. 1 ITALY “You may have the universe if I may have Italy,” wrote Giuseppe Verdi in his opera Attila. Italy has been at the center of history, art and culture since antiquity—and its artistic and cultural heritage […]

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Ripley Hunter “World Is a Classroom” Essay Contest Winner Announced
September 26, 2018

For months, students submitted their stories and lessons from their favorite trips for a chance to be awarded a valuable SYTA Youth Foundation scholarship. After reading through a large amount of incredible experiences, the Ripley Hunter “World is a Classroom” Essay Contest winner has been chosen! I Changed. “厕所在哪里? Cè suǒ zài nǎ lǐ?” I […]

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Top 10 Student Destinations: North America
September 19, 2018

SYTA member tour operators selected 10 cities as the Top North America Travel Destinations favored by students and teachers. NO. 1 TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA One of the most multicultural cities in the world, Toronto is a center for arts, culture and history. Toronto’s story spans from indigenous life and British rule to the Canadian Confederation […]

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