Explorica offers exclusive exchanges to Cuba

Morro Castle on the coast of Havana Once a country sealed off from the U.S., Cuba is slowly revealing the formerly untapped resources it has to offer. You can now experience this cultural revolution firsthand with our Cuba Educational Exchange, a journey that exposes students to new and exciting experiences never before offered. As a Read More …

Fundraising ideas: class trip dinner theater

In a recent post, “Class trip crowdfunding: Fundraising for the digital age,” we highlighted crowdfunding as an effective way to raise money for your class’s educational tour. Crowdfunding utilizes the Internet to collect small donations from a vast pool of supporters, anywhere in the world. The principles of crowdfunding, however, have existed long before the Read More …

Educational travel photo of the week: Hierapolis theater

Imagine traveling back in time to when the great Roman Empire ruled over much of this Earth. Time machines haven’t been invented (yet!), but you can still catch a glimpse of ancient civilizations through such archaeological sites as the theater at Hierapolis, in what is now Turkey. The Roman Emperor Vespasian commissioned construction of a Read More …

Class trip crowdfunding: Fundraising for the digital age

Catching the crowds at Sacre Coeur, in Paris You’ve booked an educational tour with Explorica. You’ve held an informational meeting with students and their parents (Step Three in the tour process). Everybody’s on board. Great! Now what? Establish a plan to reach your fundraising goal for the overall cost of the class trip. Nowadays, online Read More …

New Edu-Tour: The Galapagos & Machu Picchu

Go to the center of the earth. Then walk in the footsteps of Darwin, and see centenarian giant tortoises around a volcanic archipelago. Just when you get your head around the theory of evolution, take a mind-blowing hike in the cradle of Incan civilization… Our new tour to the Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu is Read More …

Educational Travel in France

This article was originally featured in Explorica’s 2012 educational travel magazine featuring high school tours to France that are teacher-led. We’ll be sharing 20 life-changing travel experiences throughout the season. Transform your students’ lives (and maybe your own) with any of these exceptional, teacher-led educational travel experiences. High School Tour France: Come Face to Foot with Napoleon Maybe Read More …

New Educational Travel Tour: San Jose and the Coastal Puntarenas

Say “pura vida” to the monkeys, sloths and parrots as the plentiful wildlife will surely put a smile on your face. Then spread joy on a visit to local students where you’ll truly sense the jovial culture of ticos. Can’t get enough? Add a splash of white water rafting! Our new student tour takes you from Read More …