Students: What to expect on tour

BEFORE YOU GO Once you’ve finished signing up, you’ll get the information you need to explore your Tour Center—your online one-stop shop for all things related to your tour. Come here to make payments, receive important reminders, find out hotel and flight information, and more. This is also where you can access your personal fundraising Read More …

Students: The tour process

Signing up for an educational tour is an exciting experience! To make sure it goes smoothly, here are a few step-by-step instructions to help you navigate the process. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask your group leader or contact Explorica Customer Care. Step 1: Find your tour Go to explorica.com/sign-up and enter Read More …

Announcing the 2017 photo contest: Learning in action!

It’s our favorite time of the year: Photo contest time! We received a record number of submissions in 2016 and we want to make 2017 bigger and better than ever. This year, we’ve chosen a theme: Learning in action. Show us the candid learning moments from your 2017 tour and you could win a $300 Read More …

How to fundraise over the holidays

How many holiday sweaters do you really need (or want) living in the back of your closet? This year, let your family and friends know that they can make a donation towards your upcoming tour instead! But before you ask them to help send you on an educational travel experience you’ll never forget, review these tips: Read More …

2016 Photo Contest WINNERS

We asked. And you responded with resounding enthusiasm! Thank you for submitting a record number of fantastic images to our annual photo contest. It was incredibly difficult to choose the winners from the thousands (yes, thousands!) of great images we received, but here are the photos that stood out from the rest: Best cultural immersion photo | Students experiencing an exciting and unique activity Read More …

Remembering D-Day

On June 6, 1944, a massive Allied force of more than 160,000 soldiers crossed the English Channel to engage in Operation Overlord on the 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline of Normandy. There were five landing zones, given special code names that have become forever ingrained in the identity of the region: Juno Beach (Canada); Read More …

Photo Contest Feature – A View into Peru

This June our fellow Explorican, Bonnie B., joined us on our Peru: Machu Picchu adventure!  She was fortunate enough to capture the moment below of her daughter, Savannah, in the landmark’s lower plaza.  The pic was voted as the Best Local Interaction photo from our 2015 Photo Contest by Explorica staff. Savannah, she says, is “crazy about Read More …

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 …