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The First 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself When You Start Planning Your Class Trip

Posted by Michael Johnson on Wed, Aug 8, 2018 @ 10:58 AM

So, you'd like to plan a class trip. That's genius! You are a genius. The world is a better place because of you.

But what comes next?

Having spent almost three decades listening to teachers from communities all over North America, we’ve boiled down some questions to help you stay organized and energized throughout your planning experience.

To start, here are the first five questions you should ask yourself as you embark on the preliminary planning of your class trip:

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Topics: Student travel, Montreal, New York City, Boston, History, winter, Quebec, French, Travel tips, Trip-Planning Resources, Europe, Germany, Costa Rica, Spanish, International, Central America, social studies

Woot woot! Jumpstreet is on Instagram now.

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, Apr 10, 2018 @ 12:32 PM

Today is a momentous occasion. Why? Because Jumpstreet is officially on Instagram now.

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Topics: Jumpstreet, social media, instagram

Happy Holidays from Jumpstreet Tours!

Posted by Michael Johnson on Thu, Dec 21, 2017 @ 02:12 PM

THE BEST PART about the Holidays? It’s the connections we make.

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Topics: Jumpstreet, Holiday

Using Geography to Make the Most of Your Thanksgiving Meal

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, Nov 21, 2017 @ 10:03 AM

No matter where you live in the U.S. - no matter how many football games you watch, or black Friday sales you (barely) survive - the dinner table is the beating heart of Thanksgiving. The image of a family crowded around the table - passing bowls of stuffing, mashed potatoes and various pies while mom or dad ceremoniously carves the turkey - is a portrait of Americana.

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Topics: American Travel, culture, Holiday, History, Food, thanksgiving

Planning a Class Trip Just Got a Whole Lot Easier.

Posted by Michael Johnson on Wed, Jul 5, 2017 @ 02:25 PM

Here's how our next-generation online payment portal is going to improve your trip-planning experience:

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Topics: Jumpstreet, Canadian Travel, American Travel, Trip-Planning Resources, International, Portal

Our 2017 Photo Contest: June Winners!

Posted by Michael Johnson on Wed, Jul 5, 2017 @ 12:46 PM

The time has come to announce the winners of June's photo contest!

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Topics: Quebec City, winter, Quebec, Contests, Photos

Our 2017 Photo Contest: April Winner!

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, May 30, 2017 @ 10:36 AM

The time has come to announce the winner of April's photo contest!

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Topics: Quebec City, winter, Quebec, Contests, Photos

Staff Picks: My Montreal

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, May 23, 2017 @ 02:59 PM

Last week, Montréal celebrated its 375th Birthday. A wide range of activities are planned to mark the occasion. We have roots in Montréal and send countless student groups there - for both French and Spanish immersion trips with their language teachers - so it comes as no surprise that much of our team has something to say about what this wonderful city means to them: 

 

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Topics: Jumpstreet, Canada, Canadian Travel, Montreal, Quebec

Our 2017 Photo Contest: March Winners!

Posted by Michael Johnson on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 @ 01:51 PM

The time has come to announce the winners of Marchs photo contest!

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Topics: Photos

3 Eccentric Easter Traditions Across Europe

Posted by Michael Johnson on Thu, Apr 13, 2017 @ 10:48 AM

It's Easter this weekend, and that usually means lots of chocolate, eggs, bunnies, chocolate eggs, chocolate bunnies... you get the idea.

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Topics: Holiday, Europe