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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

Our 2017 Photo Contest: February Winners!

Posted by Michael Johnson on Fri, Mar 10, 2017 @ 10:40 AM

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

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Topics: Photos

5 New Features in Our 2018 International Class Trip Catalog

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 @ 12:09 PM

Hot off the press! The 2018 edition of our International Class Trip Catalog is packed with itineraries, prices and trip-planning resources, not to mention testimonials from teachers and parents who are simply loving their Jumpstreet experience.

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Topics: tours, Student travel, History, Trip-Planning Resources, Europe, Germany, Costa Rica, International, Central America

Quebec City

Posted by Michael Johnson on Mon, Jan 30, 2017 @ 12:29 PM

We are acutely aware that on January 29, 2017, a shooting took place at an Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City. We have been following this tragic event closely ever since it was first reported.

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