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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

5 Great Souvenir Ideas for Your Class Trip to Italy

Posted by Sarah Lozinski on Mon, May 4, 2015 @ 03:31 PM

Sarah Lozinski is a student, a traveller, and a writer. When she’s not sharing her educational travel experiences on our blog, you’ll find her playing Settlers of Catan, or buried in the New York Times. Probably both. This week, Sarah shares some ideas for souvenir-shopping during your class trip to Italy.

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Topics: Student travel, Food, Travel tips, Europe

Staff Picks: Essential Lunch Spots During Your Class Trip

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, Mar 10, 2015 @ 02:32 PM

If there’s one this we all have in common at Jumpstreet Tours, it’s that we’ve spent a lot of time in the destinations that we offer for school trips.

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Topics: Jumpstreet, Montreal, New York City, Boston, Quebec City, Food, Trip-Planning Resources, Germany, Chicago

2 Maple Syrup Recipes that will Bring Quebec to Your Classroom

Posted by Laura Lalonde on Tue, Mar 3, 2015 @ 02:04 PM

It’s no secret that maple syrup is huge in Quebec. No matter the time of year, virtually all of our Quebec student tours experience its gooey goodness when they visit a cabane à sucre (sugar shack), where syrup is cultivated from maple trees.

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Topics: Jumpstreet, Canada, Student travel, culture, winter, Quebec, French, Food

5 Reasons to Get Excited for Student Travel in 2014

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, Jan 7, 2014 @ 10:40 AM

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Topics: Festivals, Montreal, New York City, Boston, Ottawa, Quebec City, History, Food, Art, museum