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5 Eccentric Festivals to Check Out During Your Class Trip to Europe

Posted by Tristen Clarke-Cousineau on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 @ 08:59 AM

Europe is a mosaic of cultures and personalities. It brims with colourful, sometimes even strange festivals that have grown oh-so important over time. Here's just a handful of these festivities that are definitely worth checking out during your Europe class trip.

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Topics: Jumpstreet, travel, Student travel, culture, Travel tips, Europe

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

8 things to do in Barcelona

Posted by Laura Lalonde on Wed, Feb 4, 2015 @ 11:56 AM

Planning a Barcelona tour? That, my friend, is a great idea.

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Topics: tours, Student travel, culture, Travel tips, Trip-Planning Resources, Europe

3 Fall Food Festivals to Consider for your Class Trip

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, Aug 19, 2014 @ 01:36 PM

Student travel and food are kindred spirits. Digging in to authentic local food is one of the best ways to experience a new culture, even if it’s in your own backyard. It’s also a great way to foster language learning. After all, it’s virtually an unwritten rule that a language student starts by learning how to order in a restaurant!

Markets and grocery stores are a great way to get students practicing a foreign language. Jumpstreet Tours actually offers language-themed activities that take place in the supermarket! But there are other great ways to get your students experiencing a new culture--a new language even—by exposing them to the area’s eating habits. Here are three amazing food festivals that might be worth adding to your fall itinerary.

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Topics: culture, Festivals, Travel tips

Jumpstreet's Student Travel Spring Packing Guide is Here!

Posted by Michael Johnson on Fri, May 9, 2014 @ 10:09 AM

The snow has melted. The birds have returned from visiting their grandparents in Florida. The world is suddenly looking greener, warmer and more welcoming. Spring is here. Just in time for your student tour!

While winter student travel is known to throw a few curveballs, spring student travel is a little more straightforward. That said you still need to be prepared.

Luckily for you we’re here to help! Here’s what Jumpstreet recommends:

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Topics: Jumpstreet, Student travel, Travel tips

Student Travel Survival Guides: Foreign Currency

Posted by Michael Johnson on Wed, Jan 29, 2014 @ 02:00 PM

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Topics: Student travel, Travel tips