Monthly Archives: February 2018

Itinerary Feature: Chicago Shopping Experience

The Windy City may mess up your hair, but it won’t mess up your fashion-forward shopping and education plans, that’s for sure! Fashionistas, design students, and Chicago lovers in general, get ready for one of our most popular fashion based student trips, our 3-Day Chicago Shopping Experience! This extended weekend Chi-town adventure will allow you to…
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5 Tips & Tricks for your Next Student Cruise

Are you undecided on where to take your students for their next big trip? [caption id="attachment_26039" align="alignright" width="425"] Student Travel with AST[/caption] Do you want them to be engaged in a different culture, but cannot realistically take them across the globe? If so, Adventure Student Travel has the perfect trip for you...a student cruise! Now…
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Historic Market Square Park

 Historic Market Square Park If you are looking for a historic Houston cornerstone, a spot to do a bit of shopping, or just a breath of fresh air, Historic Market Square Park is for you! This downtown public park is considered to be the 'original heart of community activity' for Houston, this being just blocks…
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Julia Ideson Building

Julia Ideson Building An integral part of the Houston Public Library System and longstanding downtown Houston fixture, the Julia Ideson Building is one of the most beautiful and historic spots you can visit while in town! This breathtaking Spanish architecture is very grandiose, with Spanish brick floors, marble pillars, and grand staircases throughout. Head to…
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Houston Downtown Aquarium

Houston Downtown Aquarium [caption id="attachment_26019" align="alignright" width="425"] Spotted Stingray Houston Aquarium Pixabay Public Domain[/caption] Amazing aquatic ecosystem displays, interactive touch pools, and exciting shark tanks...welcome to Houston's Downtown Aquarium! The 6-acre entertainment and dining complex holds over 500,000 gallons of aquatic display, one full-service restaurant, an upscale bar, and several shopping opportunities along the way. There…
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Travel Feature Friday with Michelle: New Orleans

This wonderfully entertaining southeastern Louisiana city is among the Top Ten most visited destinations in the country. New Orleans is chock-full of captivating magic and mystery just waiting for you and your student travel group to discover. Its rich history, good-time reputation, and humid subtropical climate draw visitors year-round, who come to partake of its famously flamboyant celebrations,…
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Manhattan by Sail

Manhattan by Sail If your group is looking for a breath of fresh air during your NYC adventure book a cruise with Manhattan by Sail, one of the most relaxing ways to see the sights of the city by sail! [caption id="attachment_25997" align="alignright" width="425"] Sailing on the Shearwater in front of the Statue of Liberty,…
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The Best Easter Egg Hunts in the U.S this Year

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] From White House-worthy egg hunting to carnival-style New Orleans eggstravaganzas, this year is promising to be one of the brightest in Easter egg hunts in quite awhile. Each state in the U.S boasts the biggest, best, or brightest Easter day celebration, but when it comes to fun hunts, these take the cake!…
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Student Travel Scholarships: Road Scholarship

Too often do we come across the situation in which we are helping plan a student group trip, and there are one or two (or more, sadly) students who cannot individually afford to join their classmates in the adventure. [caption id="attachment_26074" align="alignright" width="425"] AST Student Group in DC[/caption] This is heartbreaking to us, and to…
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7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Mardi Gras

Break out your purple green and golds, grab some beads, and order some King Cake, it's officially FAT TUESDAY. Of course, when you think of Mardi Gras you probably think of booze and debauchery, which you should, but you should also think about religion, cultural history, and well, we'll say it again for the people…
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