Posted May 16, 2017
For as long as I can remember Barcelona has been the most popular destination for UK sports groups visiting Spain. In fact, it was the first destination I started to send groups to around 20 years ago. However, things could be about to change as more and more tours look to Valencia as a great value school sports destination in a city with a passion for sport, and the facilities to match.
Posted May 12, 2017
Flight overbooking has been dominating the headlines in the last few weeks following on from the unceremonious removal of Dr David Dao from a United flight early last month. Travellers are learning, t...
Posted May 11, 2017
Our educational tours specialist, Darren Davies, has been discussing the best way for schools to plan UK-based trips and get the most value for money. Check out his top tips in the latest Education Bu...
Posted February 14, 2017
Over the past couple of months I have attended a number of teacher events aimed at teachers of Humanities and asked 60 teachers a simple question, What would be your dream school trip?
There are 3 cl...
Posted January 16, 2017
Within the youth travel industry our goal, I believe, is to offer young people positive, authentic, fun and life-enhancing experiences. By achieving this we can encourage international communication, ...
Posted November 28, 2016
Monday 17th October
Today was our first full day in Kandy and it was extremely hot. We got up early and travelled to Peradeniya University where we played against two Sri Lankan netball teams called...
Posted November 21, 2016
As part of the first scuba diving trip, 24 of us and 4 members of staff went to Pula, Croatia. After a very early start, 4 am, we embarked on our long journey of 2 coaches and a plane ride. Everyone w...
Posted September 13, 2016
Just what happens when you book a tour? You choose a tour operator with ATOL/ABTA and STF (School Travel Forum) membership school and request a 4 day Cold War History to Helsinki. They say ‘great’ an...
Posted April 22, 2016
At the end of April my colleague Kirsten and I visited the beautiful city of Ypres in Belgium. We had a series of meetings with accommodation providers and local tour guides who assist us in arranging...