Author:daniel.wilson

Having won eight major European trophies between 1970 and 1995, Ajax have been a household name for any football fan over the age of 30, so why not for the football-loving children of today? Since the arrival of billionaire owners and multi-million pound TV deals around the world, Ajax have been one of a number of once huge European clubs who have seen others surpass them, however it now appears their traditional and more romantic methods of building success are starting to pay off.

AFC Ajax – The resurgence of a footballing great

Having won eight major European trophies between 1970 and 1995, Ajax have been a household name for any football fan over the age of 30, so why not for the football-loving children of today? Since...

Why the Netherlands is the perfect destination for female sport!

After recently returning from an amazing hockey tour of the Netherlands with Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, I’d like to share some of the top reasons for choosing the Netherlands for your...

Who will win the Six Nations 2019?

England, Wales and Ireland head into the final weekend of the Six Nations all dreaming of winning the championships – but only one team will get to lift the Championship Trophy. With Wales...

Putting the ‘Grand’ into Grandvalira: a guided tour

Midway through my week-long ski trip to Andorra, I was lucky enough to meet up with Balkis de Seguin, International Sales for Grandvalira. On the cards was a guided tour of the wide variety of ski...

Exploring the Biggest Spa in Southern Europe

The first thing that strikes you when you gaze over the Andorra la Vella skyline is a piercing, glass, dagger structure, shard-like in its construction. Radiating the sunlight during the day and...

Why Hotel Panorama is perfect for school ski groups

We’ve been sending ski groups to the 4-star Hotel Panorama in Andorra for years now, and there’s a reason why it constantly receives such positive feedback from our groups. Having just returned...

Madesimo Through the Eyes of Tarporley High School

Last week I was lucky enough to spend a week with the students and staff of Tarporley High School as I accompanied them on their ski trip to Madesimo. Having been to Madesimo in December, I thought...

A Tour of Andorra la Vella by Foot

Nestled in the country’s central, green valley, Andorra la Vella is your gateway to the rugged mountains of the Andorran Pyrenees. At an altitude of 1,050 metres, it’s Europe’s loftiest capital...

Our Top 3 Time-Saving Tips for Fitting Skis

You can’t ski without skis – fact. Therefore one of the most important jobs that needs to be done is fitting skis. When you arrive, you’ll visit a local ski shop where you’ll try on ski...

Free Classroom Resource : UK Extreme Weather (Syllabus Based)

From intense heat waves to flash flooding, tropical storms to cold snaps, extreme weather has continually been in the news the past few years. With the UK Extreme Weather playing such a key part in...

Day 4 in NYC!

On day 4 of the NYC tour we woke up at 7:30am and had the standard breakfast of bagels and muffins. We set off walking for Central Park at 8:45 in good spirits and reached our destination at 9:20....

Day 3 in NYC

On Day 3 we started our journey to Battery Park at 8:30 on the subway, where we travelled to the port where we departed to Staten Island via a Ferry.  The ferry was a rocky ride, but we took in...