Author:MeganDeakin

Bay of Naples

Top 8 geographical adventures in the Bay of Naples and Sicily

Alive with restless mountains, rugged coastlines, azure seas and intriguing geographical landscapes, a trip to the Bay of Naples and Sicily is the ultimate experience for any geographer. We give our...

It’s party time! Win a Staffroom Christmas Party for your school.

As our way of saying a great big thank you for the hard work you do as teachers, in the run up to Christmas Rayburn Tours are running a competition to win the ultimate staffroom Christmas party for...
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A geographer’s guide to the Azores

With vast calderas, mesmerising turquoise lakes and steam-emitting fumaroles, this remote archipelago has volcanic activity at its heart. These impressive islands offer up the ultimate adventure,...
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Top 5 lesser-known Battlefield sites worth visiting

A journey to the Western Front brings home the reality of the First World War, taking you through a landscape of cemeteries and memorials – from those dedicated to tens of thousands of servicemen...
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Top 10 best things to do in Iceland on a budget

Ok, it’s unlikely that a full on adventure to Iceland is going to be a cheap getaway, but this land of spectacular natural beauty has so much to offer visitors without breaking the bank. Any...
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Could this be the best school trip to Iceland – ever?!

Imagine the most awe-inspiring adventure to this land of extremes, where explosive volcanoes emerge above the landscape, geysers shoot high up into the sky and thundering waterfalls give a soaking to...
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Guildford County School experience awe and wonder in Iceland

Earlier in the year, we worked with Guildford County School to give their young geographers the best school trip ever, as they ventured to the Land of Fire and Ice. Highlights included experiencing...
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Iceland School Trip Kit List

For the intrepid explorers out there embarking on an Icelandic adventure, there’ll be one question you want answering. What on earth should I pack? Known for its variable weather and sometimes...
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Travelling with groups of different faiths

We work with international schools from all over the world, so we’re well accustomed to helping groups of different faiths and meeting specific religious requirements. Tailoring every element of...
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A helping hand on your tour

Whilst all of our tours are created to work as independently-led trips, there’s the option of having a member of our team accompany you on tour. Whether it’s a Tour Manager, Geography Field Study...
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Over 10 years with the International School of Geneva: an insight into their annual battlefields trip

At Rayburn Tours we’re proud of our strong international focus, working together with schools worldwide to seek new adventures, embrace new cultures and learn new skills. Our role is to support you...
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Merchant Taylors’ School: La Bella Vita in Lido di Jesolo & Lake Garda

Earlier this year, young musicians from Merchant Taylors’ School embarked upon a musical two-centre tour to Lido di Jesolo (Venice) and Lake Garda. Whilst Venice is celebrated for its extensive...