Author:sophie.lamb

Blenheim High School switch up their Spanish language trip with a new destination

As a school that’s frequently toured but never travelled with Rayburn before, we were delighted to look after Blenheim High School’s 4 day, 3 night tour to Seville in 2019. With previous...

The world is getting warmer – and we’re feeling the effects

The term ‘global warming’ has been banded around for years, so much so that we’ve become somewhat desensitised to it. The glaciers are melting. The sea levels are rising. The polar bears are...

Top free things to do on a school trip to Paris

Home to some of the world’s most famous hotels and restaurants, as well as being the headquarters for top luxury brands, Paris certainly has a reputation for being an expensive city. But that’s...

Why you shouldn’t overlook the Netherlands for your next school geography trip

Whilst it’s easy to be dumbfounded by the waterfalls of Iceland, the Berber villages of Morocco and the volcanoes of Italy, the Netherlands deserves a place on your school’s bucket list. The...

6 reasons why every music group should perform at Edinburgh Fringe

Stepping onto the streets of Edinburgh Fringe is like stepping through the looking glass. Where the weird, the wonderful, the funny, the thought-provoking and the darn right spectacular all come out...

Take Note Community Choir rocks Edinburgh Fringe with home-grown Devon talent

Devon-based Take Note Community Choir has been taking the Edinburgh Fringe Festival’s choral scene by storm – and it’s no surprise why. Having travelled all the way from Tiverton to perform at...

Rob Chambers: Iceland’s #1 Fan

St Ivo is a well-recognised (and well-loved) name within the Rayburn Tours team. Having run over 20 tours with us over the years, many have been at the hand of Mr Rob Chambers, Head of Geography,...

Top 10 free things to do for schools in Washington, USA

Washington is literally packed with free things to do, especially for schools. From museums and monuments to outdoor concerts, check out our guide to Washington's top 10 free activities for schools.

Top 10 free things to do in Barcelona

Embrace the captivating coastal city of Barcelona and its endless culture, remarkable architecture and breath-taking scenery. We want to help your students capture the moment when they’ve been...

11 easy ways to stay green this festival season (and why you should)

It’s July. It’s hotting up (kind of). And Decathlon is getting busy. Ah, hello festival season! Whilst some of us are turfing out last year’s muddy wellies, giving our sleeping bags the...

¡Qué Extraño! 3 spectacular Spanish festivals you’ve never heard of!

There are many things that undeniably define a country, and Spain has more than its fair share! From the country’s cooking to its history, there’s a long list of iconic features embedded into the...

‘Life in plastic, it’s not fantastic’

Life in plastic may have been fantastic for Aqua back in the 90s, but today… not so much. Last year I spent 6 months travelling around 7 countries in Australasia, America and Asia; each very...