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Home away from home – Iceland’s top places to stay

Although Iceland is often defined by its dramatic landscapes and geographical wonders, the Nordic island also possesses a wealth of accommodation to match its well-renowned beauty. From hotels and...

Funny food idioms that will make you sound more French

For example…   The expression ‘it’s raining cats and dogs’ doesn’t mean that it’s literally raining cats and dogs. It actually means heavy rain. Learning and becoming familiar with...

Sport and the brain

Travel far and wide and there’s bound to be a trace of a sport you love. Let’s face it, place two hoodies on the ground and you have a set of goal posts. That’s the great thing about sport –...

Why Belgium is one of our most popular destinations

Besides the obvious pull that the country makes some of the best chocolate around, Belgium has some underappreciated assets that make it the perfect stepping stone from a UK tour. Less than a 5 hour...
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Top 10 free things for students to do in Berlin

Brimming with history, in Berlin you will uncover a piece of the past with every corner turned. To make sure that you and your students get the most out of your visit without breaking the bank,...
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School’s out! How to get children away from screens this summer holiday

So our aim for this summer is to get children away from screens and keep them active outdoors or getting creative indoors – whatever the weather. You don’t have to worry about thinking how to...
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What’s Brexit got to do with language learning? Turns out a lot.

A recent survey published by the British Council cites Brexit as one of the reasons that pupils are becoming disengaged with foreign language learning. According to a third of secondary teachers, a...

Safety – How has Iceland managed to get things so right?

You may think this is because of the island’s small population, but the country’s ability to manage the safety of its people can be seen as an art form when you look at the facts. GunPolicy.org...
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Victory in Europe Day – A date for your diaries

  What is VE Day? After almost 6 years of fighting, millions of lives lost, families, cities and homes devastated, Victory in Europe was declared on 8th May 1945. UK Prime Minister Winston...

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...

The Treaty of Versailles

Following the events of the First World War, the Treaty of Versailles was made as a result of the catastrophic loss during the war. In order for the treaty to be signed, it was believed by many that...