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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...

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...

Rayburn Review with Cath Rule

In the second edition of Rayburn Review, we recently caught up with Catherine Rule, our Geography Tours Development Manager. During our chat, we spoke about Cath’s favourite destination in Iceland...

The unseen side to Tenerife

Tenerife, as with most of the Canary Isles has long been thought of as the perfect package holiday destination. With good weather all year round and within reaching distance from the UK, plenty of...

Iceland – A thrill-seeker’s paradise

Full of ice sheets, waterfalls and volcanoes with difficult pronunciations, Iceland is often branded as a sightseeing paradise for geological enthusiasts. However, with that reputation comes...

Tales for your travels – the curious case of Iceland

The folklore of Iceland is something that goes much deeper than the fictional tales you usually hear of. The history behind the island’s fascinating interest in trolls and elves shapes the natural...
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Follow the road less travelled – Iceland hot spots and their off the beaten track alternatives

Topping travel bucket lists, astonishing great outdoor lovers and gripping thrill-seekers – there’s something pretty special about Iceland. Boasting unspoiled landscapes as far as the eye can see...

‘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...

Free Classroom Resource: Challenge of Natural Hazards Knowledge Organiser

We’ve compiled a ready-to-use classroom resource for you and your pupils – a Knowledge Organiser covering the theme of Tectonic Hazards, from the Challenge of Natural Hazards unit section of the...

Will I see the Northern Lights?

Whilst we can’t answer that question, we can tell you what they are, what affects your chances of seeing them, why Iceland is one of the best places on Earth to see them and how you can track them.

The ideal base for your Icelandic adventure

The perfect stop for school groups Located in the south of Iceland in the town of Selfoss, the Selfoss Hostel welcomes intrepid travellers looking for a place to spend the night after a day of...

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...