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Language Champion Eleanor Harvey posing in front of a moat and village.

Language Champion Spotlight: Eleanor Harvey ‘Language allows you to form that connection.’

Our 3rd Language Champion is Eleanor Harvey! Multi-lingual in French, Spanish and German, she thrives on building your epic tour!
Silvia Avvertenza, A Rayburn Tours Language Champion

Language Champion Spotlight: Silvia Avvertenza ‘The Closeness Comes from Speaking the Same Language…’

Stuffed with linguistic talent, our Language Champion Silva Avvertenza is one more vital cog to creating your unforgettable trip!
Madrid tile mosaic in golden yellow and green

Top 10 Free Things to do in Madrid

Immerse yourself in 10 incredible and iconic spaces in the Spanish capital. The best part? They don't cost a penny!

Revel in the Real Alcazar – Seville’s Stunning & Cultural Time Capsule

Uncover timeless cultural beauty at one of Southern Spain's most iconic masterpieces.
Sun sets on an Andalusian coastal white building town

The Jewels of Andalusia: Granada, Malaga & Seville

Southern Spain awaits with gorgeous vistas, captivating landmarks and a whole world full of culture. A perfect setting to bolster your Spanish!

International School Travel is Back!

After pressing pause on international school trips, today is a long-awaited day. The Department for Education has given the much anticipated go ahead for schools to take students abroad. Cue cheers...

Travel experiences that students will need and deserve

Educational travel – experiences that students will need and deserve… The benefits of traveling on an international school trip with students have long been reported on. The enhancement of in...

5 YouTube channels you can’t help but binge

Ah YouTube, the place where you start watching a how-to video and end up in the depths of the ultimate funny cat compilation. With new videos popping up every day (and YouTube being so generally...
German compound nouns

25 hilarious German Compound Nouns

With plenty of grammatical rules (and exceptions) to get to grips with, German is known for being a challenging and complex language. So, for a little something different, we’ve complied some of...
French faux amis

Your A to Z of French ‘Faux Amis’

Have you spotted a word in French that looks similar to a word we have in the English language? Beware, all may not be quite as it seems! There are examples of ‘faux amis’ or ‘false...

Sound like a German native with our top 10 funny idioms

Want to pass as a native German speaker? Brush up on these ‘Redensarten’ (known in English as idioms). These are everyday sayings used to express emotions and thoughts. Here we share some of the...
kids jumping on trip

The resilience of our children in unprecedented times

On the 20th March 2020, I sat penning this article as our world entered a period of unprecedented change, as the COVID-19 virus threatened to interrupt all areas of our day to day lives. Even now,...