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Which parks made TripAdvisor’s 2019 list of ‘the world’s best theme parks’?

The list contained the best 25 theme parks in the world, but let’s take a look at some of Rayburn’s favourite spots and where they rank on the list; Orlando It’s no secret that Orlando is home...
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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...
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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...

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...

Iceland’s Westfjords – where the journey is part of the adventure!

I’ve always loved Iceland, ever since my first visit, many years ago. I was instantly captivated by the stunning scenery and spectacular landscapes and fell under its spell completely....

Simply unforgettable venues to suit your choir’s sound and style

At Rayburn Tours, providing ensembles with simply unforgettable performance opportunities is at the very heart of what we do. Taking pride in exceeding the expectations of choirs and offering a...

Hadley Learning Community’s trip to Belgium

Described as an amazing and maturing experience via Twitter, Hadley Learning Community appeared to have a wonderful time on their sports tour to Belgium. Both the netball and football teams travelled...

‘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...