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The Bay of Naples in action – an itinerary in a nutshell

At Rayburn Tours, we live to create the ultimate trip. An experience to remember. One that will enhance your students’ understanding of the world around them, support their learning and leave them...

A Tour of Andorra la Vella by Foot

Nestled in the country’s central, green valley, Andorra la Vella is your gateway to the rugged mountains of the Andorran Pyrenees. At an altitude of 1,050 metres, it’s Europe’s loftiest capital...

The story of a first-time skier

This February Half Term, Rayburn Tours and Venture Abroad’s Jacqui signed herself up as a ski rep, taking to the slopes for the very first time. We chat to Jacqui about her trip to the Italian...

Our Top 3 Time-Saving Tips for Fitting Skis

You can’t ski without skis – fact. Therefore one of the most important jobs that needs to be done is fitting skis. When you arrive, you’ll visit a local ski shop where you’ll try on ski...

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...

Top 3 Reasons France Works for School Groups

The end of January saw myself, Tom, and couple of colleagues from the ski team head out to France for a sneak peek at our new resorts Courchevel, Grand Massif and Morzine-Avoriaz. Here our top 3...
Belgium

Belgium in action – an itinerary in a nutshell

At Rayburn Tours, we live to create the ultimate trip. An experience to remember. One that will bring your musicians together and leave them with memories to last a lifetime. A key part of this is to...

What makes Tarvisio the all-round perfect ski resort for schools?

Well, in a nutshell it’s great value, compact and safe, has friendly instructors and locals, and in my opinion, some of the best après ski activities of all our school ski resorts! Tarvisio is one...

Free Classroom Resource : 2018 The Year of Dangerous Weather

From snow in the Sahara to typhoons in Japan, 2018 saw some of the worst cases of extreme weather throughout the world.

How to choose the perfect Geography Tour Destination

How do you choose the perfect Geography Tour destination? Everyone has their own motivation; experience, personal desire, price, student input. But it’s you who picks where’s next on your...

Paula Kitching’s new book – Britain’s Jews in the First World War

Historian, writer and battlefield guide for Rayburn Tours, Paula Kitching, has released a new book called Britain’s Jews in the First World War. Paula tells us why it’s so important to tell the...
animal-welfare

Selfie or selfish? Our stance on animal welfare

Travel is an extraordinary thing. It opens up a world of new places to discover, different cultures to experience and interesting food to try. And part of travelling is getting up close to wildlife,...