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Everything you need to know about the Northern Lights in Iceland!

There’s no doubt about it, when on the hunt for the northern lights, Iceland is a top pick! In 2017, 2018 and 2019, over 2 million people were visiting Iceland every year, many of whom were hoping...

The extra member of your teaching team you didn’t know you needed!

It’s no great secret, but one of our most frequently heard top tips from other teachers is that getting your on-tour teaching team right is integral! Once you leave the school gates, you’ll be...

Sports Tours for the whole school!

We love what we do! We love that we create truly unforgettable sporting experiences for students and teachers, that give them the opportunity to not only play their sport against teams from other...
Group picture with Rob Chambers and St Ivo pupils in Iceland

A Fond Farewell to Rob Chambers

How blessed the team at Rayburn are to have gathered such an army of loyal teachers who choose to travel with us year after year! None more so than Rob Chambers, Head of Geography at St Ivo Academy,...
Ice Tunnel at Perlan Museum, Iceland

Perlan, Voted ‘Best of the Best’ for 2022

Perlan is a world-class exploratorium where you learn all about Icelandic nature. Scientific wonders come alive all around visitors; northern lights, glaciers, volcanoes, ocean-life, seabirds, and so...
City of Reykjavik from above, Capital of Iceland

Quirky things to do in Reykjavik on an Iceland School Trip

Quirky things to do in Reykjavik and fun facts to share with students! We’ve created this light-hearted list of fun and quirky things to do in Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik. You’ll also...
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How to Make Your Tour More Sustainable

With our Sustainability hub showing some of our green wins, we thought of a few more ways on how to make your tour more sustainable.
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The Rayburn Machine

The production line to create your perfect tour!   Over the years, we’ve come to understand that when planning a tour you need one dedicated point of contact here at Rayburn Tours HQ. This...
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Things you might not know but need to know about a sports tour!

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The perfect insurance plan for you

Aviva, we love you!   The team at Rayburn have worked long and hard to find the right provider to be our travel insurance partner in 2022 and beyond. The safety and security of our groups out on...

What Teachers & Students have to say about Iceland!

We know the importance of honest feedback, and after an extended break from travel (for obvious reasons), we decided to not only survey teachers, but also ask the students. We surveyed our...
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How can a school trip help your students to think like a Geographer?

Geographical issues are wide ranging, important and complex. Geography should promote an awareness, interest and understanding of the world’s people and places, helping students understand the...