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Channing’s Moroccan adventure

There is just one week of school before half term and Channing geographers are gearing up for their Moroccan adventure from 22nd-26th October 2014.

Guides and less visited sites of the First World War

I have just spent part of my day writing up my notes from a recent trip to the Western Front. Over three days, I, and some of the team from the Rayburn head office, visited a variety of sites across...
Camel Riding

A Moroccan Adventure!

The Kingdom of Morocco might be just over 3 hours from London by plane but the exotic and unfamiliar, sights, sounds and smells, deeply traditional culture and diversity and contrasts in landscape...

Venture off the beaten track, with our top tips to Paris

Paris is not known as the City of Lights because of the wattage put out by the Eiffel Tower every evening, but rather the ‘Lights’ refer to the number of intellectual residents that made Paris...

Only 19 days to go…

Only 19 days to go. Individual preparations are beginning to take place involving ideas on what to pack and how much money we will need. It seems strange to be packing our summer clothes for a week...

Winter Is Coming

As 2014 is quickly slipping away from us, this means that the 14/15 ski season is approaching! We are working hard in the office to ensure that everything is in order for each individual trip set to...

Brecon High School

So, this trip has been 20 months in the planning and we’re now down to the last four weeks of our countdown. Where has the time gone! Pupils are becoming ever excited and are continually reminding...

Vatnajökull: The battle of fire and ice.

If you have the time when you’re in Iceland head east from Vik along the “1” road towards the Vatnajökull National Park, Europe’s largest National Park covering 13% of Iceland’s land area....

Landmannalaugar – Prepare to be amazed.

I promised more on what Iceland has to offer so here goes. If you’re prepared to venture on gravel roads towards the interior Highlands, Landmannalaugar will reward you with some of the most...

Iceland – A Geographer’s Dream

I’m not showing off but I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been to Iceland. I’ve been enough times to know that getting an “F” window seat on the outbound flight will give you...

Where did the summer go?

It feels strange today, not joining the mass of colleagues returning to school after the summer break. I know what it’s like. Trying to remember how to set the alarm clock and not sleeping properly...

Let me introduce you to Bárðarbunga.

The latest Icelandic volcano to interest the UK media is Bárðarbunga. First things first let’s start with the pronunciation B-ow-r-thar-boo-ga (or something along those lines). Easier than the...