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Monitoring Mount Oræfajokull

Blog and classroom activity on the monitoring of Mount Oraefajokull from Icelandic scientist, Ari Trausti Gudmundsson.

Thursday, 22nd February 2018

Destination Specialist

Over-tourism in Iceland – myths dispelled by the experts

Don't be put off Iceland. We'll tell you the facts about tourism in Iceland you need to know!

Friday, 10th November 2017

Destination Specialist

Teacher Tales: 5 places in North East Iceland that take me back

Get a teacher's perspective on the North and East of Iceland and how it measures up as a school trip destination.

Wednesday, 1st November 2017

Destination Specialist

If you loved South Iceland, discover the North East

We've collected North and East equivalents to your favourite sights in the South West to prove there are just as many geographical wonders beyond the Golden Circle.

Friday, 30th June 2017

Destination Specialist

What it’s like to travel to Sicily with 87 teenagers…

In April, our travel specialist Lauren visited Sicily with Millthorpe School. She shares some of her top tips and unique experiences from the trip.

Monday, 1st May 2017


Forests, fjords, fish guts… what to expect on your Norway adventure

Look no further than Norway for an exciting trip that will teach your students future skills, learn how to work as a team and boost their confidence.

Wednesday, 22nd March 2017

Destination Specialist

Ten volcanoes you can visit with Discover the World Education

What are your favourite volcanoes? We have picked ten very different volcanoes you can visit with us, from the Azores to New Zealand.

Thursday, 16th March 2017

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Finding school trip accommodation as Iceland’s popularity grows

Iceland has become an increasingly fashionable destination over the past few years, but how does this affect you and your students' trips?

Monday, 13th March 2017

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February half term trips: What teachers had to say

The following testimonials were collected from trips in early 2017

Tuesday, 7th March 2017

Destination Specialist

Naples: An underground city in more ways than one

Napoli, Italy's third-largest metropolis, is a city of contrasts. Modern and ancient, impressive and yet dilapidated, cultured and chaotic. An ideal place for an unforgettable school trip.

Friday, 3rd March 2017

Destination Specialist

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