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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Student travel groups going to the Washington D.C. area will benefit from visiting the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Teachers can prepare students beforehand online by listening to a page on the website to listen to first person audio podcasts of survivor stories. Many of the survivors originate from countries all over Europe, not just Germany.
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Theater arts, dance and music students are fascinated with Broadway Theater in New York City. Many take class trips to New York City to experience the theater district, take in a Broadway Musical or two, and eat in New York City restaurants and delicatessens. How many student groups on a NYC tour have also considered a Broadway Workshop?
Thu, 17 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400Taking a Spring Break holiday? Then you need to add a chopper visit over or to the foot of the Grand Canyon. Particularly if you're visiting Vegas or Arizona. The tour helicopters lifting off from Vegas all head for the West Rim. From Las Vegas, the West Rim of the Canyon is just 120 miles to the east, a distance that takes just 45 minutes to cover by heli. If you are looking for a South Rim flight, try one of the direct airplane flights from Las Vegas. Find out more. Look at this article.
Tue, 08 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500Anyone doing Vegas for St. Patrick's Day should think about going for a bus excursion to Grand Canyon National Park. It's the absolute least expensive way to get to the nearby National Park and there's no shortage of side trips you can include to the basic package. Find out more. Look at this article.
Thu, 03 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500A class trip to New York City often includes a trip to see a Broadway musical one evening. The 2016-2017 Broadway season is promising and filled with some popular choices in musicals for student travel groups. Choices for Broadway shows are included in this article.
Thu, 01 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400In the Hindu philosophy, it is said that the Char Dham Yatra is essential for attaining salvation. It has a special relevance for Hindus and covers the religious places like Bhadrinath, Jaganath Puri, Dwarka and Rameshwaram. India is a hub of eastern spirituality and attracts religious tourists from different parts of the world. Some of them are convinced to take a decision for chardham yatra and attain eternal salvation.
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Schools frequently use educational trips to supplement classroom work for children of all ages and there are plenty of resources available in Australia's cities to provide an educational day or longer. A bus charter in Sydney will put classes within reach of the many educational facilities including Sydney Harbour, the Royal Botanical Gardens and the Opera House. All three offer a variety of educational programmes.
Wed, 29 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400There is more to a Grand Canyon rafting trip than 'shooting' the rapids, or lazily floating down the Colorado River. There are numerous side canyon hikes accessible only from the river's edge. Grand Canyon Whitewater offers Colorado River trips with seasoned guides who can take you exploring these incredible places where you experience the many faces of the Grand Canyon.
Tue, 14 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Students groups studying science, biology, ecology and other related topics may want to consider planning an eco tour of California. This tour would encompass some of the most well known national forests in the United States. Students would be able to see the California Redwoods up close and visit sites relevant to marine science. A well-rounded trip might also include a visit to San Francisco, where there are natural areas to explore nearby and within the city limits.
Tue, 31 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Performance tours are designed for student musicians and choirs to bring their music and song to new audiences. These tours include visits to major student travel destinations such as Washington D.C., New York City or Orlando with fun, interesting and historical sites on the itinerary. In addition to touring, there is a pre-booked performance date at a well-known location, such as the Statue of Liberty or Washington Cathedral.
Fri, 20 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Rajasthan, the largest state of India, is known for its vibrant and colorful charm. It has lots to offer its visitors coming from different parts of the world. Magnificent monuments, invincible forts, elegant palaces, terrific temples, splendid havelis, wildlife sanctuaries, national parks, desert, rippling sand dunes, heritage hotels, historical and religious places, traditional villages, historical cities, etc are featured attractions of Rajasthan tourism.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400The people of India are very religious and have much faith in God. Gods and Goddess hold are very respectable for the Hindus. They still believe that gods are alive and live in temples, snow-capped peaks, hill, in rivers. In fact, they live in the very hearts and minds of the Hindus. Hindus celebrate many fairs and festival to make the god happy and get their blessings in different form. They keep fast to pay tribute to god. They also visit popular pilgrim spots and shrines to get the Darshan. Vaishno Devi Temple is one of the holiest temples for Hindus. All people want to visit the temple once.
Wed, 28 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400Darjeeling, the popular summer retreat in India, is one of the hottest honeymoon destinations. "The Queen of hills" as the city is fondly called showcases verdant landscapes, misty hills, luscious tea gardens and a year-round pleasant climate. The couples get to see cascading waterfalls, ruins of the colonial lifestyle, dense forests, wildlife and the nature in its purest form.
Fri, 09 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400Volunteering is something I have always enjoyed, ever since I was at school and used to help the younger pupils at an after school club. For me, in a world where most people seem to be largely concerned with pursuing their own selfish goals, there is something really amazing about giving up time to improve the lives of others. I have worked part-time for most of my professional life, and have balanced it with a variety of volunteering placements. When my work at a local school for the blind came to an end and I started considering my next move, I began to think about the possibility of voluntary work abroad.
Fri, 02 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400Choosing the country that you want to visit on your year out is almost as difficult as choosing your gap year projects. Luckily there are a number of countries that always provide students with a fantastic gap year experience. We refer to these countries as the big five and you'll be surprised when you discover which countries they are:
Thu, 24 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400Though you may well drink plenty of it, taking to the water is perhaps not at the forefront of your mind if you're in New Zealand walking. However, when you arrive in Wellington, you may just change your mind. With its sensational views of the ocean, and its buzzing and cultural waterfront, Wellington really is the best place to take to the water.
Wed, 23 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400When you're walking Peru you'll find that you can view most of the country's attractions by foot. However, it isn't until you're airborne that you'll be able to spot Peru's most unusual attractions; a series of lines, whose origin and purpose still have historians guessing.
Tue, 22 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400Some people will not consider African vacations because they are worried about exotic tropical diseases, bad water, various creatures that have poisonous bites or stings, and substandard medical facilities run by under qualified staff. Such fears are certainly justified for some parts of Africa. However, this is not the case with Cape Town. Here the drinking water is safe, and the standards of hygiene in the tourist areas are generally quite high. Moreover, Cape Town is not in a malaria zone.
Fri, 18 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400No matter what time of year you go to Cape Town, something in the way of a festival or event is going on in the city or its environs. Cape Tonians love an excuse to get out and celebrate. If you're in town, all you have to do is go and join in the fun. Visitors are always welcome and it can be a major highlight of your holiday to take part in one of these festivals.
Fri, 18 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400The beautiful suburbs south of Cape Town have been growing in popularity as a good place from which to explore the city. These neighbourhoods extend east from the slopes of Table Mountain, and south toward the coast of False Bay. Here you will find excellent hotels and first rate guest houses. There are plenty of good restaurants and venues for entertainment, as well as great shopping. The streets are lined with Victorian and Cape Dutch houses. From here it is only a twenty minute drive to the heart of the city.
Wed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400Travel with comfort does not have to be relegated to First Class passengers. Opting to fly on a chartered flight can offer greater convenience as well as the same degree of personal comfort. Private planes can be taken advantage of by groups, corporations, or even just individuals that are tired of the commercial airline system.
Fri, 28 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400The African bush is full of adventure, which is probably one of the main reasons that people head there in the first place. Another reason is that you'll get to experience things on your gap year that you could never experience back home. Here are a few of the experiences that will stay with you for a long time after you return.
Thu, 20 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400When planning your New Zealand walking holiday you shouldn't discredit a trip to the bustling city of Auckland. Sure, New Zealand may have plenty of volcanoes, national parks and forests more suited to hiking, but the Auckland is a perfect microcosm of the country as a whole. Where else in the world can you walk volcanic islands, dine in a tree-house and catch a game of rugby, all in the same day?
Thu, 20 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400As Peruvian history proves, there have been a number of different inhabitants, religions and cultures over the years. Though each and every one of these cultures echoes throughout the country, one of the remnants that you are most likely to come across while you are walking Peru, are the impressive cathedrals, harking back to the days of Roman Catholic dominance.
Mon, 17 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400New Zealand is a country rich in natural beauty and dramatic contrasting landscapes. Nowhere however, is the quirkiness of Nature more prevalent than in the North Island spa city of Rotorua. In New Zealand, walking holidays will take you through a range of vastly different experiences: from windswept beaches and rugged coastlines; to hiking through the lush, verdant forests of the mountainous hinterland. But Rotorua has a unique attraction which lures thousands of visitors every year to experience the strange phenomenon of the thermal mud pools.