When it comes to art, nowhere compares to the European greats. From timeless historical sites, like the Vatican, the cultural significance of the Berlin Wall, to modern museums and painting buskers, Europe is unmissable for today’s upcoming artists. If you teach art or literature, consider a school-based educational trip to these art cities in Europe. … Read more

From the bustling, colourful city of Saigon (aka Ho Chi Minh City) and its wartime tunnels, right up to SaPa mountains on the Chinese border, Vietnam is as culturally diverse as it gets. Millions of travellers set out on Vietnam cultural tours every year, to explore this South-East Asian country. With its biodiversity and environment, … Read more

While a school educational trip might conjure up European cobblestone streets or ancient temples in Asia, there are destination options even closer to home… with just as much culture. New Zealand is a great example. Our smaller ‘neighbour’, New Zealand is a wonderful country to introduce your students to the world of travel. Although it’s … Read more

Japan is, arguably, the most world’s most fascinating country. It’s distinctive, contradictory, culture, a mix of pop culture and ancient traditions. From Hello Kitty and geishas to sumo wrestling and sushi-trains, teaching Japanese culture is a journey in itself. It’s a mind-boggling culture that’s almost impossible to comprehend, until seeing it. For teachers, a student … Read more

There are various types of learning styles. Although, academic learning, within the four walls of a classroom, most often comes to mind. But when you think about it, we first learn through observation… from our parents, family and friends. Then, comes school. There’s no denying, academic learning is crucial. It helps form the foundation for … Read more

Do you have a classroom full of students from different regions, states, and countries? Diversity is a wonderful teaching tool, introducing new cultures and ways of life to kids who may have never even left their town or city. It’s not just about adapting to people from different walks of life while learning. This can … Read more

While economics isn’t a major in high school, it’s something we all use in our everyday life. We’re all impacted by the economy… and not just our own. As a business studies teacher, you’ll undoubtedly touch on economics. But just imagine showing economic principles in action, growing one of the world’s leading industrial nations. If … Read more

A trip to Paris is on everyone’s ‘love bucket list.’ And, it’s not hard to work out why, either. There’s the Eiffel Tower, the fashion and, of course, the French language. A trip up the Eiffel Tower is enough to make their heart sing… that is, until you hear them start speaking. So, what’s the … Read more

As teachers, it’s not an easy job to educate your students about countries steeped in thousands of years of culture. How can you even begin to convey a country’s entire history in a classroom curriculum? It’s not easy, but that’s what makes you a great teacher. And educational tours in Spain help bridge your teachings, … Read more

Dreaming of an Italian holiday conjures up all kinds of images. Wrestling an enormous pizza slice, gazing out at the Colosseum or scooping up gelato while exploring the ruins of Pompeii. Ask just about anyone what Italy is known for, and food or history will be their most likely answer. Some stereotypes are true, and … Read more