Cute photos of white teenagers playing with black orphans are helping sell school expeditions to naïve parents and eager students. But what is the real impact of school expedition project work?
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Homework to mark? Meetings? That dentist appointment. Date night. Laundry. Not forgetting Friday night’s parents’ evening, or the promise you made to run the London marathon wearing nothing but a mankini and waving a “save the Rhinos” banner. IS ‘LIFE’ GETTING IN THE WAY OF YOUR BEST INTENTIONS? Here’s how to be a super-hero to your students.
What’s black, white and red all over? Yes, it’s our new China expedition (and no, there are no sun burnt penguins, sorry). Our trip of the month to kick off 2014 includes Pandas, inner-Mongolia (yes, in China) and much more!
Picture the scene: You’re walking through a busy market… the stalls are buzzing, the trinkets are calling, banana pancakes, tailor-made shirts, holy men with Ray Bans and, oh, a cow that’s ‘relieved itself’ on your leg. Welcome to India and a teacher’s inspection visit like no other.
You’ve got to love careers advice at school. Mechanical engineering vs the army. Let me think. Was I interested in either? About as much as I was into blow drying my short-back-and-sides. I’m often asked how I ended up doing what I do, well, from Architecture to Barbie and Bolivia to Devon Desserts, here’s how I nearly didn’t find my nirvana.
“Miss? MISS!!! Stop the bus! The luke warm llama testicles and re-fried cabbage we got second hand from the market stall appears to have by-passed my digestive system and headed straight for the lining of my trousers.” Moving swiftly on, here are our top ‘10 commandments’ for keeping you solid.
Read all about our fantastic new expedition to Vietnam! This is a month long adventure into the heart of the country complete with trekking, project work, river cruises, kayaking, snorkelling, rock climbing, tribal community visits and, of course, cooking lessons!
A new school year and a new competition! Do you know which country the photo below was taken in?
Our cheeky new e-newsletter is out now. In this edition we talk about cabbages, Gareth Bale, Adventures exclusively for girls’ schools, Wandering Will, lots of nakedness in India and an innovative approach to expeditions