Europe

Hogmanay: Everything you need to know

Hogmanay is a festival that is BIG for people in Scotland. But people outside of Scotland.... well, they may never have heard of it. After having a fantastic time celebrating Hogmanay, however, I thought that should change! So through this article I intend to teach...

Auschwitz Concentration Camps for students- planning a student trip

A visit to the Auschwitz Concentration Camps for students is a great way to learn about the tragic historical events that occurred. This can be a great way to teach people never to repeat the horrible histories of the past and to expose them to situations and events that they would not normally encounter in their everyday life. From history to psychology to travel and tourism, Auschwitz...

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Sedlec Ossuary, church of bones- dark tourism in the Czech Republic

Sedlec Ossuary is one of the most incredible places that I have ever visited. Eery, fascinating and unique, a trip to the church of bones is most certainly a memorable experience. But what exactly is Sedlec Ossuary and why you should visit? Read on to find out... What is Sedlec Ossuary? Located in a beautiful town called Kutna Hora in the Czech Republic, the Sedlec Ossuary is a tiny Roman...

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The best zoos in Europe to visit + why

The best zoos in Europe are well worth a visit, especially if you are a big fan of animals or if you are travelling with children. Whilst there are some zoos that have attracted negative attention in recent years due to poor animal welfare, many zoos are in fact good. If you are planning to visit a zoo I strongly urge you to do your research before you visit to make sure that you are visiting an...

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The Best Safari Parks in the UK

If you are looking for the best safari parks in the UK to visit, look no further! Safari parks are a great way to see animals in a habitat that provides them with a more natural environment than traditional cages in a zoo. They are fun, educational and more ethical than many zoos. So what are you waiting for? All you need to do is decide which safari park in the UK to visit... What is a safari...

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10 must-see Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the UK

There are many must-see Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the UK. Whether you are exploring the UK from overseas or looking for the perfect staycation, there are plenty of rural tourism destinations to keep you busy in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. In this article I will tell you about the best places to visit- the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the UK that should be on your...

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13 fun things to do in the Murcia region with kids

There are many fantastic things to do in the Murcia region with kids. Ever since my dad moved to the Murcia area 10 years ago, my family and I have been exploring all of the cool things to do in the region. Murcia makes for the perfect short break or summer-long adventure. Whether you are looking to relax on the beach, improve your golfing skills or explore ancient ruins, the Murcia region has...

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Bullfighting in Spain: What you NEED to know

Bullfighting in Spain is big business. What what does it actually entail? And is bullfighting in Spain ethical? In this article I will talk all about bullfighting and tell you everything that you need to know. What is bullfighting? Photo by Marko Obrvan on Pexels.com Quite simply, bullfighting is a fight between a bull and a human. This person is known as a bullfighter or a matador. They are...

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9 fascinating Running of the Bulls facts

The Running of the Bulls festival is a unique and somewhat controversial festival that takes place each year in Pamplona, Spain. With its long history and worldwide fame, learning about this festival is simply fascinating! In this article I share with you my 9 favourite facts about the running of the Bulls. #1 The most famous ‘running of the bulls’ event takes place in Pamplona While there are...

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A guide to visiting Oradour-sur-Glane

Oradour-Sur-Glane is one of the most memorable tourist attractions that I have ever visited, like EVER. Those of you who follow me on Instagram will know that I have travelled a lot, but never have I visited somewhere that has invoked such strong evocative emotions. I visited the French village of Oradour-sur-Glane whilst doing a road trip through France and Spain. The area had been recommended...

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Amsterdam’s sex museum: Everything you should know

Amsterdam's sex museum is the most famous sex museum in the world. Particularly popular with stag parties and drunken groups of friends, this museum is an important contributor to the sex tourism industry in Amsterdam. In this article I outline what the museum is all about. What is Amsterdam’s sex museum? The Venustempel Sex Museum in Amsterdam is, as the name would suggest, a museum dedicated...

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Dr Hayley Stainton

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I’ve been travelling, studying and teaching travel and tourism since I was 16. Through Tourism Teacher I share my knowledge on the principles and practice of travel and tourism management from both an academic and practical perspective.

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Ethnography: A SIMPLE explanation

Ethnography is a term that many students and researchers will come across. Associated with cultural and social anthropology, ethnography involves the study of people. Whilst the term ethnography might sound complicated (and many research books will explain it in a...

Likert scale: A SIMPLE guide for beginners

If you are wondering what the likert scale is and how it work, then you have come to the right place! Whether you are about to do a research project or dissertation, conduct some market research or do some quantitative data analysis, I will teach you everything that...

The Best Eco Lodges in the World

Which are the best eco lodges in the world? Well, this is a difficult question to answer! After all, there are soooo many eco lodges all over the world nowadays. However, some ecotourism entrepreneurs have mastered the eco lodge business more than others, and in this...

Hogmanay: Everything you need to know

Hogmanay is a festival that is BIG for people in Scotland. But people outside of Scotland.... well, they may never have heard of it. After having a fantastic time celebrating Hogmanay, however, I thought that should change! So through this article I intend to teach...