True Adventure’s Magnificent Seven: Altitude

True Adventure offers several trips to altitude, so whether you’re off to Everest Base Camp, the summit of Kilimanjaro or heading out on an Andean trek in Peru, Ecuador or Bolivia, following our expert tips below should help you enjoy the high life. 1. Get Fit Your genetic predisposition to coping at extreme altitude is […]

Using our Carbon Footprint for human footprints

Earlier this year whilst scanning the BBC news website I came across an article about the Legs4Africa Deliver a Leg scheme. I wasn’t far into the article before I knew we just had to see if we could help! Fast forward a few months and we can now tell you about our amazing experience working […]

Tips to reduce plastic on school trips

It’s not just about water bottles and coffee cups, there are so many other plastic items we can do without when we travel. Over the last few months we have seen great strides in reducing plastic use in travel. Virgin Atlantic’s new in flight goodie bag, IHG’s pledge to remove bathroom miniatures from their hotels, […]

Are school trips living up to student expectations on the environment?

The current crop of school students are probably the most environmentally aware, and the most environmentally active, there has ever been, but are we helping to live up to the ideals they have? What does this mean for school trips More and more young people, and adults for that matter, will be making decisions to […]

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A True Adventure Leader – Part 2

Jo Bradshaw

Whether a family member thinks a student comes home a changed person or it takes a few weeks / months or even years for their experiences to filter through, being on an expedition with your peer group, not all of whom are friends to begin with, is a hugely life enhancing experience. Students can’t help but become more independent, more wise to the world, more mature and more resilient.

A True Adventure Leader – Part 1

Jo Bradshaw

Some students will come on an adventure as a seasoned family traveller whilst others will never have been outside of the UK or even spent a night away from their families, but which ever category they fit into, they can’t help but have their eyes opened to other cultures, new experiences, different situations and their limitless personal abilities in the locations that we go to. These adventures are challenging but in a very positive and supportive way.