With our October half-term expedition season in full flow, Kathryn our Sales & Planning Director headed out to Malta a few weeks ago for some pre-season supplier checks. In this blog we dive into what you can expect from this incredible European destination. Discover the Wonders of Malta’s Marine Ecosystems Malta’s marine ecosystems are a […]
At True Adventure, we believe that school expeditions are a powerful tool for promoting personal growth, building self-confidence, and empowering girls to become leaders. From developing new skills and perspectives to fostering lifelong friendships, the benefits of school expeditions for girls are truly immeasurable. But, ‘research has consistently indicated that females are more likely than […]
Boarding schools offer a unique and enriching learning environment for students. With the opportunity to live amongst peers in an immersive community, away from the everyday life at home, the experience can be invaluable. True Adventure understands that travel has the power to inspire and develop young people like nothing else. In this blog post, […]
This summer marks an exciting time for the company as our first expeditions since early 2020 will begin from next month. It also marks a sad, yet exciting change for True Adventure. After 13 years, Operations Director and part of the original leadership team, Mark Brazier, has decided to step down from his role at […]
After 15 years based in Midhurst True Adventure is on the move. At the heart of our move is our constant effort to reduce our environmental impact. We have been reviewing our office needs recently, not just because of the environmental impact, but also, like many other companies, the way we work has changed. It […]
When booking with True Adventure you can be sure that you are booking with experts who take student safety, and financial protection seriously. As schools start to book new trips you want to be sure that the company your are booking with offers you, the students and parents, the financial protection you need, and will […]
Our journey through the coronavirus pandemic It seems like a different lifetime when back in February we had seven teams heading away for half term. In the blur of all that has happened since, it is easy to forget how many felt that it wouldn’t affect us here. Leading up to February half term students […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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.