Experiencing Iran as a Solo Woman Traveller As a solo woman traveller I felt nervous as I disembarked from the plane; I have just flown into Tehran International airport from Kiev in Ukraine, and I am alone. I’m wearing a full-length kaftan and have a headscarf positioned over my hair, to blend in with all Read more about Travelling to Iran as a Solo Woman Traveller[…]
Find Out About Adventure Tours In Iceland – With Maureen I wondered about typical Iceland tours and if all the hype around it was worth it. Here is my journey in a nutshell during my 1 week trip. After a fun night with delicious food prepared and served by dear friends in Hampton Court, London, Read more about Iceland Adventure – Tour Of Iceland[…]
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Recently I was lucky to interview a highly experienced tour guide from Iceland. Here is our conversation: What sort of employment background did you have before becoming a Tour Guide? I was a student Do you think it’s important to have good customer service skills beforehand or can these be learned on the job? They Read more about Interview with Iceland Tour Guide[…]
Enjoy a giggle at some of these questions. From my own tour guide days, my favorite so far is ‘Will I like it when we get there?’ great article on the funny side of guiding, you can find it here.
Tour Guiding Articles To Read Film star tour guide? Read here Fancy being an astronaut? Space tour guide: Read here Whats it lie to work as a guide in Ghana? Read here How about working on a party boat? Read here And on the down side…. This article is about the negative of guiding in SOME countries. Read Article here Read more about Tour Guiding Articles To Read[…]
Jan Moore’s website – www.workonyourownterms.com – is inspiring! Full of ideas and information about working freelance. Here’s an interview she did with me here:
Here’s some invaluable additions to my Travelling at 60+ post, with grateful thanks to Helen from Dordogne! Mints or some sort of sweets when flying Dried fruit (a dried banana is invaluable, lasts for years too!) Sea bands (instead of, or as well as, Travel sickness pills) Driving Licence (in Europe you can use Read more about Add to travel packing list[…]
As part of my new focus on mature travellers, I asked David and Helen about their experience of leading walking tours in France. Why did you choose to move to France? . . . We were looking for a different way to earn a living, and the space, and the climate appealed to us too. Read more about Interview with retired walk leaders in the Dordogne area, France[…]