Maureen Moss

Born in the UK, lived most of my life in Guernsey, Channel Islands and since 2003 in La Mata, near Torrevieja, Alicante province, Spain. I have three adult children and one granddaughter. After leaving university with a degree in French I worked as a personnel consultant and subsequently as a languages teacher, travel agent and communications trainer. After travelling extensively and moving to Spain I became a travel writer, book publisher and tour leader.


VISITING JANE AUSTEN ON A MOTORBIKE By Darlene Foster Our delightful visit to England included Yorkshire and North Wales. Viewing the countryside with its stone hedges and ancient castles was made even more enjoyable as we hurtled down narrow roads on a motorcycle. We had one thing left to do before flying back to Canada; …


Great news from one of my top five favourite places Trinidad is beautiful, a perfect place for photographers. i’ll never forget having a lesson in composition by one of my group. Or should I say, a lesson in patience? It’s all about the light, it seems!

Considering studying abroad, but nervous about your physical disability?

As well as our online course, we can now offer training for tour guides in London and on the Mediterranean coast of Spain. If you have a physical disablity, you can still train abroad for this career. See this useful guide for disabled students For more information, email us:

New offers – not to be missed!

News! News! News! To celebrate the new month of August, we are offering a whopping 50% off the online Tour Guide Course for the first 10 people to sign up for the course on our website To sign up, just go to the Sign Up Now tab and Checkout Offer opens at 09.00 …

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TOUR GUIDES NEEDED Coutours, a growing London tour guiding company, is looking for freelance and locum tour guides to join the team. The role involves working with British and overseas tourists coming to London and providing them with a top quality and memorable tour. We require guides for two hour scheduled tours as well guides …

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Tour Guides: here’s a very useful post about disabled travellers

From The New York Times: Flying Tips for Wheelchair Users, From Wheelchair Users Air travel can cause a great deal of apprehension for both seasoned and novice travelers. If you’re taking that flight with a wheelchair — that’s an added level of stress. Also, see this:

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