Useful tip

Tip from an experienced traveller: It can be a good idea, if you are in a hurry, to put your bag in the nearest overhead locker to the exit door (if you can, find out from the cabin crew which door they’ll be using) Then you won’t have to hang around waiting for other passengers Read more about Useful tip[…]

Siena, aah, Siena……

All my life I’ve wanted to see Florence….and was thrilled to finally make it there recently. My best friend and I flew from London to Pisa for a five day break, using excellent trains and buses (did you know that bus tickets in Tuscany are cheaper if you buy from a newstand or small shop?) Read more about Siena, aah, Siena……[…]

Wanderlust Top Guides

Every year this magazine runs an award for the world’s best tour guides. One day, this could be you!   http://www.wanderlust.co.uk/planatrip/inspire-me/lists/travel-with-worlds-top-guides?utm_campaign=Newsletter%2013%20october&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_source=email&uid=06e8e78370b680ffaf02e54990374c2d

Cell phones /mobile phones on tour

Nowadays tour guides can use cell or mobile phones whilst on tour. A useful tip to know is to buy a basic GSM phone with a facility to change the SIM card you use in the different countries you visit. You can buy a local card on arrival and any calls you need to make Read more about Cell phones /mobile phones on tour[…]

Interview with a Guernsey Tour Guide – Carla Bauer, Chair of the Guernsey Guild of Accredited Guides  

  What is it like to work as a Guernsey Tour Guide? I asked Carla Bauer for some insights How and where do Guernsey Accredited guides get trained? The Bailiwick of Guernsey Guild of Accredited Guides, theGuild, was established in 2007-8. The Guild provides training to become a locally accredited guide, and awards accreditations in Read more about Interview with a Guernsey Tour Guide – Carla Bauer, Chair of the Guernsey Guild of Accredited Guides  […]

Interview with a Tour Guide, who now runs his own guide company!

KN now owns his own trekking agency in Nepal   Me: What sort of employment background did you have before becoming a Tour Guide? KN: I was a manager with another company before starting my own agency. I was directly involved in the tourism industry as manager. I have done some trekking by myself and Read more about Interview with a Tour Guide, who now runs his own guide company![…]

Meningitis symptoms

Here’s how to help someone with meningitis. 1. The person may have flu-like symptoms, a headache and a high temperature. The person may also complain of a stiff neck and be sensitive to light. At a later stage a rash may form (that does not disappear when a glass is pressed against it). 2. Call Read more about Meningitis symptoms[…]

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