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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 https://millionmilesecrets.com/guides/preparing-for-a-study-abroad-program-if-you-have-a-physical-disability For more information, email us: [email protected]

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 www.tourguidecourse.com To sign up, just go to the Sign Up Now tab and Checkout https://www.tourguidecourse.com/become-a-tour-guide/ Offer opens at 09.00 Read more about New offers – not to be missed![…]

Latest Vacancy

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 Read more about Latest Vacancy[…]

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. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/08/travel/flying-tips-for-wheelchair-users-disabilities.html Also, see this: https://millionmilesecrets.com/guides/preparing-for-a-study-abroad-program-if-you-have-a-physical-disability/

What kind of mother was I?

‘What kind of mother was I?’ Rachael in ‘More to Life’ agonises over her decision to take her teenage children on a year long trip around the world. What dangers would they be exposed to? Obsessed with her own life crisis, was she being selfish to have them with her and was that for her Read more about What kind of mother was I?[…]

Three days out: R & R for a tour leader

Alcúdia Surrounded by tall palms swaying in a warm breeze, Ilici, or as it is known nowadays, Alcúdia – a name of Arabic origin – is an important archaeological site situated near Elche, in the Alicante province of Spain. It is most famous for its Neolithic remains and for the world-famous Dama de Elche. In Read more about Three days out: R & R for a tour leader[…]

Tour Guide’s holiday in Paraguay

On a break from working as a tour guide, I was travelling from Brazil to Peru. The border between Brazil and Paraguay was closed. The Peoples’ Army of Paraguay had sealed the ironically-named ‘Bridge of Friendship’ with a makeshift barrier in protest at Brazilian traders (“sacoleiros”) buying cheap goods to sell at a big profit Read more about Tour Guide’s holiday in Paraguay[…]

Travelling family secrets

How to travel with grown up kids Nowadays more and more families are travelling than ever before, and where once, adults would leave their children at home in the care of grandparents or relatives, these days families travel together. Many destinations offer activities specifically for young adults. Where once there was an ‘animator’ for young Read more about Travelling family secrets[…]

Grannies and gap years

If you’re a grandparent, you’ll know how it feels to be concerned about your grandchildren’s future. You’ll also know that there are some basic life skills that are relevant outside of work. Skills like communication, leadership, and responsibility. The Tour Guide Course includes all of these, plus first aid and coping in emergencies, as well Read more about Grannies and gap years[…]

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