How to Prepare Your Child For Their First Solo Trip

Oct 04 2018

Every parent will reach the point where they realise that their child is both old enough and responsible enough to start travelling alone. The challenge is allowing them the space to make the journey, whilst also ensuring that they are going to be as safe as possible at all times. Whether your child is travelling to meet with distant family members or going as part of a school trip, there are some basic steps that you as a parent should make to give you a much better chance of some peace of mind. Letting your children travel solo can be stressful for everyone involved, but if you want them to learnthe joys of travelling then you’re going to need to balance care and freedom.

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Inspiring travel: Polarising debates in the Arctic

Sep 29 2018

My name is Hari Tamang. I am 21 and I am a student at United World College (UWC) Red Cross Nordic (RCN). In this blog I recount my recent expedition to the Arctic as part of a think-tank of 100 individuals tasked with discussing technology, sustainability and ethics in the Earth’s northernmost region. UWC Red Cross Nordic is one of UWC’s 17 schools and colleges on four continents, with a mission to “make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and sustainability.”  I hope you enjoy my adventure.  

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Travel with kids: How to Travel to Saudi Arabia

Sep 25 2018

Although tourism to Saudi Arabia is now open, many people don’t understand the process involved in going to Saudi Arabia. Although Westerners might be hesitant to travel to Saudi Arabia, they probably don’t understand the country or the culture.

The travel warnings affecting some countries mark out the important fact that if you use street smarts and travel mindfully, your travel time should be trouble free. If you’re ready to make this life-changing trip and take on a variety of new experiences, keep reading!

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