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We’re Hiring!

23 Nov 16

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Join our team as a Summer Representative!

Do you want to travel, earn and have an awesome summer all at the same time? Or do you know someone who would be perfect for this role?

Venture Abroad are recruiting Summer Representatives to spend the summer working with Scout and Guide groups in Switzerland, The Netherlands and Belgium. You will be on-site to offer support to visiting groups, doing all you can to ensure everybody has a great experience on their international trip!

With accommodation and transport costs included, plus a weekly salary, this is the perfect opportunity for outdoor-lovers wanting to enjoy a summer adventure and earn some money along the way!

Details of the Summer Rep positions as follows:

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Lights, Camera, Badge

10 Nov 16

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Help your Scouts achieve their Photography Activity Badge!

Photography is a great way to encourage your Scouts’ creativity, whether it’s using a camera for the first time, trying out the different settings or learning what makes a good photograph. An international adventure is the perfect occasion for your group to try out their photography skills whilst capturing landscape loves, hiking highs and activity action-shots and the Photography Activity Badge is the best encouragement for your budding photographers and creative clickers!

With the added incentive of the Venture Abroad photo competition, where your group could be in with a chance of winning £100, your group have the perfect photography project ready and waiting!

Find out how you can help your Scouts achieve their Photography Activity Badge badge here: http://scouts.org.uk/news/2016/11/photography-badge-support/. You can enter your photos to the VA photo competition here: http://upload.ventureabroad.co.uk/.

5 of Iceland’s Natural Wonders you can see on a VA trip

7 Nov 16

Iceland is nature at its most powerful. Its cinematic landscapes encompass volcanic mountains, gushing geysers, glistening glaciers and waterfalls galore and that’s just scratching the surface of its plethora of earthly phenomenons. Here is a place where natural beauties are magnified ten-fold and here is a place where adventure is waiting.

With tourism in Iceland ever on the up and its effects making changes here and there to the quirks and nuances of this magnificent landscape, now is the time to visit this raw, rich and rugged country and soak up its untouched magic.

With the love of Iceland deep-set within our travel-enthused team, we want to share these 5 natural wonders with you and our top tips for visiting. PS. You can see all of these on a VA trip!

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Malta 2016

5 Oct 16

What a magnificent week in Malta and the proof is in the pudding (or rather, in the photographs!). We hope Katie’s snaps bring back happy memories to all those who went on the trip and please feel free to leave your comments below! We always love to hear from you.

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Final thoughts on Malta

3 Oct 16

Today we bid farewell to the Maltese sunshine and make our way back home to the various parts of the UK. We have already said goodbye to our new South African friends, who are off on a harbour cruise around the island, before spending a few more days in Sliema.

Before we leave, some of the ladies shared their final thoughts on the trip with me…

“Fun and friendship in the Maltese sunshine.” – Margaret F

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Trefoil Guild let loose in Malta!

2 Oct 16

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We are nearly at the end of our Maltese adventure, but not before the members of the Trefoil Guild had the opportunity to explore the island by themselves. Yesterday, they all had a day at leisure – though as Margaret B said, if that’s a day at leisure, she would hate to think what a full day would be! Here’s a round up of what they did:

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