Asako Maruoka's blog
Have you heard of Demre, Turkey? It’s on the southwest Mediterranean coast, in the Antalya Province. And, it’s the town of three names – currently named Kale, although no one calls it that. Most people head to Demre to visit the church of St.
It seems that everyone’s going to Koh Samui these days, and raving about it. An island in Thailand (actually, the second largest island, after Phuket), Koh Samui has beautiful white sandy beaches, coral reefs, and Plenty of coconut trees.
Ah, Cornwall –full of history, great eats, and amazing scenery. From Plymouth to Newquay to Falmouth and more, Cornwall boasts small and large towns, full of treasure.
You know me – it’s all about the beach. Whether I am swimming, snorkeling, diving, windsurfing, kayaking, or listening to the peaceful sounds of the waves, being by water makes me happiest, of anywhere in the world. Some of the best beaches in Europe can be found in the Algarve, in Portugal.
Have you heard of the English Riviera? It’s a great nickname for Torquay, a coastal town located in Devon, along the English Channel (and the surrounding area). Why the English Riviera?
School trips to foreign countries are a brilliant idea. Not only do they give the students a chance to try out the language that they are learning in a real life environment, but they also help to encourage a love of travelling, preventing a fear of places that you don’t know, while also allowing bonding between the students.