As a languages graduate who worked as a tour guide, marketing manager for a languages school and subsequently as a project manager for arts/cultural projects overseas, I always wanted to have my dream job combining my love of meeting people, using my languages and involving travelling with a purpose. I set up the business on the kitchen table in 1995, with a borrowed computer and a fax machine. Very quickly it became apparent that there was a gap in the market for an independent, personal service helping people keen to go abroad to learn languages and to be culturally involved in the local environment. And so the business was born... All these years later we still strongly believe that providing a personal service and knowing what we are talking about is key to making our clients’ trips work for them. Eighteen years on and I still absolutely love what we do! Our range of holidays and trips has diversified hugely since the early years, and we now offer not just language courses overseas but also dance, music, hiking and cultural tours.
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