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What to Look for When Choosing an Expedition Provider

12 Jul 2024

When planning an expedition, choosing the right provider can make all the difference. An excellent provider ensures not only the safety and well-being of your students but also delivers an enriching and memorable experience that goes beyond the ordinary.

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FIN-ally We're Back! ❄️✈️

09 Mar 2023

February half-term saw the return of our overseas adventures! And what better way to shake off the cobwebs of the pandemic and welcome in an exciting new year of travel, than plunging to -27 degrees and spending a week in the Finnish wilderness?

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The Nation's Crisis Can't Come at a Cost of Living for Young People

18 Jan 2023

Outlook Expeditions' Managing Director, Simon Adams, recently sat down with Walsall Academy's, Jon Clarke, to discuss the problems with restricting opportunities for young people during a cost-of-living crisis.

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Pay Your Way this Winter

09 Dec 2022

The cold winter months may make your summer expedition feel like a lifetime away, but it will be here before you know it and we want to support you in making the most of this time of year with some seasonal self-funding ideas!

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5 Ways to Pack Sustainably

22 Nov 2022

One of the best ways to travel more sustainably, is by packing responsibly. In following these top tips, you’ll be able to pack smarter and become a more responsible traveller – before you’ve even left the country!

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12 Months of Climate Action

04 Nov 2022

At the end of 2021 we declared a climate emergency. A year has passed since we took that first step and now we’re reflecting on how far we’ve come, and planning for the road ahead

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19 Oct 2022

Are expeditions expensive? Are you the right type of person to travel? We debunk five of the most common expedition myths.

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From Rags to Riches - 2022 Pay Your Way Awards Winner

07 Oct 2022

In 2022, we wanted to celebrate our most entrepreneurial, resourceful and talented participants with the launch of our Pay Your Way Awards. We were thrilled to announce Alfie Howell as our winner with his incredible rags to riches story!

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3 Reasons Why Developing Young People is More Important than Ever

26 Sep 2022

From understanding finances to supporting a global community, there has never been more of a need to prioritise personal development in our young people - something which can be achieved through Outlook's unique programme offering

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New Partnership: ChildSafe

24 Jun 2022

We are thrilled to announce our latest partnership with award-winning advocacy and action-oriented child protection movement, ChildSafe.

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14 Jun 2022

Carbon Offsetting is a term we hear banded about a lot – from airlines and oil companies to fashion retailers and food manufacturers – but what does it mean, and does it really work?

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Nine Reasons to Travel as a Teenager

16 Mar 2022

Do you need convincing as to why stepping out of your comfort zone for an unforgettable expedition experience is a good idea? Here’s our top reasons why travelling in your teens is a great thing you can do now, that your future self will thank you for!

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09 Feb 2022

Are you ready for a new challenge? We've drawn on the experience and conversations we’ve had with our teachers over the last 20 years, to share with you the top reasons for becoming an Outlook Link Teacher.

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27 Jan 2022

Following her previous article telling the greenwashing warning signs to look out for, Programme and Sustainability Manger, Francesca Gallone, welcomes the news of new legislation that could make greenwashing a thing of the past

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24 Jan 2022

We are thrilled to announce a new partnership with sustainability consultancy, Positive Planet. We'll be working with them over the coming weeks to measure our current impact in order to set and achieve authentic carbon reduction goals

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5 Things to Consider when Choosing a School Expedition Provider

12 Jan 2022

Not all expeditions are created equally, and with so many companies vying for schools' attention, it can be hard to know where to turn. To help block out the noise, we’ve put together our top things to consider when choosing a school expedition provider

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Was COP26 a COPout?

15 Nov 2021

Programme and Sustainability Manager, Francesca Gallone, looks back at the events of the last couple of weeks and asks if the outcomes of COP26 are enough, and what the travel industry can do to support in the fight against climate change

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Climate Action in Tourism

03 Nov 2021

According to latest research, tourism CO2 emissions grew at least 60% from 2005 to 2016, and without accelerated decarbonisation, sector CO2 emissions could rise by at least 25% by 2030, compared to 2016. Here at Outlook we're taking action.

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Voluntourism: Is There a Better Way?

05 Oct 2021

In recent years, the term voluntourism has become somewhat of a dirty word. Here at Outlook, we've been investigating the reasons why, and asking if there's a better way that ensures authenticity, sustainability and meaningfulness for all.

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Five Reasons Why Developing Young People is Still Important Amid a Global Crisis

21 Sep 2021

At no other time in our history has a global generation of young people been hit by a crisis of this magnitude. But while catching up on academic learning must be prioritised, it's vital personal development continues to share the spotlight.

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What is ‘Greenwashing’ and How to Avoid Getting Swept Away

20 Sep 2021

With a greater awareness of sustainability issues amongst consumers, businesses are doing all they can to demonstrate their ethical and environmental credentials to convince us to part with our cash, but how do you know who's genuine?

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A New Outlook

08 Dec 2020

Our new brand and website are now live! A little later than originally planned but we're ready and taking a positive leap forward into 2021 & beyond. Find out more here...

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17 Global Goals

09 Mar 2020

In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 goals aiming to end poverty, fight inequality and stop climate change by 2030. It's now up to all of us to work together. Here, Outlook MD, Simon Adams, talks about what we, and our participants, are doing to help.

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Leader in Me

21 Jan 2020

Outlook is proud to announce an exclusive partnership with world renowned leadership programme 'Leader in Me' to offer schools and students the opportunity to gain even more from the expedition experience. Read on to find out more.

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The jungle was massive

14 Jan 2020

Programme Manager and resident writer, Francesca Gallone, considers how action today could save animals and give planet earth a brighter tomorrow.

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Break the Chains

29 May 2019

Programme Manager and resident writer, Francesca Gallone, shares her thoughts on the controversial animal tourism industry and what can be done to make a real difference.

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This is Africa

16 May 2019

Expeditions are hard work and don’t always go to plan – but that’s the point! It’s when teams are faced with a curve ball or two that the real learning begins. Read our blog to find out how facing challenge on expedition accelerates growth and learning.

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Character Education

07 Feb 2019

On 7th Feb 2019, Education Secretary Damian Hinds outlined a proposal to revive the 'character education' agenda. This is a subject that isn't just close to our hearts, it's ingrained in our DNA. Read on to find out more...

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Palm Oil - The Good, Bad and the Ugly

03 Jan 2019

Programme Manager and resident writer, Francesca Gallone, considers the good, the bad and the ugly sides of the palm oil industry

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