An erupting volcano at night

Italy 2022: a summary & photo diary

A photo diary of our geological and archaeological tour of Italy. Starting in Naples and finishing on Sicily, the tour takes in world-class vulcanological sites, such as Vesuvius, Stromboli and Mount Etna, and fascinating archaeological sites, such as Pompeii and Herculaneum. These are some of the best photos from the 2022 trip…

Fossils on a rocky beach

England & Wales 2022

In April 2022, we ran our England & Wales trip for the first time. This journey through the geologic timescale took us from the Jurassic Coast, to the Brecon Beacons, up to Snowdonia and over to Shropshire. Our itinerary took us to a wealth of world-class sites with a huge variety of geological interest. This is our illustrated trip diary…

Oman 2020: Ocean Crust and Mountains of Mantle

In March 2020 we returned to Oman, once again, to visit the country’s geological gems. Focusing primarily on the north of the country, the tour was led by GeoWorld Travel’s Director, James Cresswell, with support from local company, Golden Highlands.

A large 'mud bug' fossil

Morocco 2019

This is the blog of our ‘Morocco: The Trilobite’s Sahara Kingdom’ tour, which we completed in mid-November 2019. Morocco is an exceptional geological destination, as the desert conditions create large areas of rock exposure where fossils occur in abundance. It is world-famous for its trilobite and dinosaur fauna.

Fossilised fish eating a pterosaur

Germany 2019

This is the blog of our new ‘Famous Fossil Sites and the Munich Show’ tour in Germany, which we lead for the first time in October 2019. Germany is home to some of the world’s best fossil sites and the most recently active volcanoes in Central Europe.

Columnar cooling structures on the island of Staffa

Scotland 2019

In July 2019 we led our Geology of Scotland tour for the fourth time. Scotland has incredibly diverse geology – it was here that the enormity of geological time was first envisaged, the first attempts to measure the mass of the Earth were made, Thrust Faults were discovered and middle Jurassic Dinosaurs roamed.

Canary Islands

We have just returned from an exciting trip to the Canary Islands where we were checking out the geology in…