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 … More

Recce to SW England

This weekend I had an enjoyable yet wet and windy time recceing some sites for April 6-13 ‘Fossils, mines and … More