Travel tips from a third year

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That’s it, it’s over – or it is for me, anyway. As the university year finally draws to a close, first and third years alike prepare to embark on those adventure-filled summer excursions. Whether you’re beginning a long season travelling Asia or even just a quiet holiday in Spain with your parents, here’s some final advice to ensure nothing More...

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By Niall McAllister On Monday, August 5th, 2013

Stranded in the Outback

  The Gap Year: an opportunity seized upon by many young people as a chance to fly the nest and travel the world before continuing with education or starting a career. But uninformed travellers can often stumble More...

By On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Berlin: Alternative places to visit

There are few cities as inherently cool as the German capital, which is fast becoming the affordable city break of choice. Whilst you must take in Brandenburg Gate, Museum Island and head to the Reichstag building More...

By Tor Marie On Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Duolingo – review

Image: Duolingo As a self-confessed – no, professed – language addict, I’m constantly on the hunt for new learning resources. More dictionaries, more phrasebooks, more Rosetta Stone torrents, more dubious More...

By On Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Top Ten Tips for Interrailing

1) Book your accommodation in advance Strolling around a picturesque European city looking for accommodation may sound appealing to you, but you will more than likely regret it once it’s 1am, raining and More...

Outlook Festival Illustration
By Emma R. Robb On Monday, April 15th, 2013

Outlook Festival 2013: A guide

  Officially recognised as “Europe’s Biggest Bass Music & Soundsystem Culture Festival”  Outlook is about to blow minds again this summer! The sun shining, the waves rolling and the bass thumping, More...

By On Monday, April 8th, 2013

Bestival Breakdown, Part One: Why should I go?

If you haven’t heard of Bestival before now, you’ve probably been in hiding for the past ten years.  The “Best Major Festival 2012″ is renowned not only for its utterly brilliant and eclectic music More...

Photograph: Vicki Crowe
The dramatic coastline of Los Gigantes in the West
By Vicki Crowe On Monday, April 1st, 2013

Sunshine in Spring: Tenerife

If the “Spring” in the UK has got you down, a bit of sunshine is definitely in order and you can even get some real heat in Photograph: Vicki CroweBlack sand beach Europe at this time of the year. Situated just More...

Noisily Festival 2013 Full Line Up Poster
By On Friday, March 29th, 2013

Noisily does it!

Let’s face it, a student budget isn’t always a big one. Although we all dream of making it across the sea to Coachella, or Bencassim or wherever else may take your fancy, it isn’t always realistic More...

By On Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Budget Breaks Guide: Barcelona

Barcelona could be considered one of the best budget breaks for students: easily accessible through cheap flights, with a vibrant nightlife and the ideal combination of  being both a city break and a beach holiday. Barcelona More...