Zen Kyu, Maestro: An English Teacher’s Spanish Adventure – Review


They say that a teacher’s purpose is not only giving knowledge to students but, also, filling them with enthusiasm, and being inspiring. But what if your pupils don’t understand you as much as you cannot understand them? ‘Well,’ you say, ‘that is what all the teachers usually have to do – to gain understanding with their students.’ It More...

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By Megan Ainsworth On Monday, November 4th, 2013

Bon Voyage! Arrival: Essential travel advice for your year abroad in France

As I stepped off the Rhone Express tram at Lyon’s huge Part-Dieu train station, I immediately felt a million miles away from home. Surrounded by loud French accents, speeding taxi drivers on the ‘wrong’ side More...

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By Ben McSkelly On Sunday, October 27th, 2013

Newcastle United Spur £20 or less away ticket scheme

A long trip to an away game in January is enough to put off all but the most foolhardy fans.  Midweek matches are especially difficult, usually involving time off work or a gruelling shift after sporadic sleep More...

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By Niall McAllister On Saturday, August 10th, 2013

Travel tips from a third year

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 More...

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...

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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...