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 selection, but also the creative vision that makes it so much more than music: films in the forest, en masse fancy dress and More...

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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...

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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...

By Niall McAllister On Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Know Before You Go – How to stay safe on package holidays

As March gets into swing,  it seems the perfect time to start making those all-important summer plans, starting with getting that wild holiday abroad booked. With yearly hot spots such as Magaluf and Malia offering More...

By Niall McAllister On Thursday, March 7th, 2013

The Dangers of Student Travel

So what are you doing after University? Many students (including myself) will know this as the question that drives fear and uncertainty into your heart at every family gathering you have attended over the last More...

By Adam Land On Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Rum guide to hitch’n

  Hitch hiking If, in this egotistical capitalist consumer economy, you have lost faith in the gratuitous pillaging of our decrepit planet in the search of a slightly larger percentage of humanities most cruel More...

By Andrew Tindall On Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Baka Gaijin: All Downhill From Here.

It’s been said that if God had intended Texans to ski he would’ve given them mountains. Well, the kami in their infinite wisdom have shown no such restraint with Japan and have bestowed it with some More...

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By On Friday, March 1st, 2013

Hungary for Sziget?

 “Sziget is a fantastic festival, more colourful and probably a lot cleaner than Glastonbury”.  Michael Eavis, visiting in 2012. Terrible puns aside, if you only visit one festival abroad this summer More...

By Emma R. Robb On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Skydiving in Cumbria – “A Kick-Ass thing to do!”

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” – Marie Curie The biting fresh air hitting your face on a crisp morning at More...