Pulau Tioman: a Paradise Island

By Victoria Jackson With its white-sand beaches, luscious rainforests, waterfalls and marine life, Tioman Island really does have something for everyone. Situated off the east coast of Malaysia, it is a short boat ride from the mainland, making it perfect for a weekend getaway…  As we arrived on Tioman Island at sunset, we knew we’d…

How to travel on a budget

By Emma Bralic Velho As students, we’re almost always longing for that next maintenance instalment from SFE or leeching off of our parents in order to be able to survive. At the same time, the majority of us just want to travel. I fit into both categories. As a linguist and somebody who learns another…

A week to fall in love with Naples

By Killian Duvivier Naples might not be the first place one would want to go to when considering a tripto Italy. Indeed, it is far from “La dolce vita” that any annoying advert would want tosell you before you watch your YouTube video. Naples is possibly one of the loudestplaces I have ever been. However,…

Challenging stereotypes: why you should consider travelling to Moscow, Russia

By Flora Galley Have you ever wanted to live through a bone-chilling, minus-20-degree winter? Spending a good few hours of your day in a dimly lit, yellow-grey metro carriage doesn’t sound like everyone’s idea of a good time. However, when each station is decorated with polished marble walls, chandeliers, tapestries and statues, you might enjoy…

72 hours in Budapest

By Chloe-May Hornbuckle Nothing beats getting to know the culture, history, politics, and (of course) the food of each new place you visit, and it’s safe to say that Budapest isn’t lacking in any of these areas! From enjoying the panoramic views of Budapest while cruising along the River Danube to letting your hair down…

72 hours in Barcelona

By Chloe-May Hornbuckle Nothing beats a weekend escape to a place where the sun is (almost) always shining, where the streets are always bustling, the atmosphere is vibrant and where you just can’t get enough of the food… If that all  sounds perfect, then Barcelona is the place for you! Home to 3 UNESCO World Heritage…

Three things I learnt from interrailing in Europe for (almost) three weeks

By Emma Walker Interrailing was, in six words, an unbelievable and eye-opening experience. I feel incredibly lucky to have been able to visit places such as Berlin, Prague, Geneva, Montpelier, Barcelona, Valencia and Paris in such a short time period, giving me the opportunity to improve my language skills as I went. It is something…

Julia

By Roseanna Conway In an attempt to become an integrated madrileña in the golden metropolis of Spain’s capital city, I have taken great pleasure in the act of exploring this exciting and fascinating city, while living and working here this year as part of my degree course. I have very much enjoyed spontaneously roaming the…

Travelling and Studying Abroad

By Léa Saltet Deciding to study abroad, one of the best choices I’ve made in my life to spend a whole academic year abroad is an opportunity that everybody should seize, and in this article, I’ll tell you my own experience which, I hope, will make you want to study in another country as well….

48 hours in Stockholm

By Zoe Lumsden Frosty winter weather is well and truly here but despite chilly temperatures, winter can still be one of the most magical times of year to travel. Here’s a look at Sweden’s charming capital, Stockholm, for some Scandinavian winter explorations… This delightful port city is all about the water.  The city is made…