Festive Food Favourites

By Megan Nicholls Despite being a lover of German culture, I am admittedly not the biggest fan of the quintessential foundations of German cuisine; bread, beer and Bratwurst! If you find yourself in a similar situation, it definitely doesn’t mean that you cannot enjoy plenty of food and drink at traditional German Christmas markets, here…

Une Journée à Genève : un petit guide

de Holly Hunt Du fait que j’étudie en France à l’université Grenoble Alpes, je profite de cette situation idéale pour me rendre assez facilement aux différentes villes et aux différents pays pour un week-end ou même juste pour une excursion d’une journée. En novembre, je suis partie en voyage avec des amis Erasmus pour passer…

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…

Trabajando en Madrid: ¿viviendo la vida loca o la vida ocupada?

Por Jessica Waugh-Bacchus Llevo los últimos tres meses trabajando en la redacción de una revista que ubicada en Madrid. Mi experiencia aquí en Madrid me ha enseñado mucho con respecto a los entresijos del estilo de vida en las oficinas españolas – cabe decir que la jornada en España va más allá de una siesta….

From Real Madrid to Birmingham City

By Roseanna Conway This time last year I was preparing to go to Madrid for my year abroad, a compulsory part of my English Language and Spanish degree. The prospect was daunting, so much so that there were times when I considered not going at all.  One year on, I’m very grateful I conquered my…

Pâtisserie Paradise

Megan Nicholls  The French are stereotypically famous for their fine wines and delicious cuisine. However, their quintessential cakes and pastries have also played a significant cultural role for centuries. The mouth-watering delicacies might be easily confused with traditional desserts, such as crème brûlée, profiteroles, and tarte tatin, not to mention the well-loved crêpe; and, of course, baked croissants, baguettes, and pains au chocolat.  The…

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…