How to travel from home; A Summer in quarantine

On March 16th 2020, Universities and schools across the UK announced that they were shutting down for quarantine. By the 21st of the same month, almost all students had returned to their family homes, many of us with plans to work, study or travel abroad suddenly cancelled. The six months at home stretched out like…

Tips for Thailand

I’m Chloe, a final year French and History student, and the Travel Editor for the Linguist this year. Last summer I travelled around Thailand for 5 weeks, so I consider myself clued-up on what to see, and how to get the best value for money! Therefore, I present my top 10 tips for travelling in…

Why I always seem to end up back in Thailand

I’m Becca, a third-year music student, and I’m taking on the role of the Mandarin Editor this year. People are sometimes surprised that I can speak and understand the language, but I grew up in Singapore, so I thought it made more sense to learn Mandarin over French! One of the things I loved about…

The Hotel on Wheels – The Night Train Experience

I’m Harvey, I’m a Final Year German student, and I’m also the Publicity Officer and German Editor! This time last year, I was en route to the wonderful little town of Tübingen, around 40 minutes away from Stuttgart, to start my year abroad. I decided to take the easy option and fly out in September,…

Лучшие места, где можно поесть или просто заказать напиток в Москве!

По Sasha Edwards Вы скоро переедете в Москву? Или Вы планируете посетить Москву в недалёком будущем? Вы хотите узнать о некоторых хороших барах и ресторанах? Тогда это руководство для Вас! После семи месяцев в Москве я думаю, что я могла бы Вам немножко посоветовать и помочь! Москва ночью 1. Ресторанный дворик в Охотном Ряду! Это…

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…

Hunting Down a Picture Perfect Panoramic of Any City

By Maria Allon As a self-confessed hoarder, I’ve collected holiday keepsakes since I can remember. From the garish blue Teletubby backpack five-year-old me bought with pocket money in Portugal, to the extensive collection of pencils that lives under my bed back at home, I can’t not bring a memento back from my adventures. That being…

Brasil – será tudo favelas, polícia e armas?

De Rachael Jones Antes de ir ao Brasil em dezembro, a minha amiga brasileira falava sobre os perigos do seu país, a possibilidade de se ser assaltado e a história de como a sua avó foi raptada. Os seus avisos e a má reputação do Brasil nos media (como por exemplo, o seu presidente radical…

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…