Category : Travel

The Odyssey of The Yorkshire Dales

2 years ago / 2 comments

CAMPING. At its best, an edifying rendezvous between man and nature. At its worst, an excruciating week of bitter, sleepless nights and cabin fever. This summer, I camped with my family in the Yorkshire Dales, a stone’s throw from Leeds (provided you can throw a stone about twenty miles or so), … Read More

A fantastical fairy-land and where to find it

3 years ago / 1 comments

In a letter to his brother, author C.S. Lewis reportedly wrote ‘that part of Rostrevor which overlooks Carlingford Lough is my idea of Narnia’. Over spring break I visited this village nestled between the Mourne Mountains and the Carlingford Lough sea. If you take the bus from Newry towards Kilkeel, … Read More

Where to get outside this spring (other than Hyde Park)

3 years ago / 0 comments

Roundhay Park Roundhay Park should definitely be your number one priority this spring for a day out. It is one of the biggest and most popular parks in Europe, and for good reason. When the sun comes out it’s stunning, and with a variety of different flower gardens and woodland … Read More

City breaks: Prague

3 years ago / 0 comments

The city of Prague is found on any worthwhile interrailing itinerary but has also long been a popular destination for those looking for a city break in the cold winter months. The Czech capital has a rich cultural history, a thrilling nightlife and best of all, it is cheap enough … Read More

The Great Migration sweeps across Tanzania

3 years ago / 0 comments

In June I went on the trip of a lifetime to the second largest continent in the world, the elephant ear-shaped landmass that is Africa. More specifically, the immense game reserves of Tanzania. Our first lodging was the Whistling Thorn Tented Camp on the edge of the Tarangire National Park … Read More

The Great Migration sweeps across Tanzania

3 years ago / 0 comments

In June I went on the trip of a lifetime to the second largest continent in the world, the elephant ear-shaped landmass that is Africa. More specifically, the immense game reserves of Tanzania. Our first lodging was the Whistling Thorn Tented Camp on the edge of the Tarangire National Park … Read More

A Spanish Year Abroad: Sun, Sand and Sangria

3 years ago / 0 comments

With the beach, mountains and city centre all within 20 minutes from where I lived, Valencia was the perfect destination for my year abroad. Often overlooked as a tourist spot, despite being the third largest city in Spain, it is definitely underestimated due to the tough competition from Madrid and … Read More

A Journey Through Columbia

3 years ago / 0 comments

Already thinking forward to next summer and proposing travelling to Latin America? Then make sure to visit Colombia; it’s the perfect place to start exploring the continent and a place to begin practicing your Spanish. If you’re not sure where to start, Bogotá, Cartagena and Medellin should be top of … Read More

“Guayaquil de mis amores” – Ecuador’s Hidden Beauty

3 years ago / 0 comments

If you are willing to fly across the Atlantic Ocean, to the far side of South America you will find a little corner of the world that is home to 16 million people. Despite it being one of the more overlooked South American countries, Ecuador will surprise you with its … Read More

Paris On a Student Budget

3 years ago / 0 comments

Paris is the diamond in the tiara of Western Europe, famous for its beautiful architecture, abundance of art, high fashion, romantic atmosphere, and mouth-watering food. Unfortunately for those of us with a tight student budget, it’s also notorious for its high prices. Here’s why you shouldn’t be put off. Trying … Read More