Tag : travel

Day Trips from Leeds

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Are you a first year who needs a break from the tough life of Fresher’s Week? A southerner who’s in desperate need of some northern fun? A final year student who hasn’t yet explored all that Yorkshire has to offer? Never fear. There are so many trips you can take to … Read More

A Backpackers’ Guide: Top Tips on Backpacking

4 months ago / 0 comments

Do you fancy doing something different from the classical family summer holiday on the beach for a week in an all-inclusive five-star hotel? Do you still like the idea of the luxury hotel, but want to change place over the holiday to discover more places at once and get the … Read More

Vice-Chancellors Under Fire For Expenses

7 months ago / 0 comments

Following two years of research and hundreds of freedom of information requests (FOIs), Channel 4’s Dispatches programme uncovered the extraordinary sums of money paid as expenses to Britain’s university vice chancellors. Given the ongoing strikes by lecturers over drastic changes to their pensions, as well as the large fees paid … Read More

Prime Spots to Visit During the Easter Break

7 months ago / 0 comments

Easter is the perfect time to take a mini break especially if deadlines are getting you down. Forget about your dissertation for a few days and enjoy some time off in one of these exciting European destinations. Hamburg Voted the world’s best city for a night out, Germany’s ‘edgiest’ city … Read More

Best Places to Travel this Year

8 months ago / 0 comments

If you’re growing tired of university deadlines and are already daydreaming about your summer travels, then look closely at the following recommendations.  Let’s start with a classic interrailing destination: Budapest. It certainly satisfies the cliché of cheap and cheerful as there are places you can grab a pint for around … Read More

Is the Hyperloop the future of travel?

8 months ago / 0 comments

We might not be as far away from hyper-speed travel as you might think. Although it isn’t quite teleportation, the Hyperloop combines a vacuum, a train, and levitating magnets to shoot you towards your destination at hundreds of miles an hour. The magnetic levitation ‘maglev’ train is lifted above rails … Read More

How Travelling Makes You More Open-Minded

10 months ago / 0 comments

Whether it’s around your country or to a different one, for working or for pleasure, for a short or a protracted stay, travelling is always an exciting experience. You pack your things and take your car, your train, your flight or just by your feet, together with your expectations and … Read More

Leeds Voted Fifth Best City in Europe

10 months ago / 0 comments

Lonely Planet, one of the largest travel guide publishers in the world, has voted Leeds the fifth top city to visit in Europe in its ‘Best in Europe 2017’ guide. Leeds is credited for its hard work over the past few years at improving the city and making it an attractive … Read More

Why Hong Kong?

11 months ago / 0 comments

In Leeds, I found that whenever someone asked me where I was spending my year abroad, they expected me to say Australia, Canada, America, or sometimes even New Zealand. I thoroughly enjoyed watching their expression after I said I was going to Hong Kong. It was nice to surprise them … Read More

A Smoking Ban- The First Step To More Responsible Tourism

12 months ago / 0 comments

With the announcement of the new law in Thailand to ban smoking on some of their top tourist beaches, the issue of responsible tourism can’t help but be thrown into the spotlight. Having been to Thailand this summer it was shocking to see the impact tourists have on once culturally … Read More