Tag : Travelling

Brits Behaving Badly: Pornographic Dancing Terrorises Cambodia

10 months ago / 0 comments

Last week saw the arrest of ten tourists, including five Britons, for allegedly producing and displaying “pornographic pictures”, according to a statement published on the National Police website after a police raid in the city of Siem Reap, Cambodia. The Gryphon looks into the future of South East Asian traveller hotspots … Read More

The art of budgeting : Travelling

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo from : crohnsandcolitis.org) As students it’s more than likely your time away from university is going to be spent travelling in some way, may it be around the country, around Europe or around the world. However with a weak pound and constant rising prices squeezing our budgets even tighter it … Read More

What You Won’t Have Thought of When Travelling With a Friend

2 years ago / 0 comments

This is a bit of a warning but also a sturdy starter pack for those thinking of having a jaunt of their own. There are certain things that go without saying before you go away: what you should take with you; to always have all your travel documents together etc. … Read More

Yorkshire: it's not just about Leeds

2 years ago / 0 comments

So, you’ve arrived in the great city of Leeds. Your first few weeks as a student are bound to be hectic; with so much going on, you might feel so overwhelmed with choice that you might just be tempted to curl up on the sofa and spend your days making … Read More

Holiday edit – backpacking

2 years ago / 0 comments

So you’ve been working and saving during the first half of summer and the time has now come for a long-awaited break. Shopping and packing for your summer holiday can be a stressful task! Luckily, whether you’re off on a city break, backpacking, beach holiday, interrailing or to a festival, … Read More

Ayahuasca: ‘It was one of the most amazing experiences of my life’

4 years ago / 0 comments

An anonymous student talked to The Gryphon about ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic drug in South America   I first heard about ayahuasca when I came to South America to study. One of the topics brought up a lot was ayahuasca – none of my friends had taken it, but everyone had … Read More

Travel | A Leeds student traveller's guide to Spanish road-tripping

5 years ago / 0 comments

Summer Travel Article – Road Trip Things can seem bleak in Leeds. Cold mornings, constant rain showers and the looming prospect of deadline week don’t really entice you to get out of bed in the morning, do they? But hey, if you look on the bright side it is only … Read More

Take a Gap, Yah?

6 years ago / 0 comments

As third year flies past at record speed, and thus the big step into the real world creeps closer, there have naturally been a lot of conversations of post-graduation intentions. Whilst many have plans of further education, graduate schemes, or mapping out the beginning of their career, it’s not uncommon … Read More