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Another 'unconventional' gap year

Please don't equate 'unconventional' to hipster or eco-justice warrior. Although the latter might apply here... Years ago, when I had an actual job, I ...

Photo: Calypso April

How to hygge: a student abroad’s guide

The Danish concept of hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) has seen an unprecedented rise in popularity in the UK over the past few years. ...

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The art of the weekender bag

Whether it’s returning home or visiting a friend or indulging in a weekend away, packing efficiently is a skill that will well ...

Photo: Alex Jones

Another 'unconventional' gap year

Posted on Mar 9, 2018 1
Photo: Calypso April

How to hygge: a student abroad’s guide

Posted on Mar 8, 2018 2
Photo: Free-Photos @ Flickr

The art of the weekender bag

Posted on Feb 1, 2018 3
Photo: Alex Jones

Another ‘unconventional’ gap year

Alex Hope recounts his memorable experience as an anti-poaching ranger for rhinos and the challenges he faced whilst living in South Africa

Photo: Calypso April

How to hygge: a student abroad’s guide

Deadlines and bad weather got you down? Calypso April explains the Danish concept of ‘hygge’ and how to apply it to your everyday life

Photo: Free-Photos @ Flickr

The art of the weekender bag

Using these simple tips, you’ll be on your way to a lighter bag and an easier journey

Photo: Aisha Rodriguez

An unconventional gap year

Aisha Rodriguez discusses how you could get involved with ICS, a government-funded programme, which aims to meaningfully help developing countries

Photo: Calypso April

Art on exchange: Copenhagen’s best exhibitions in 2017

Calypso April, a student abroad, talks of her experiences in Copenhagen’s thriving art scene

Photo: Aisha Al-Janabi @ Mancunion

Travel Story: Sarajevo’s tin can

Aisha Al-Janabi reveals why Bosnia is a country worth visiting

Photo: Sophia Macpherson

Travel story: a day in Brooklyn

Sophia Macpherson goes on an adventure in the trendiest part of The Big Apple

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3 travel magazines to feed your wander lust

Sophia Macpherson details the most stylish of the independent travel magazines to fawn over

Image: Megan Ritchie

Lisbon – a must-see city

Ideal for students on a budget, this affordable city has something for everyone with its modern vibe but deep and detailed history


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Avoiding the study abroad blues

Returning from a year abroad? James Johnson talks you through falling back in love with Manchester

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Travel story: Flamenco in Andalusia, Spain

Sophia Macpherson recounts how she fell in love with Spain’s flamenco dance

Photo: Sophia Macpherson

Take a break without breaking the bank

Megan Ritchie gives some useful tips on planning your next weekend getaway for less than you might expect