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Summer in America. Photo: Mark Woodward

“My Super Summer in the States”

Dreading being stuck at home for three stifling months? Take a tip from Manchester student Mark Woodward and go stateside, even with little $, by volunteering as a Camp Leader.

A photograph of the second most photographed clock in England. Photo: Friar's Balsam @Flickr

Briefly Exploring Chester

This week Robert Firth ventures beyond Manchester and finds himself bored in Chester

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

From Paris With Love

Annie Hsu reports back on her short summer stay in the timelessly popular French capital

Photo: Pixelchecker (Flickr)

Growing up British in the Middle East

Natasha Smart grew up in Oman, Qatar and Dubai before moving to Manchester to study. Here, she reveals what the Middle East is really like

Beautiful beaches are one of Mexico's biggest draws. Photo: Alejandro Cabrera (Flickr)

Let’s visit… Mexico

Do you like the sound of golden beaches, exploring a different culture and visiting some of the best nightclubs Central America has to offer? Amy Bowden says look no further than beautiful Mexico

Photo: Rebecca Williams

Let’s visit… Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire

Looking for a day trip from Manchester? Beautiful Hebden Bridge is a great place to start

Photo: Thomas Fischler @ Flickr

Study Abroad Report: Beijing

Marina Garvey-Birch is studying abroad in Beijing, learning Chinese in a city of over 20 million people. Now a few months into her exchange, she’s settling into a Chinese lifestyle of early starts, tempting food, and everything done differently…

Photo: mikebaird (Flickr)

The L.A complex

Sophie on the diverse range of travellers she met on her journey across Latin America


The American Adventure

Ciara Kavanagh on her experience as part of BUNAC’s Work America program

Photo: LadyDragonflyCC>;< (Flickr)

Down in the Dutch

Pip Squeak on the trials and tribulations of travelling around Holland.

Photo: Jim Linwood (Flickr)

Travel: Gardens of Versailles

Our elusive traveller ‘Pip Squeak’ on his stay in the picturesque Gardens of Versailles

Unknown pleasures: sun, sea and students. Photo: Roma Stacey

Travel: Unknown Festival

ANOTHER festival in Croatia? Joe Hand gives his verdict on Warehouse Project’s Unknown.