Travel

A different New Year’s Resolution: To do something different at NYE

A different New Year’s Resolution: To do something different at NYE

Lifestyle, Student Living, Travel February 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

IT MAY SEEM like ages away as the year has only just begun, but we are all guilty of saying every turn of the year “I wish I had done something more exciting or extravagant”. Going awayRead More

Beating the winter blues

Beating the winter blues

Health, Lifestyle, Student Living, Travel December 10, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

THE NIGHTS are drawing in, temperatures are falling, essay deadlines are looming, it’s still not quite the Christmas holidays, and to top it all off you’re suffering from the latest bout of fresher’s flu.  With allRead More

Job Envy: Living the Dream in Gili Meno

Job Envy: Living the Dream in Gili Meno

Features, Travel November 21, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

CO-OWNERS Michelle and Claire Lockett upped and left Carlisle in the summer of 2013 and relocated to the tropical islands of Indonesia. The Eco Hostel was built by volunteers, for volunteers, on the island of GiliRead More

Dublin: An escape with someone special this Autumn

Dublin: An escape with someone special this Autumn

Lifestyle, Student Living, Travel November 19, 2014 at 4:15 pm Comments

If you’re looking to get away with someone special this autumn, then you would be well-placed to turn your eyes across the Irish Sea to Dublin.  Not only is it an affordable and easily-reached destination, butRead More

Bonjour to Brittany: A break in NW France

Bonjour to Brittany: A break in NW France

Lifestyle, Travel October 22, 2014 at 1:30 pm Comments

AS I SAT enjoying a freshly baked croissant while watching the sunrise over the small French town of Roscoff, I was able to get my first taste of a holiday in Brittany. I had travelled overnight byRead More

This is Africa

This is Africa

Editors' Pick, Features, Travel October 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm Comments

AS I STEPPED off the plane onto African soil, I couldn’t quite believe I had arrived. After three months of planning and emailing, I had finally arrived in Tanzania. Heading towards the doors of the airport,Read More

Pula: The Adriatic and lively bars

Pula: The Adriatic and lively bars

Lifestyle, Travel October 4, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

THIS summer I was lucky enough to be whisked away on a family holiday to Pula, Croatia, having already visited Split and Trogir a few years before. Split still showed evidence of the 1990s civil war, butRead More

A pool of possibility – studying abroard

A pool of possibility – studying abroard

Lifestyle, Student Living, Travel October 1, 2014 at 5:00 pm Comments

IF YOU’RE a first year student who is interested in broadening your horizons, then the opportunity of going on a study exchange to a university overseas is one which you won’t want to miss out on.  ManyRead More

Falling for Niagara – A trip to Toronto

Falling for Niagara – A trip to Toronto

Lifestyle, Travel July 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

WHEN you think of Canada the first things that come into your mind are likely to be forests, lakes, mountains and moose, so it might come as a surprise to some that the country is inRead More

Learning in the land of a thousand lakes

Learning in the land of a thousand lakes

Lifestyle, Student Living, Travel July 8, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments

AS THE TINY twin-prop plane descended over a landscape of forests and lakes into a remote Finnish airfield, I was able to catch my first glimpse of the country that I was going to call home forRead More