Why Travel?

Frontier | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Travel is one of the most common interests listed on CVs, dating sites, and the web is full of travel inspiration, pictures and tips. If you are reading this, you are likely to have the travel bug. But where does this urge to travel come from? Are we running away from our environment? If so, what are we hoping to find?

Great Scenic Railways of the World - Part Two

Andrew White | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew White

There's something magical about a scenic railway journey... leaving driving behind allows you to focus on the landscapes and soak up the culture. If you're as big a fan of scenic railway journeys as I am, then you'll love these less famous I've discovered across the world...

An Open Letter for Those Who Have Thought About Ending It All

James Dwyer | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Dwyer

I'm sure, like me, you go through times when you wonder what it's all about. Why does so much bad stuff happen? Why is it so difficult for things to just be... good? Why do I feel so miserable? Is there any point carrying on?

Travel Is..: What I Experienced On My Solo Quest To Southeast Asia.

Lucy Wilson | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Lucy Wilson

Travel is being independent and going along with my gut instincts. It's about trusting and building a relationship with myself. Travel is about finding myself as a person.

The Move

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

By the time I flew home, I was in talks with a newspaper editor in Nairobi and had six weeks to plan my move: five months, one week and one day after R and I had first met. The nearness of my impending departure, this time with a veiled sense of permanence hanging over it, hit my mum a little more.

One Second a Day to Stay Grateful

Dmitry Dmitriev | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Dmitry Dmitriev

If you feel inspired and grateful for your own past and present experience after watching the video, I'd just invite you to get in touch with those that have impacted your life and you simply want to appreciate them for that.

A Week in the Life of a Southeastern Train Commuter: Why SE London Desperately Needs a Bakerloo Extension

Ellie Holland | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK
Ellie Holland

A public consultation on the £3 billion extension to the Bakerloo Line, which will run from Elephant & Castle towards New Cross, Lewisham, Bromley and Hayes, was held this week. For some, this may not mean much. For those who have the misfortune of relying on the coughing, spluttering coffin of hell that is a Southeastern train to commute to and from central London, however, this means a long-awaited slice of justice...

1D Accused Of Being Copycats On New Single

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

One Direction fans have turned on Hayley Williams of Paramore, after she accused the boyband of plagiarising her boyfriend’s group on their new sing...

One Day in the Life, Food Chain, Anchor Yourself

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK
Samantha van Dalen

Albertina- this gentle pensioner had recently lost two grandchildren- one in a road accident and the other from a heart attack. She had just returned from comforting her daughter who is 'coping' with the loss of her two children. Albertina is teaching herself French to take her mind off her lost grand kids...

Eerie Tales of Rio Paraguay and the Italian Pornstar

Max Lewis Barnard | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Max Lewis Barnard

After I managed to get an illegal entrance stamp, I sat down to have piranha before illegally getting an exit stamp to Bolivia. My moral orientation was completely lost and furthermore, I knew I was never going to leave Paraguay officially.

The Hidden Beauty of Air Travel

George Gabriel | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
George Gabriel

Without a care in the world, we all carry our luggage onto our next destination in search of something greater. As we leave the terminal to continue our own journeys, a new story passes us on its way to check in.

My Most Stressful Journey

Emma Shaw | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK Comedy
Emma Shaw

I have decided to tell you all about one of the most stressful days I've ever experienced. I would argue that this was quite possibly the most stressf...

Why I Hate 'The Girl on the Platform Smiled' Advert

Alex McBride | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Comedy
Alex McBride

I could have got off my train at Carlisle, walked right up to that girl and explained all of this to her (leaving out any profanity and the washing up rota) She could have given me a look before running for her life, or she could have married me a few years down the line.

From Brighouse to Cannes, 'Le Tour De Tan'

Paul Drury | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Paul Drury

With this year's Cannes film festival now in full swing, thought it was worth sharing a Cannes travel story with a difference. In 2012, we dared to dream the impossible dream. From a wet and windy West Yorkshire all the way to the world's most glamorous film festival.

The 'Age of Creativity' and Making Video Games

Michael De Piano | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Tech
Michael De Piano

A little while ago I stumbled across a rather inspiring blog post by Sir John Sorrell, the Chairman of the London Design Festival and the Arup Design ...

Choosing A University And Choosing A Path In LIfe

Josh Taerk | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Josh Taerk

At the end of the day you're head can mess you up sometimes, constantly planning and making fall back plans for your fall back plans. When it comes to making decisions for yourself, you can never go wrong listening to your heart.

Black Oops: Indie Game Leads BAFTA Game Awards Nominations

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Tech

The world's biggest video game studios have been put to shame in this year's BAFTA Game Awards nominations by an indie developer. Journey, a 3D puz...

The Golden Years of Classic Rock

Sandy Moffat | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sandy Moffat

Let's face it, at their age most classic rock bands should be getting an early night with BBC Radio 4 and a cup of Horlicks. So the next time you see one of these bands on tour, buy a ticket! You might never get the chance to see them again.

Does the UK's First Rock N Roll Marathon Live Up to Its Name?

Keith Smith | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Keith Smith

Despite leaving countless gigs soaked through with sweat, my carefully-coiffured hair transformed into sodden mess, I'd never yet been panting and perspiring before having seen the support act.

WATCH: Journey's 'Don't Stop Believing', As Sung By The Movies

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK Comedy

Back in early January, Dutch Vimeo user 'ant1mat3rie' recreated Lionel Richie's Hello using clips from a number of different movies (see below) - boas...

TV: Great British Bandwagon Jumping Journeys

Christopher Beanland | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Christopher Beanland

Cult BBC TV hit Great British Railway Journeys has proved so popular with teatime viewers that a host of other 'journey' shows are set to follow in its footsteps. All of which begs the question: why bother leaving the house at all?