Travel Tips

Three Reasons Why Any Young Traveller Will Love Iceland

Annina Claesson | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Annina Claesson

This stopover programme has brought a lot of new visitors to Iceland and it's an excellent reason to extend your transatlantic trip by a couple of days. It makes for a great change of pace and removes some of the sadness and ennui of flying back home. You might as well, right?

Four Tips on How to Find an Eco-Friendly Hotel (For Real)

Annina Claesson | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Annina Claesson

We've all seen the reminders on the hotel bathroom mirror to hang up our towels if we're alright with using them again, in the green interests of water conservation. Sometimes these signs are accompanied by a little picture of a smiling planet or solemn oaths that this is part of the establishment's commitment to environmentalist policies.

Five Tips for Enjoying the Greyhound

Rosie Ferguson | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Ferguson

There are many stereotypes about the experience of travelling on a Greyhound bus, and after five long distance journeys in two weeks (Portland - Salt Lake City - Denver - Kansas City - St Louis - Indianapolis), here's my take.

Madrid: A European Gem for Students

Annina Claesson | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Annina Claesson

Madrid has it all, but it never forgets to show its visitors a friendly face, no matter the size of their wallets. If you're hungering for a city that actually sees some sunlight every once in a while, or if you're looking for stops on your cross-continental summer rampage, or if you're feeling a a bit priced out of Barcelona, or for any other reason, really, come here and you will find Madrid welcoming you with open arms.

Top Five Things To Do in Bath

Charlene Flash | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Charlene Flash

I set myself up a challenge this year, which is to try and visit more places in the UK. So far, I've only managed to visit Bath (although I've had a couple of trips to the big capital, there was little sightseeing).

Budget Travel In The Maldives

Janet Newenham | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Janet Newenham

Ever dreamed of travelling to paradise but thought you could never afford it? Think again, because solo travel in the Maldives on a budget is totally possible and is getting easier every day. Here's my guide to everything you need to know to help you travel around this stunningly beautiful country without breaking the bank!

How to Do the Galapagos Islands on a Budget

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

The Galapagos Islands are unlike any other in the world; made up of a group of isolated volcanic islands, this is a place that hasn't been tainted by tourism. A dream destination to say the least. But with extortionate travel prices, the Galapagos Islands feels like an unfeasible reality for many.

Top Five Things to Do in Milan

Charlene Flash | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Charlene Flash

Compared to England, the cost of eating out is cheaper, although glasses of wine tends to be cheaper from soft drinks. Great if you love wine. Here are my top 5 things to do in Milan.

Travel Essentials: What's In My Carry-On

Steph Matthews | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

You might be in the midst of making travel arrangements for the upcoming summer months so I'm sharing the types of things that I enjoy traveling onboard with.

A Backpacker's Guide to Beautiful Boracay

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Boracay is one of the most popular beach destinations in the Philippines. Located just a few kilometres from the Western Visayas region, this island is a dreamy paradise, one which isn't short of eager visitors each year. But don't be put off by its popularity; travel smart and you won't have to pay premium prices.

Berlin vs. Budapest

Alexia Cowley | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Alexia Cowley

Visas and Vaccinations The great news is that as a British citizen, you do not need a holiday visa or any particular vaccinations for visiting Berlin...

Be on the Ball at Euro 2016

Fleur Rollet-Manus | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Fleur Rollet-Manus

We are now only a month away from either euphoric victory or embarrassing failure, as the England team gets ready to hop across the channel alongside thousands of British football fans to compete in this years Euros. But are you all set and on the ball?

Tips When in Rome

Liam Fitzpatrick | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Liam Fitzpatrick

Rome is fantastic but as with every capital, it rarely shows the true national characteristics. For that you must scratch a little deeper. So if you get the chance, get yourself outside the cities to smaller communities.

Four Reasons to Go Interrailing

Annina Claesson | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Annina Claesson

It's saddening that train prices in Europe are so steep without the InterRail pass. Otherwise, many of us wouldn't travel any other way. Luckily, there's no limit to how many times you can go interrailing (even if it feels like a once-in-a-lifetime experience) - so open a map and start tracing the tracks you'd like to follow for your next adventure.

Seven Super Places to Go in Copenhagen

Mette Poynton | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mette Poynton

If you have yet to visit Copenhagen, the beautiful capital of Denmark, you are in for a treat... do get yourself booked in for a trip to this wonderful city in the country where the happiest people in the world live, you will love it.

Life Beyond the Lens: Travel Blogger Brooke Saward Reveals the Reality Behind World of Wanderlust

Lizzie Mulherin | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Mulherin

At just 24 years of age, the Australian-born beauty has turned her curiosity and taste for adventure into a profitable business. World of Wanderlust is a digital destination for those who appreciate travel and seek new experiences; it inspires people to not only wonder what lies beyond their immediate horizon, but to go and find out what it is.

Warning: May Cause Festival Fomo

Fleur Rollet-Manus | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Fleur Rollet-Manus

The preparation of bloggers and celebrities has already begun as our Instagram and Snapchat feeds are filled with flash tattoos, swimwear and crochet as the run up to weekend one of Coachella begins. You've got deadlines and exams looming, but you still can't stop thinking that since your loan has just dropped you might, just MIGHT be able to make it...

Berlin in 48 Hours

Alexia Cowley | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Alexia Cowley

So you've just spontaneously booked a plane ticket to spend a weekend away in Berlin. But you are not so sure of what to expect, what to do and where to go... Here are some top cultural sights and cultural tips to consider when exploring Germany's capital!

The Ultimate UEFA Euro 2016 City Guide - Lens

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

In just over two months the Euros will be upon us. Alongside my special guests I've shown you Marseille, Lyon and Toulouse but currently you have no i...

Travel Eye: The Best Diving in Indonesia? These Top the List...

Karen Edwards | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

Located in what scientists call 'the coral triangle', Indonesia is surrounded by some of the planet's richest marine life. It is estimated 51,090sqkm of the country's surrounding water is made up of coral reef, an area home to everything from sharks and rays to Pygmy seahorses. So where do you find the most beautiful and biodiverse dive sites?

Grown-Up Backpacking In Breathtaking Sri Lanka Will Cure Your Adult Life Freakouts

Jo Carrigan | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Carrigan

Sri Lanka is completely unlike any other Asian country I've ever been to - the people, the food, the sights and the experiences are all truly incredible. If you're looking for a party and a fried English breakfast, this place is not for you: it's been largely untouched - and not yet ruined - by tourism, meaning there's a distinct lack of the seedy underside of mass visitation that's plaguing so many Asian countries these days. Long may it continue.

If We Continue to Travel the Way We Are, Our Children Will Not Have the Same Opportunity...

Brad Frankel | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Brad Frankel

We'd reduce our carbon footprint, we wouldn't damage these local communities and fragile environments BUT we wouldn't learn...we wouldn't be able to help...we wouldn't be able to contribute to their economy...and we wouldn't be able to make a difference!

Taking a Mini-Break in Mechelen - Off the Beaten Track

Judith Lewis | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

When it comes to Belgium, the most common place to visit seems to be Brussels. I'm going to try and convince you to take a train 30min north of Brussels into Flanders to visit Mechelen for a day (or two) and fall in love with it like I did.

'Immersive Travel' In the East End, Where Every Street Has a Side-Story

Jon Wilks | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jon Wilks

If 2015 was the 'Year of Mobile', then 2016 is the 'Year of the Experience'. While the rest of the digital world talks about the rise of artificial intelligence (rightly so, of course), a future-facing report by travel industry observers, PSKF, identified the coming of 'intimate intelligence'.

The Ultimate UEFA Euro 2016 City Guide - Toulouse

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

This is no ordinary city guide. We have the sporting world's best telling you where they hang out. Last week Euro's hero Sylvain Wiltord guided us around Lyon, this week we have another world class athlete; England Rugby's fifth all time highest point scorer and current Stade Toulousain fly-half Toby Flood knows the best kept secrets of Toulouse...