March 4, 2020

Image courtesy of Jesse Tomlinson

“Why go to Russia? It will be freezing” they said.

Yes, Moscow is a very cold city but when it only cost two people £500 for flights and an Airbnb for six days, we would have been stupid to listen to the haters. Anyway, what is wrong wit...

December 5, 2019

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I am not one for impromptu trips. I need months to mentally prepare for leaving my comfort zone but as I sat in my room staring into nothingness, I found that I needed an escape from myself. Right on cue, my phone buzzed,...

November 29, 2019

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When I think of Ireland, what immediately comes to mind is mist, rain, and never-ending green fields. I then think of thick accents, St Patrick’s Day, faery myths, and the past conflicts which took place. As an Englishwoman, I also question...

November 25, 2019

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In light of World Mental Health Day which took place earlier this year, I have been thinking about how our mental health fares when we travel. Although travel is, for a lot of us, an incredibly exciting prospect and an o...

October 11, 2019

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Much to the annoyance of all my university friends, I have become a cliché. A person who just won’t shut up about their year abroad. Although my time was condensed into ten months, I had the most amazing experience. 

I began my journe...

October 3, 2019

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Memories I will remember fondly from my week-long holiday to New York will be the ones where I got to know the city, not the ones where I queued in hour lines to get a glimpse of a popular sight.

I will remember when my boyfriend and I accidenta...

October 3, 2019

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Between July 5th to July 25th of this year, I visited Vietnam, joining two friends who had been travelling through South East Asia for several weeks prior. I knew the risks – I was going to be playing the third wheel – but much to my delight w en...

March 23, 2018

The architecture, the food, and the history behind Rome is what makes it one of the most popular cities to explore in Europe. Filled with winding cobbled streets, and picture-perfect views around every corner, the city is arguably one of the most beautiful. This beauty...

March 20, 2018

Having grown up all over the world, I fancy myself skilled at communicating with people who don’t speak the same language. In the first couple of years living in Amman, Jordan, the extent of my Arabic was ‘I don’t speak Arabic’ and ‘you donkey!’, which if said together...

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