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    The Tourist Areas Under Threat From Climate Change

    Rebecca Herman Although the topic of climate changed has seeped into popular culture with posters and warnings surrounding us constantly, the effects of it often feel extremely far away. However, the reality definitely hits when you turn up to the hottest tourist destination, but it looks completely different to...
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    The Ethical Issues Of Voluntourism – Does It Do More Harm Than Good?

    Isabel Murphy Voluntourism is a term which has been used since the 1990s, when many travellers started searching for ‘authentic experiences’ as opposed to typical holidays. It is a mixture of volunteering and tourism, where individuals supposedly support those more disadvantaged whilst simultaneously having the opportunity to travel somewhere...
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    Looking Back On A Year Abroad: Valencia

    Isabel Murphy Firstly, I would like to say how grateful I am to have had the opportunity to do a year abroad despite all the travel restrictions and terrible things that have happened during the past year. I feel incredibly lucky to have had this experience even though it...
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    The Countryside Versus City Breaks

    Lucy Tombs Most people fall into one of two categories, those who love the hustle and bustle of a city break and those who enjoy relaxing in a quiet, picturesque countryside scene. Despite the fact that people are often set in their ways, there are real benefits to trying...
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    Seven Steps To Becoming An Environmentally Conscious Traveller

    Lucy Tombs All of us love a good holiday from time to time. However, it is a well-known fact that travelling has had a negative effect on our environment. From carbon emissions produced by planes to the litter left behind by tourist groups, our holidays have had a direct...
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    Can UK Holidays Be Better?

    Anna Stacey Like last year, this summer is proving uncertain for international holidays. But can UK trips be just as good, and even better for the planet? When going abroad, the most time effective mode of transport is usually by plane. You’d probably expect flights and cruises to have...
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    The Best Places To Picnic In Notts

    Rebecca Herman As of the 29th of March, six people or two households can meet up for a picnic – yay! This new lease of freedom means that we can all finally catch up with our friends and family with some well-deserved treats. The new rule also allows groups...