• “Paying Respects”: the Ethics of Grief Tourism

    Controversy arose in 2017 when a coach of tourists stopped to take selfies in front of Grenfell Tower’s skeleton, provoking local residents to urge people not take photos out of respect for victims and grieving families. The visitation of such places associated with death and tragedy has recently been...
  • Glamping: Relaxing Holiday Trend or Half-hearted Cop Out?

    Just in case anyone is not yet familiar with the term, ‘glamping’ basically means camping in a more luxurious fashion. View this post on Instagram Have you heard of 'astrotourism'? We're calling it one of the trends of 2019 glamping – find out more via the link in our...
  • Europe’s Summer Sweet-Spots

    With the summer holidays on the horizon, it’s time to start with the planning of your next big adventure or simply a well-deserved long weekend in the sun.  “Make the most of your experience by taking advantage of the affordable travel in and around Europe” If you are stuck...
  • A Win-Win Situation? The Ethics of Student Volunteering

    At over 2 million, the UK has a hefty student population and it is only set to grow. The colossal flux of students entering and exiting the academic wheel of university every year means that summer internships are becoming thin on the ground and graduate schemes are practically gold-dust....
  • Antarctic Endeavour: Tom Warburton and his South Pole Solo Attempt

    Impact Lifestyle chatted to Tom Warburton about his record-breaking challenge to raise money for armed forces charities, Help for Heroes and Hire a Hero. Alongside his fundraising, Tom has been visiting schools and youth groups to raise awareness about the environment, and has recently been working with Glacier Rescue Project...
  • Give Yourself a Break: Top Easter Getaways

    It’s the home stretch of term two and you’re not sure which is more stubborn: the British temperatures, or your four-week old cold. And, (while fresher’s flu seems to be adamant that we are still in the depths of winter) here you are, expected to rev up for a...
  • How to Take Awesome Photos When Travelling Solo

    There are so many great things about solo travel, so it is not surprising that more and more people are choosing to head off into the unknown alone. However, one of the struggles of solo travel is photographing yourself when you have no one else with you! Do not...