• Is Baghdadi’s Death the End of ISIS, or the Start of a New Era?

    After becoming the face of Jihad in 2014, Abu Bakr Al- Baghdadi committed suicide on the 27th October 2019, during a US special forces raid on his hideout in Syria. The irony in Baghdadi’s death compared with his apparently extreme (to say the least) morals on pride, strength and...
  • Short Break Itinerary: Barcelona

    If you are looking for a short break, let me recommend Barcelona, Spain as the perfect place, where I recently spent four days. The city is perfect for anyone; whether your passion is architecture, historical buildings, beaches, football or just shopping, it can satisfy your needs. Even if you...
  • How (So)lo Can You Go?

    Travelling alone for the first time can feel like a massive challenge. You don’t have the safety net of your friends, there’s nobody to look after your oversized rucksack when you go to the loo, and more importantly, who is going to get that insta-worthy snap? “Being on your...
  • Japan: A New Tourist Hotspot?

    Japan is an island rich in culture, history and nature. Animé, sushi, technology, cherry blossom trees, Samurai and temples are just some aspects that have filtered through to a Western imagination of the country. The East Asian island hosts something for everyone, and in the last few years this...
  • Riding High or Plummeting Quickly: Have Theme Parks Had Their Day?

    Theme parks have long been an option for a day of family entertainment. The 1950s saw the first proper amusement parks open their doors to the public, including the world-famous Disneyland. Rides often included carousels, Ferris wheels and of course the adrenaline seekers dream: the roller coaster. Since then...
  • Getting the London Experience in Nottingham

    Whether you are a returning student or a fresher looking to explore your new home and city, let this article serve as your guide to making the most out of your time in Nottingham. “While these big galleries may contain a Monet or two they are often full of...
  • Moscow: the City of Contrasts

    What do you think when you hear the word ‘Moscow’? It may be the Kremlin’s clock tower, Lenin’s mausoleum or a church that looks like a gingerbread house, but this is definitely not the full list of the places worth visiting. You never know where will you end up:...