• The Taste of Home

    Food is, for many of us, a significant way of staying connected with our cultural and national roots.  It is, in a way, a remedy to the physical distance and the feeling of homesickness that we are sometimes subject to when far from home. As a Malawian-born British citizen,...
  • Finding Yourself: My Experience of Travel and Self-Discovery

    The famous British philosopher and physicist John Locke had an idea that individuals travelling can become different people by meeting and seeing “otherness”. His philosophy was that “the man who returns is not the same man who left”. He further refers to hearing new languages as a benefit of travelling,...
  • The Responsible Traveller’s Blacklist

    Whether it be a well anticipated trip to Peru, or a group trip to Thorpe Park, we are all guilty of thoughtlessly travelling to popular destinations. However, we do tend to overlook the impact of our adventures on the state of our planet. Large masses of tourists travelling to...
  • Short Break Itinerary: Budapest

    Budapest, capital of Hungary, is the unification of the cities Buda and Pest which lie either side of the river Danube. Known as ‘the heart of Europe,’ the city was voted the ‘Best European Destination of 2019’. This isn’t surprising when you consider the fascinating cultural, religious and military history,...
  • Your Top 5 Winter Holiday Destinations

    The Christmas break is almost upon us, and most of us can’t wait for some time to relax and step back from packed schedules and deadlines. Going home to spend time with family, do some Christmas baking and see old friends might be enough to help you recharge. However,...
  • Hitting the slopes before the snow

    Amongst all the reading, writing and rushing around trying to organise my ‘back to University’ lifestyle, I took a little trip to Val Thorens a typically French skiing resort located in the Tarentaise Valley....
  • Short Break Itinerary: Tanzania

    Short Break? Go on safari in Tanzania, a beautiful country where 30% is made up of national parks. “The sounds of insects, birds and animals create a symphony of the Savannah” As the world continues to expand around us, it can be safely said Tanzania is one of the...