• A Year Abroad In Ottawa

    Catherine Conyard Many people are surprised when I tell them that I decided to do my year abroad in Ottawa. Despite being Canada’s capital city and home of crush-worthy Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, it doesn’t appear to have much more to offer. Yet, as international travel has been restricted...
  • COVID-19, But Make It Catalan

    Abbie Turner Abbie takes us through how the coronavirus restrictions in Spain are affecting her.  I know it’s hard for me to sit here in sunny Spain and complain about my situation. I mean, it’s currently 7pm in mid-November and I’m sat outside in shorts and a t-shirt writing...
  • A Travel Disaster: Berlin

    Rebecca Herman Interrailing was just going too well. My five friends and I had finally finished our A-levels and were off for a well-deserved break around Europe. We sung our hearts out at a festival in Croatia and we felt at one with nature in Slovenia. It was not...
  • Team Impact’s Favourite Cities

    Rebecca Cox, Rebecca Herman, Charlotte Smith and Robyn Walford In honour of World Cities Day today, Impact Travel’s editor and contributors share their favourite cities from across the world. Get a notebook ready to expand your bucket list! Dubrovnik, Croatia I was in Dubrovnik only for one day and...
  • The Most Haunted Places In Nottinghamshire

    Ryan Keane Nottingham is a city awash with myths and legends. In fact, one could argue folklore is part of its DNA. But sitting alongside Robin Hood in a regional pantheon of iconic tales are those that many find disturbing upon hearing about them. From dazed highwaymen to entities...
  • Why The Lake District Should Be On Everyone’s Bucket List

    Joseph Holmes-Milner A recent survey by fuel brand JET asked 2000 drivers to rank their favourite UK road trips and, unsurprisingly, the Lake District ranked first. I was fortunate enough to go with my family this August. For the last 25 years, my dad has celebrated his birthday weekend...
  • So, What Is The Midlands?

    Rowan Cothliff On the eleventh day of freshers, Impact gave to me a run down of just what is ‘The Midlands’. The Midlands existence has been highly debated during the north vs south divide, yet it’s real! Nottingham students happen to live within it, so we can definitely confirm...