• 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...
  • Adventure Thrifts: Tokyo

    Much to the dismay of student travellers, Tokyo has recently been ranked as the world’s most expensive city. However, while studying abroad for a year in central Tokyo, I discovered various money-saving methods in order to spend as little yen as possible. I became a somewhat professional in saving...
  • Students rent costs rise by nearly a quarter in recent years

    According to figures from the National Union of Students and Unipol, weekly rent for student accommodation has risen by as much as 23% since 2009. The average student rent is as much as 85% of the the maximum student loan and grant available, leaving little money left for all...
  • University halls: Been there, done that, never again

    I can’t help but feel rather grateful to have escaped life from University halls. It did have its advantages – meeting new people was easy and sneaking a third portion of chocolate cake was always great; but living in an institution didn’t suit me one bit. The fact that...
  • Home Is Where The Parents Are?

    The subject of housing after University might not illicit much interest in the average student compared to more noticeable concerns such as student loans. Yet you may have to add it to your list of worries. Back in ye olden days of the 1980s a low to mid-earning family...