• Film Review: Back to Berlin

    Poignant and purposeful, Back to Berlin is at once both a fascinating and hugely moving work, that quite literally uses its travelling lens to trace and reflect on some of the most chilling moments of Europe’s darkest century. “In spite of everything, we are here” These are the words of a...
  • Positive Impact: Travelling Internships

    Berlin is a favoured destination for students seeking a budget-friendly getaway, with an infamous clubbing scene, trendy bars and street food galore. Add into the mix a little culture, history and the advantage of a quick flight and you have the recipe for a perfect short break. This summer,...
  • Arty Outings: East Side Gallery, Berlin

    At the beginning of February, I had the pleasure of going on the English/Mechanical Engineering Society trip to Berlin. During my time in Berlin, I was overwhelmed by the plethora of art, history and culture before me. Of all these cultural treasures, I found East Side Gallery the most...
  • France vs Germany: A review, a tribute

    European Championship hosts France produced a fine performance against world champions Germany at the Stade de France friendly on Friday in a night overshadowed by tragic events across the French capital. Both sides fielded strong lineups: France XI: Lloris; Sagna, Varane, Koscielny, Evra; Pogba, Diarra (Schneiderlin – 80′), Matuidi...
  • Hidden Gems #1 – Konstanz

    Although capital cities are lively, busy exciting places to visit whilst travelling, to discover the true culture and beauty of a country it is also worth visiting the smaller, less well known cities and towns. Impact Travel has decided to start a new series on Hidden Gems. When travelling to...
  • The World’s Weirdest Halloweens

    Wondering how weird and wacky Halloween festivities can get around the world? Here are our top seven countries with the strangest traditions that give the simple British Trick or Treat a run for its money. 7. Italy If you’re partial to a ghost feasting on a specially prepared gourmet dinner, head...
  • An Englishman Abroad: Football Fandom in Berlin

    Third Year History and German student, Tim Cole, reports from Berlin for Impact Sport on the experience of watching football in foreign climes… Though it may seem sad to some, one of my main concerns upon travelling to Berlin for my year abroad was from where I was going to...