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    The Ethical Issues Of Voluntourism – Does It Do More Harm Than Good?

    Isabel Murphy Voluntourism is a term which has been used since the 1990s, when many travellers started searching for ‘authentic experiences’ as opposed to typical holidays. It is a mixture of volunteering and tourism, where individuals supposedly support those more disadvantaged whilst simultaneously having the opportunity to travel somewhere...
  • Students In Isolation: The £1,750 Hotel Quarantine Charge

    Victoria Mileson A recent government announcement now requires those returning to the UK from overseas to pay £1,750 for a mandatory hotel quarantine. The new guidance will require British nationals to quarantine in a hotel for a minimum of 10 days in a government-approved facility if they have returned...
  • A Travel Disaster: Malaysia

    Our first trip venturing outside the gates of Univillage, our university accommodation in Semenyih, entailed nine newly found friends adventuring to the tropical island of Tioman, Malaysia. Contains content some readers may find disturbing. After a lengthy journey involving an hour taxi ride to Kuala Lumpur, a five-hour night...
  • How to Take Awesome Photos When Travelling Solo

    There are so many great things about solo travel, so it is not surprising that more and more people are choosing to head off into the unknown alone. However, one of the struggles of solo travel is photographing yourself when you have no one else with you! Do not...
  • Friend Run: Lincoln

    You know that feeling of being caught so by surprise by an experience that you tumble into an unforgettable love for the place where you felt it? That, my friends, for me was Lincoln. Only an hour away from Nottingham by train, I readily agreed when my friend asked...
  • What are the World’s Most Stylish Cities?

    Spoiler alert: Nottingham hasn’t made the cut. Paris, France View this post on Instagram A post shared by Noortje | Fashion & Beauty (@noortjeisabelle) Paris is a fashion mecca that hosts an annual fashion week encouraging people from all over the world to see outfits as eccentric as their...
  • Jack’s Flight Club: The Travel App Every Student Needs

    Student life can be tough, sometimes when I’m sat in my little uni room, I just feel the urge to get away, yet my overdraft argues otherwise. Here’s my little hack for grabbing those cheap flights to lots of different countries which I’ve advocated and loved for years. And...