• 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...
  • 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...
  • Diaries Of A Nottingham Student Abroad: Malaysia

    Darting across non-existent lanes and weaving messily between vehicles, our taxi narrowly misses passing trucks whose tarpaulin shells billow fiercely in the wind – sprouting wings from their bodies as if at any moment they may take flight. My first sight of the Malaysian countryside, my new home for...
  • Revealed: The Truth About Studying Abroad

    Study abroad. It’s a term thrown around a lot at university and, for the first two years of uni life, it’s a mystical and ambitious goal for many students. However, those determined enough to qualify for their year abroad will most likely tell you it was one of the...
  • Life across the pond: rising tensions and the French Elections

    Like many people studying French, when confronted with the compulsory year abroad, I opted for a twelve month stay in the city of culture and romance itself – Paris. Idyllic and charming, the French capital is a great place for internship work, full of young people from across the...
  • 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...
  • Study Abroad Column: Settling in

    Ellie O’Donnell will be keeping us updated with her study abroad adventures from North America. Keep a look out for more of Ellie’s articles over the year! After a few weeks of settling in and starting at York University, I saw the huge perks of living in downtown Toronto...