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    The Countryside Versus City Breaks

    Lucy Tombs Most people fall into one of two categories, those who love the hustle and bustle of a city break and those who enjoy relaxing in a quiet, picturesque countryside scene. Despite the fact that people are often set in their ways, there are real benefits to trying...
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    Seven Steps To Becoming An Environmentally Conscious Traveller

    Lucy Tombs All of us love a good holiday from time to time. However, it is a well-known fact that travelling has had a negative effect on our environment. From carbon emissions produced by planes to the litter left behind by tourist groups, our holidays have had a direct...
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    All The Places You Can Travel Along The Nottingham Towpath

    Alice Nott Nottingham is a city on a hill, which often makes the prospect of walking or, if you dare, cycling anywhere look wholly unappealing. However, there is a secret to getting around this city, that doesn’t offer such a steep challenge: towpaths! Towpaths are almost completely flat by...
  • Finding Deer In Wollaton Park: A Tale Of Strength, Endurance And #firstworldproblems

    Daisy Forster It is a truth universally acknowledged that when feeling down, the best remedies are fresh air and cake. So today when I woke up feeling fed up about life and timetabling stress, I decided that if a walk around campus and a Beeston Brownie couldn’t make me...
  • Going On Holiday? Time To Switch Off The Socials

    Kayleigh Moore Social media takes up a fair proportion of our time whether we want to admit it or not. So maybe just as when you are on holiday you don’t do work, social media should also get a break. For university students in particular, being active on social...
  • 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...
  • Top Tips for Italian Adventures

    Impact Travel‘s Italian expert, Olivia, lets us in on her special tips and tricks for the perfect holiday in beautiful Italy. From the practical to the tea-related, read on for everything you need to know for a pain-free Italian adventure… Italy in general:  Do your research before you visit...