• Should We Stop Going On Holiday?

    We all love going on holiday. The scorching sun, tanning by the poolside, air-conditioned rooms, all-you-can-eat buffets with endless amounts of food...Sounds great right? Well, to some extent. For us: yes it’s great! For our world and environment? Not so much....
  • Nottingham For Newbies – Your Guide To Navigating The City

    When you first get to Nottingham it can feel like you are in a maze. With unfamiliar buses and trams, and roads that lead to unknown destinations, getting to where you need to go becomes a daunting task. So, here is a basic overview of how to get around...
  • Space Tourism: Holidaying For The Ultra-Rich?

    On the 28th April 2001, US millionaire Dennis Tito became the first private civilian to venture into space, spending over a week at the International Space Station. Cashing out a massive $20 million for a place on the Russian Soyuz rocket, Tito would become the catalyst for other adventure-seeking...
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    A New Way Of Life: Making Life Better By Water

    Alice Nott takes us on an adventure along the canals of England and Wales, giving us tips and tricks and telling us the insightful history of a different way of life - canal boats. ...
  • Travelling After July 19th? What You Need To Know

    As we are starting to see a light at the end of the Covid-19 pandemic tunnel, there has been a lot of doubt surrounding potential travel plans for the summer. The whole of the UK has been waiting patiently for July 19th – but what does this mean for...
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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...
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    Looking Back On A Year Abroad: Valencia

    Isabel Murphy Firstly, I would like to say how grateful I am to have had the opportunity to do a year abroad despite all the travel restrictions and terrible things that have happened during the past year. I feel incredibly lucky to have had this experience even though it...