• 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...
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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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    Safety Apps For Walking Alone At Night

    Lucy Tombs The events of the past few weeks have resulted in many women feeling increased anxiety surrounding their personal safety. Whether this be walking on your own at night or strolling to the supermarket in the middle of the day, most people have felt doubts about if they...