Originally published in The Student newspaper. For fourth years, the combination of endless deadlines, exams, graduation looming and finding a job often seems too much. Chances are that by this point, you’ve been in education for seventeen years. Given this, it’s completely understandable to want a break before committing to a grad job. So many … Continue reading Post Grad Gap Year: recommendations if you just need a break after years of education
With the beginning of the second semester, everyone seems to be planning their summers; applying to jobs, internships, and booking their travels. Stuck for where to go? Here’s our guide to the most affordable trips this summer. Milan, Italy – the ideal mini-break With flights from only £36 per adult from London, and £52 from … Continue reading The best 2018 student summer holiday destinations
One of the many disadvantages of entering Honour's years at University is that - due to me having a deadline every week and a half - I have very little time to travel. Which is a bit of an issue when you are trying to run a travel blog! In an attempt to keep writing … Continue reading A change of direction
Below are photos taken from a trip to Sri Lanka this summer, with my analog film 35mm camera.
After an early alarm, we packed up our things and had a breakfast of croissants and fruit in the hostel. We headed to the Duomo metro station and got a coffee at the affordable and modern 12c coffee shop near the Duomo. As it was early, there was only a very small queue for the … Continue reading Milan in 33 hours: Day Two
Just before my 21st birthday, myself and my best friend decided to travel to Milan, before I travelled up to Edinburgh for University. Read below what we did - our amazing 33 hours in Milan. Morning At 10am, we arrived at Milan Malpensa airport, a 50-minute bus ride outside of the city centre. The shuttle … Continue reading 33 hours in Milan: Day One
In amongst the vineyard covered hills of Bordeaux’s countryside, nestled in between chateaus and charming farmland, is the UNESCO world heritage site, the quiet town of Saint-Emilion. Made rich by the miles and miles of world-quality vineyards surrounding it, this hill-top town is extremely clean, well kept and beautiful, signaling it’s inhabitants wealth and prosperity … Continue reading Saint-Emilion: wine country
The accommodation at the adventure base camp is basic at best; in the cheapest rooms, which I was staying in, there are around 5 double beds to a room, making it ideal for larger groups on a budget. Each room has an ensuite bathroom, and one ceiling fan in the centre of the ceiling. Each … Continue reading Adventure Base Camp: Kithugala jungle Accommodation and Restaurant review