Travel Tuesday: Luxembourg (for a day)

Let me start by saying that Luxembourg (City) isn't my favourite city in the world. It's probably not even in my top 50. But if you are wanting to go to the small country nestled in-between France and Germany, there are certainly charms to this sweet city, where I'd recommend spending three days (one in …

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TRAVEL TUESDAY: Iceland, Niceland

Iceland in the past few years has become the 'in' place to go. It's featured more and more on television as a 'celebratory destination' (The Apprentice) and a 'honeymoon getaway' (Married at First Sight), and there's a lot to be said for this under-populated, rugged nordic nation. I stayed in Iceland for five days in …

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Why you should do a year abroad, regardless of your university course.

Dear all, I'm sorry I've been AWOL recently! I returned back to England a month ago  and I've been getting my teeth stuck into my fourth and final year of my degree, which I can already say is the hardest and most stressful academically. Compared to my year abroad I have a lot less time …

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An overview of Austria

When you think of visiting western Europe you may overlook Austria. Some of you may think I'm misspelling Australia (I really hope you don't). But nestled in the centre of Europe, Austria is a mix of all my favourite bits of Europe. It's like Switzerland without the insanely high prices, it's like Bavaria but almost …

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Visit these Winter Wonderlands!

Hello and merry christmas eve to you all! I am currently writing from the comforts of my English home after having spent many days doing the tree (for it to fall down twice and smash everything) and made our gingerbread house (and again my hand got burned). About a year ago for my student newspaper …

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