Hostel Vs Capsule: Which is better?

When you’re trying to travel the world but can’t afford the luxury of a hotel room hostels are typically your next best option. While they’re stereotyped to cater for young party travellers not all hostels live up to their criticisms. I’ve stayed in many throughout my travels and have found most to be clean, sociable […]

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5 Brilliantly Bizarre things about Istanbul

You can’t turn a corner in Istanbul without history bursting off its buildings. Because of this it’s also almost impossible not to fall head over heels for this charming city where worlds once collided. From the Greeks, Latin crusaders, and Christians to the Ottomans, Istanbul survived siege after siege, victories which are reflected in its […]

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10 films that will make you want to travel

Have you ever had serious travel envy while watching a film? With the new year coming up we look for new adventures and trips to look forward to. Here’s a list of 10 films that will have you booking flights before the credits start. Into the wild Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington, Georgia, Arizona, Nevada and […]

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7 of the worlds best Christmas markets

It’s December and therefore tis the season to…SHOP. In the colder months it’s common for people to take shopping Christmas breaks to discover some of the beautiful Christmas markets the world has to offer. So stock up on wrapping paper and prepare for lots of mulled wine, here’s the top seven Christmas markets in the […]

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What to know about The Rock of Gibraltar

Let me introduce you to my home country, the Rock of Gibraltar. With a population of 30,000 people it’s only a small place located on the southwestern tip of Europe, but it’s all about quality not quantity. Known for being an overseas British territory and a rather large chunk of limestone, Gibraltar has become more well known in recent […]

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Do as the Irish do

Although right next to England and a member of the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland boasts its’ own customs and cultural traditions. I’ve been to Northern Ireland on a couple of occasions now with the best tour guides possible – locals. As a university student I share a house with eight girls (I know, I know EIGHT […]

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London

As it’s my reading week at University I went down to London to visit my oldest friend Raveena. She studies Culinary Arts at the University of West London and has been smuggling me in and out of her accommodation for the past week. I booked a bus with Megabus for £13 from Liverpool to London and […]

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Roaming Ronda

As I’m originally from Gibraltar I went home during Christmas break to see my family. My friends and I decided to take a day trip to the famous Spanish city of Ronda, in the province of Malaga. We crossed into Spain and took the train from San Roque on a very frosty Saturday morning for about €20 return […]

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