MEET: DEEPAK RAMOLA

“You should shine so bright that your light becomes someone else’s spotlight” Most people don’t know what their calling is in life and so they set professional goals and boundaries to work towards. But Deepak Ramola isn’t one of those people. It’s clear from the start Deepak’s special as he believes his calling in life […]

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MEET: ZAITOON SHAH

At first it’s Zaitoon Shah’s beauty and striking green eyes that draw you in, and then she starts to speak and suddenly it’s not just her beauty that makes her interesting. Back home in Amsterdam Zaitoon works for Deloitte as a consultant in strategy and operations, enjoying the structure and professionalism the job brings. In […]

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MEET: HODDAY MAHARIR

For four-and-a-half years Syria has been burdened by a conflict which has seen over 250,000 Syrians lose their lives. Amongst them was a young changemaker who planned on attending Merit 360 (a program to tackle the UN Sustainable Development goals) with his friend Hodday Maharir, before he was killed. In honour of his friend, Hodday attended […]

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MEET: TATIANA SHARPE

It’s not often that ambition and compassion come together harmoniously yet Tatiana Sharpe has successfully managed to balance both since childhood. Being born and raised in Zimbabwe, Southern Africa, Tatiana has always been exposed to injustice and vast differences in society that have fueled her passion to help others. At just eight years old she […]

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MEET: SAO SOCHEN

The first thing you may notice about Sao Sochen is that he’s a monk, but you soon realise there’s much more to him. At 22 years old Sao is studying for two degrees, International Relations and English Literature, at Pannasastra University in his hometown of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Much like his idol, Martin Luther King, […]

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Why Cambodia is my favourite country

Cambodia. Many call it, “a country of scars” due to its turmoil history and its notorious tourists’ scams and health risks, such as malaria. Because of its reputation as a third world country, people are often surprised when I declare it as one of my favourites to visit. But with its friendly people, untouched beaches […]

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The best way to see the Great Barrier Reef & Whitsundays

Ideally one would spend a week or two marvelling in all 2,900 reefs that the Great Barrier Reef has to offer. But, having driven up from Brisbane, and a flight waiting for us at Cairns, my sister and I had to squeeze in as much as possible in just two days. With work and university […]

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Tourist faux pas you need to know about

There’s so many things to consider when preparing to travel, what do I pack? What do I wear? You need to make sure you’re fully equipped for the adventure that’s to come, but be careful not to overdo it. You could fall into a disastrous trap of being over prepared (yes there’s such a thing!) or ignorant about […]

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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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Getting to know Seattle

I had the pleasure of passing through Seattle back in 2012 when I accompanied my sister on her move to Oregon State University. We flew into Seattle where we spent a fews days before moving west. When someone says Seattle the first thing to enter your mind may be the hit TV show Grey’s Anatomy, […]

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Before you go to Cambodia…

Home to the eighth wonder of the world, a turbulent Khmer history and beautiful countryside, Cambodia boasts more than just a heck of a lot of rice. This third world country has a lot to offer and subsequently is my favourite country that I have visited thus far. I went in the summer of 2012 with my […]

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Top 10 things to do in bustling Bangkok

Thailand’s capital, Bangkok is known for its beautiful shrines and vibrant street life. It’s easy to feel a little overwhelmed when trying to explore the city because of its crowded population and notorious tourist schemes. So here’s my guide of all of the essential things to do and see when visiting bustling Bangkok to make it that […]

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How to to see Uluru stress free

So you want to see Uluru, (also known as Ayers rock) but it’s in the middle of  Australia and really difficult/ expensive to get to. Where do you start? Well, this summer I went to Australia for two months with my sister. Together with a group of friends we went on a three week road trip […]

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Travelling Tasmania

More than 42 % of Tasmania is a World Heritage Area, national park or forest reserve. It’s home to one of the worlds top beaches, and it’s the only place you can find a Tasmanian devil. I only spent a week in Tasmania, yet it made a big impression on me and holds so many memories […]

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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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Top 10 things to see in New York

Back in 2012 I took the ultimate girls trip with my two sisters to New York. Being the most popular city on earth we had heard a lot of hype and mixed reviews with some people staying it was overrated and over expensive and others claiming it to be the best place they had visited. […]

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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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