A student’s guide to Amsterdam

With three major universities and a large student population, Amsterdam is definitely one of the best destinations in Western Europe for college students. To help you get settled down and experience the capital of Netherlands in the best way possible, we’ve created the ultimate student’s guide to Amsterdam.   Getting around the city Although there are trams and buses in the city, the easiest way to get around Amsterdam is by biking. You won’t have much trouble finding a second-hand bike here and there is also the option of renting a decent ride. Trams and buses in the city run…

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Travel Destinations For A Student Budget

Although students have to learn to how budget quickly and sufficiently when flying the nest, if it is done right, at the end of the term you can celebrate getting through the semesters with a breakaway. Here are three places I would recommend to students to consider for your stress-free and well deserved break:   Budapest This beautiful place is perfect for everyone. Whether you are a party animal looking for a quirky, different scene to go out or if you prefer to go sightseeing. Budapest caters for all, and a tip I would recommend is to purchase a Hop on-Hop off…

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Top destinations for summer 2014

Nobody has exactly the same taste, so what might work for one person, really doesn’t for another. With summer in full swing and the free time looming, I have put together a mixture of the most popular destinations for students this summer. Whether you want to chill on a remote beach, explore an old city or chug Jaeger bombs on the beaches of Ibiza, here is a list of where to go and the best places to stay for those of you looking for a bit of inspiration. The obvious for those of you looking for a party – Ibiza:…

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The perfect city getaway – Amsterdam

Cheap, cheerful and with so much to do Amsterdam is full of historical sites and fun tourist attractions to enjoy all year round. For a long weekend you can secure a hostel for as little as 15 pound a night and flights can be found for under £100 depending on how early or late you decide to book. Winter is a great time for visiting Amsterdam. I went in early November (and yes it was cold so pack your coats and scarves!) and for the 3 days myself and my friends were there we managed to cram a lot in…

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