8 Reasons To Travel Abroad

Every year, thousands of us Brits like to travel abroad. Whether you enjoy the sun or the snow, hiking or sunbathing, exploring or staying by the pool, there are so many reason why we love to travel. Just in case you need more reasons to go on holiday this year, here are the reasons that we love to travel abroad.1. FoodForeign food is great! We all love a good takeaway of curry or a bowl of paella but nothing beats authentic foreign meals. Nobody knows how to cook your favourite meals better than the people who created them! But why…

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Holiday Review: Bosnian Delights

The sound of cannon fire rips through the city. The chatter stops, and people sitting in cafés look at each other with worried expressions. Then, from the top of the minarets, Arabic singing fills the streets. It’s Ramadan in Mostar, and the daily fast has come to an end. Buried in the mountains, the medieval city of Mostar is one of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s hidden gems. Built by the Ottomans in the fifteenth and sixteenth century, Mostar, with growing renown, has become a haven for travellers from across the world. Whilst its old Turkish houses and narrow cobbled streets draw…

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A poor student’s guide to travelling

After spending your entire student year surviving on your loan, gathering your loose change to find money for a night out and living off of pot noodles, somehow you’ve still only managed to save about 5% of what you promised to for Summer. But you’re going travelling, you’re hysterically excited for all your new adventures and the hot weather you’ll be in. However in the back of your mind you’re a bit worried about how you’re going to survive with the little money you have. Here’s how: 1) Don’t buy the nicest suitcase/backpack Whatever you use to carry your things…

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LAD culture: what’s behind it?

Now when we hear the words ‘lad’ and ‘banter’ we think of: drinking, immaturity, crudeness, womanising and downright daft antics. By and large there’s nothing wrong with these things in moderation and they all have their place, however, sometimes the desire to seem like a ‘LAD’ can make these things get out of hand. Dares for ‘LAD points’ have seen people end up in hospital; today I noticed this article about teenagers being hospitalised after taking part in the cinnamon challenge. For those unfamiliar with the challenge, it’s where a spoonful of the spice is ingested without any fluids, triggering…

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