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UEA cancels Italy trip over coronavirus

Journalism students at UEA will not attend an international festival in Italy later this year owing to concerns of coronavirus. Students and staff were set to travel to Perugia, central Italy, for the International Journalism Festival during April. Jack Pullan is a third year Spanish and Italian student at Durham on a year abroad at…

Travel

An Amster-damn good weekend

Both times I have been to Amsterdam it has rained, however during my trip in early January, the rain was accompanied by wind and fog. Although we had not been given the best weather for our city break, myself and my boyfriend thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was my partner’s first time in the famous…

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The transformative nature of travel

While I’ve always loved travelling, it was only through difficult circumstances that I realised quite how transformative it can be. After finishing school, I found myself on an unplanned gap year due to a mental breakdown, in the most medical sense of the term. I’d hidden the symptoms of mental illness for years, burying them…

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The power of memories

It’s common knowledge that travel is amongst the best activities to enhance yourself personally, whether that be through cultural enrichment, or eye-opening experiences and personal growth. I have travelled to places and done things in my travels that speak for all of these eventualities, but the most profound benefit I experience day-to-day because of these,…

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Airports: High-flyers and more

Throughout our lives, we spend a lot of our time in airports, even more so since travelling is highly accessible in this day and age. Your experience in an airport can completely affect your mood for the rest of your trip which is why it’s important for them to be accommodating and pleasant spaces. Here’s…

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Apps to map your trip

Travel companies give advice and provide inspiration for planning a holiday. However, which ones can we rely upon? Recently, a number of new travel startups have been created. This could be due to the influx of blogging and travel content on social media, Instagram being a prime example. For students looking to travel, budget and…

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Valentine’s Day locations

Valentine’s Day: an excuse for couples to take off somewhere romantic, new and exciting. There is an endless list of romantic locations for that perfect getaway, both close to home and far away. For me, I associated Budapest and Vienna with romance. Two places I longed to visit, and my boyfriend at the time was…

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