Travel / 13/10/2020 The hidden grandeur of Northern Iceland

If we are building a list of hidden gems around the world, Iceland should not be on this list. Everyone knows Iceland is the epitome of natural beauty and offers so much for a relatively small island. A photographer’s paradise and filled with natural spectacles seen nowhere else, most have been recommended to visit “The...

Travel / 13/10/2020 Travelling a post-pandemic world for UK travelers

Ever since the pandemic hit and countries across the world are forced into lockdown, most of us have been itching to hit the road and start travelling again. As infection and death rates change each day, the UK government is constantly updating their travel corridor list. But what does the most recent list look like?...

Travel / 13/10/2020 How to eat your way around Norwich

My stomach and I have had the pleasure of munching and sipping various food and beverages at many Norwich establishments over the course of my time here. I look upon the map of Norwich as a sort of tasting map now – areas associated with memories of savoured meals gone by. Here is a glimpse...

Travel / 13/10/2020 Meet these incredible travel world record holders!

There are numerous world records relating to travel; most are truly extraordinary, and it is difficult to imagine how anyone would be able to achieve them. However, countless record holders stand as testament that the unimaginable is always possible, so long as someone is willing to try.  On 31 May 2019, Lexie Alford, a 21-year...

Travel / 22/09/2020 How I stayed active during quarantine

Before our descent into lockdown, my fitness routine wasn’t the best. In fact, I wouldn’t use the word “routine” at all, but rather a sporadic attempt at running across campus at midnight, inevitably ending in a sprained ankle due to a lack of stretching and the complete absence of a warm up. When I moved...

Travel / 22/09/2020 The ultimate guide to staycation in Norfolk

With exotic holidays off the cards this summer and the foreseeable future, we thought we’d explore the wonders that are right on our doorstep in Norfolk. At Concrete, we truly believe we have the best location for studying in the country. Everything you could wish for from an overseas holiday is available right here in...

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Let’s talk about armchair traveling

Since being confined to our homes in March, the need for escapism has never been greater. As holiday plans crumbled among the general populous, wanderlust reached its frantic peak, and the armchair travel phenomenon rose in popularity.  Armchair travelling, as a name, is pretty self-explanatory. You travel the world without leaving the confines of your…

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The first Black man to conquer Everest

Sibusiso Vilane was born in rural South Africa in 1970 and moved to Swaziland with his family when he was four years old. Vilane had to support himself through education by working, and in 1993 he began his official working career at a nature reserve as a training game ranger. One could say that his…

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Meet these influential Black travelers

As the months go by and we’re still in a limbo waiting for the world to be safe enough for us to resume our normal lives, let’s look at two of the most inspiring Black travelers in the industry. They may not be the most popular or well-known, but rest assured, their adventures have had…


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