All posts tagged Holiday


Weekend Getaways, on a budget

It’s reading week, it’s Christmas break, it’s a 3-day weekend. You want to escape the anxiety, the stress and the tiredness from the endless study sessions at the library. But […]


5 types of Commuters you’ll see this Christmas

As the semester draws to an end, students across the country will be commuting back home to spend the holidays with their families. The Christmas rush is a hectic time to travel, what […]


The best films to watch when you want to kick back and relax

The deadlines are approaching but so is Christmas.   What does this mean? Soon it will be time for your well-deserved break. In preparation for that sweet downtime, I’ve come […]

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Top Golf

Reckon you could be the next Tiger Woods? Top Golf is a new modern golfing complex that combines great entertainment, great food and a great experience. So overall, it is […]

A Caucus Race and a Long Tale

‘The Caucus race provides a thinly veiled critique of the absurdity of English politics at the turn of the century while making a larger comment about the general meaninglessness of […]

Catch flights, see the World. But where to go?

You have final exams to revise for and coursework research to do – are you thinking about what to do after you finish your horrendous workload? Well, have recently […]


Year Abroad. Part 18: Essaix-en-Provence

And at last, my friends visited. Early morning flights means early morning landings, and I was there to welcome them, beret on head, sign in hand. There were 5 of them, […]


Year Abroad. Part 13: Bridging the Gap

New year, new semester. After a two-week baptism of fire in the French examination system, culminating in a gym furnished with 400 white plastic garden chairs, in which examiners answer […]


The Big Food Lead Up

Christmas Eve! The striptease of the festive season. Everything we have been participating in, rushing for, over the past few weeks is all down to this imminent day. We have […]