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Is it ever too early to start getting ready for Christmas?

“Is it too early to put the decks up?” The age-old question asked by family and friends around the globe as the nights draw in and Halloween comes to a…

Students vs. Climate Change: why the holiday season doesn’t have to be wasteful.

It’s no secret that the upcoming holidays are an exciting time for all students. Be it that you love gift giving, food, or simply the time off lectures, no matter…

Sunlight at the end of the tunnel? Places we might be able to travel this summer

I’m sure you, like me, have spent a large portion of lockdown fantasising about missed holidays- that slightly too sterile smell of an aeroplane or that immediate wave of heat…

Unusual celebrations in an unusual year

The year 2020 was hard for a variety of reasons and for many students, it did not end on a particularly optimistic note. As more lockdown restrictions were placed due…

Cheap weekend getaways from Pittenweem to Poland

A weekend away may seem like an expensive luxury, unjustifiable considering the often-unhealthy state of our student bank accounts. However, a short getaway does not have to equate to extreme…

A Christmas Wrap-Up: the holiday habits of Brits this season

The holiday period is defined by tradition. We hum carols, wince at sprouts and sport colourful paper crowns as, in the words of rock and roll legend Billy Mack, ‘Christmas…

Sustainable travelling: keeping green whilst on the move

As summer is fast approaching, many of us are looking forward to fleeing the less-than tropical climate of Edinburgh and to making the most of our freedom from the stress…

Unpackaging going home for the holidays

In the coming weeks more than a million undergraduate students across the UK will ditch the Arctic cold of their HMO flats and head to a place where the heating…