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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…

Defining ‘home’ as a third culture kid

Freshly labelled ‘university students’ quickly realise the three questions that can provide a gateway into conversation with their new peers: “what do you study?”, “what year are you in?”, and…

Heimweh and Hamsterkäufe: Stranded on Purpose

Lockdown day (?) in Leipzig; a self-isolation shopping list: Things in jars (misc.), soup, yoghurt, cereal, veggies (whatever is left), some kind of non-dairy milk product…whisky? That’s expensive; I’m an…

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…

Sion Pickering discusses travelling sustainably in Edinburgh

Sion is the Project Coordinator at the Department of Social Responsibility and Sustainability, focusing on the University’s business travel. What sort of work do you do on a daily basis?…

Ridin’ Solo: tackling the myths of travelling alone

Even the mere thought of travelling abroad alone can be daunting for many. However, the stigma surrounding travelling solo is unwarranted, as travelling solo can be one of the most…

Teeth analysis reveals women travel more than men

During freshers’ week you’ll have met people from far and wide who’ve come to study at Edinburgh. Undoubtedly, some of these people will have been the gap year students who…