Entries in travel (300)

Thursday
Nov162017

The Best Locations For Seeing The Northern  Lights

If the Northern Lights are not on your bucket list, then they should be! They are probably on every travellers list. The aurora spectral colours glowing in the night sky is magical. Finding words to describe this phenomenon is proven difficult as it is a vision like no other, filled with hidden myths, making it so much more mysterious.  Find out where you can see the Northern Lights here.

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Monday
Nov132017

Top 5 most sustainable cities 

Cities have always been respected for their attractive skylines, abundant history and significant economic contribution. It is only recently that sustainability has joined this list, proving that cities can drop their high-carbon status and adopt green initiatives.

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Monday
Nov062017

Top 5 Ancient Ruins 

Ancient civilisations have created some incredibly impressive structures considering how basic their tools and technologies were. Nowadays it is possible to visit and explore many of these ancient ruins all around the world and experience the remains of grand settlements or monuments from hundreds or even thousands of years ago.

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Friday
Nov032017

Quiz: How Well Do You Know  Asia?

Asia is the most populated continent on the planet, being home to over 4 billion people, which is a greater population than that of all the other continents combined! However, it still remains mysterious - how much do you know about this amazing continent? Take our quiz to find out!

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Thursday
Nov022017

Exploring the Amazon  River

The Amazon River and the surrounding habitat that it supports is known to be some of the most biodiverse habitat in the world. This river is also famous for its vast size; it is one of the longest rivers in the world and during the rainy season can reach widths of 24 miles. Here we talk you through some of the jaw-dropping facts that make the Amazon so astounding.

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Tuesday
Oct312017

5 Halloween Festivals around the World 

Happy Halloween! Halloween has quickly grown to become one of the most internationally celebrated festivities around. Whilst most of us simply love to dress up and go trick or treating, there are some places in the world where the holiday has deep traditional roots. Read on to learn about some of the world’s most ghoulish Halloween festivals.  

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Thursday
Oct262017

Amazing Libraries from Around the  World

Let’s face it; we should probably all go to the library a bit more than we do. They offer a quiet and peaceful escape from the outside world, where you can get lost in a book, or just reflect. They act as cultural gathering places, and the world’s greatest minds have studied beneath their ceilings. Here are some of the world’s most amazing libraries!

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Thursday
Oct192017

The Best Places For Tea Around the  Globe

So much more than a refreshing beverage, tea has served as both a means to de-stress and a conversation accompanist for centuries. It is consumed by millions around the world every day, and reminds us that although it may seem like we are vast and secluded, we are in fact much closer and much more similar than it may seem.

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Tuesday
Oct172017

Unlikely Animal  Friends

In this article we take a look at unlikely pairings of animals that seem to benefit from one another’s company, from over-protective ants to hitchhiking fish we explore the world of symbioses and discover why certain species tolerate their companions.

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Monday
Oct162017

5 Amazing Movie Locations 

Films can be the ultimate form of escapism; you can immerse yourself in the drama of someone else’s life and experiences and visit exotic locations and sometimes even other worlds all without leaving your sofa. In this article we tell you how you can visit these locations for real!

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Friday
Oct132017

Quiz: Do You Know The Country From This  Picture?

You may have travelled all corners of the Earth, but can YOU tell these countries just from the picture? Take the quiz to find out how much you know!

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Wednesday
Oct112017

Why You Should Volunteer in your University  Holidays:

So you’ve packed your bags, moved into your new accommodation and the University year has started. You’re just looking over your timetable for the year, when you suddenly notice a 4 month long gap – that’s right, the summer holiday of all summer holidays. It can be hard to know what to do with all of that free time, but don’t worry; here we’ve come up with some reasons as to why you should to volunteer in your University holidays for a life changing experience!

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Monday
Oct092017

Top 5 Jaw Dropping  Beaches

The vastness of our planet is reflected in its beaches, and there is a setting for all. From the tranquil stillness of remote Island tides, to roaring waves of Northern lands, here we explore the top 5 breath-taking beaches across the globe in, all their different forms:

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Wednesday
Oct042017

The Mental Health Benefits of Nature and the Great  Outdoors

The effect nature has on personal well-being is impossible to ignore. Whether it’s a walk around the park, a hike with loved ones or an adventure half way around the world, everyone has experienced the incredible boost received after a one-on-one with the great outdoors. Read on to find out the positive benefits nature has on our mental health.

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Monday
Oct022017

5 Benefits of Teaching  Abroad

Whether you’re a seasoned traveller, have spent some time studying abroad, or are yet to leave your hometown, teaching abroad is an unmissable experience. It gives you the chance to make a real impact to local communities, all whilst making lifelong friends and either valuable teaching experience or a TEFL Qualification – you get to travel the world and come back with more than you left with, what more can you want? Here are 5 reasons you should teach abroad:

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