Megan Lee reminisces on the kindness of strangers and hitchhiking, whilst discussing a person she met interrailing in Ljubljana.
The anxiety was palpable; flying or travelling anywhere at the moment is risky, a risk we had nonetheless decided to take. That anxiety, however, seemed to slip away as we touched down in Nice in the morning arriving in San Remo just before midday to spend the afternoon on the beach.
“We then sat quietly watching the sunset over the Ganges, until Raj turned to me and asked, “Do you want a skull?”.
Travel vicariously through Sarina Chandaria’s photos and commentary on Cornwall as she relives the highlights of her trip.
Shanklin was a nice escape from the banality of home; offering strolls along the beaches where happy doggos bound amongst the waves, ice cream stalls with an array of flavours, and cosy beachfront pubs to sit in and enjoy a pint.
Amidst the announcement of a two week quarantine period for travellers returning from Spain, France and Belgium after a sharp increase in Covid-19 cases, venturing outside of the UK for a holiday seems to have become wrought with more stress than usual. The fear of spreading Coronavirus is still very much palpable (and justifiably so), meaning that the pressure of having a nice holiday extends past just getting to the airport on time.
Shannon Yang provides local insight into her hometown of Palo Alto outside of its stereotype as a town “rife with hipsters and CEOs”.
Alice Garnett reveals the natural and sublime beauty of her northern hometown Matlock, and reminisces on her connection to it.
Laura McBride delivers a sentimental and personal account of her hometown Newcastle, and the many reasons why you should visit this gem of the North.
Sarah Lewis muses on what it might be like to return to Oxford, particularly to our old rooms haunted by the ghosts of times and memories past…