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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Cold Mountain(s)

After the success of my last Scottish-trekking-adventure, during which we managed to forget all warm clothes and useful camping equipment, I decided to embark...

Itchy Feet: Exploring Amsterdam

It’s barely midnight, it’s freezing outside, but inside there’s only happiness and the smell of marijuana as a local helps you figure out the...

In Pursuit of Peace

Last year, I worked in Israel with one of the country’s leading left-wing pressure groups; Peace Now. I spent August working between their offices...

Jonathan Bucks Races 2 Barcelona

"Hitch hiking and charities: it’s all just a bit 1980s, isn’t it?" I couldn’t help but agree with the chubby East Coast duty officer...

Inter-Semester 2012: Where to go?

Students of St Andrews, why not pack your bags and go some place you have never been? It is an exciting alternative to making...

Christmas with The Saint- Melissa

I am not really one for Christmas tradition. Most of my teenage Christmases were spent in the company of my vegetarian Mother and her...

What to do When… You’re Stuck in the Airport at Christmas

If you rely on some sort of transport that transcends cars, buses, trains, unicycles, a strong man’s back, and so on, you have inevitably...

Charity, Chundering and Chile

We have all heard them — “Yah mate, I literally vommed all over the dance floor of The Lizard last night...I just chundered every-whah!”....

A Micro-misadventure

During Reading Week, my Co-camper and I set out on St. Andrews’ expedition society Expand’s micro-adventure challenge. Awesome trekking related prizes were on offer...

Beyond the horizon

Alongside the cliché of the ‘Gap Yah’, is the year abroad.  I asked a friend just returned from Germany whether it was worth it. ...