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Saint Andrews
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

A small, big city

As the clouds open, thousands of green spots in the dark blue become visible. The nearer the plane comes to the ground, it becomes...

So to speak

Rapid advances in technology, communication and travel have irreversibly altered the face of the contemporary world. Life without social networking sites, Skype and budget...

Alternative Guide to Summer Festivals

Burning Man 29th Aug–5th Sept Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA The organisers claim that trying to explain what Burning Man is to someone who has never...

Tu Vuo’ Fa L’Italiano

Authenticity seems to be a major concern in some Italian restaurants. Their menus, though usually in English, are suffused with superflous italian phrases, a...

Travels in the Balearic Islands

When you think of Mallorca, you probably think of sun. In fact, living in Scotland what you think when you hear about a lot...

Pluscarden Abbey

Pluscarden Abbey is the only medieval monastery that is still in use today in the UK. A three-hour train journey from Leuchars, it is...

Scotland in Miniature

If you are a JSA, a JYA or maybe just one of the many foreign students who study in St Andrews you may feel...

Facets of Fife

Spring break is coming up and a lot of plans have been made for the well-deserved time off to visit family and friends back...

Keep Calm and Eat Slow

The term ‘fast food’ was officially recognised in a dictionary for the first time in 1951. However, people were looking for quick food fixes...

Adventures on a Coastal Path

The Bubble is a phrase that is thrown around a little too frequently in this town. The invisible veil that shrouds St Andrews makes...