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Friday, April 19, 2019

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. ...

What next for Christiania?

Christiania, known as the Danish social experiment, a hippy-era remnant, and the alternative tourist attraction in Copenhagen, celebrates its 40th birthday this month. Founded in...

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...