Archive | April, 2011

Cyprus: Living the Ancient Past

Today’s post was written by Michal Kniec. After completing a History degree in Canada,Michael decided that a little change of scenery would do him some good and moved across the world to Manchester. Now studying law, he loves to write, cook, and travel as much as possible on this pale blue dot. – – – […]

Win a FREE copy of Nomadic Matt’s book “How to teach English overseas”

This competition is now closed. Today marks the start of the first competition on, in a series of mini-competitions on the site which will be taking place in the build up to my departure from Edinburgh to Beijing in May by rail. There will be lot’s of opportunities for people to win prizes between […]

Pre travel fears

For the most part of this year I have been travelling Europe.  In May this year I will depart again through Europe, and onto Moscow, where I will board the trans-mongolian express to Beijing. When I talk about my latest travels and forthcoming venture from Europe to Asia by rail, the first question that many […]

Photo of the Week – Walkers on Arthurs Seat, Edinburgh

Dubai: “If you build it, they will come.”

Today’s post was written by James Rathmell. James is a Geography graduate currently working in Manchester as a Transport Planner. He can often be found city-hopping across Europe or gigging with his band at a venue near you. – – – –  – – – – – – –  – – – – – – […]

Do you want to join me on the Trans-Mongolian Express?

Today I booked my tickets to Moscow, which will see me departing Edinburgh and stopping off in Paris, Berlin, Warsaw, and Riga, before ending up in Russia’s capital city. The entire jaunt will be done predominantly by train, with one bus journey between Warsaw and Riga being the only exception from rail travel during the […]

Contemporary Architecture in Rome

Today’s post was written by Neva Marte. Rome is definitely one of the European cities that gives you an overlook through all the architectural European styles, from The Roman Coliseum and Pantheon to the most outstanding buildings of the 20th and 21st Century. If you are interested in architecture and art or just a curious […]