Have you recently graduated or just looking for a new adventure this summer? You’re in luck because whether you want to relax on the beaches of Bali or shop your way through Hong Kong, we’ve put together a guide of some of the best places to travel this holiday season. Read More
Are you planning your next travel adventure? You may have just graduated, or have made the decision to embark on an amazing trip before taking the next step in your life and career. But whatever the reason is we’re here to help. We believe that the world is your oyster and there are thousands of experiences waiting for you around the corner. Read More
This blog was submitted by: Andy Steves.
The highlight of any trip comes from the experience of connecting with others from different backgrounds that you meet while on your travels. It’s so easy to just stay in the British bubble, and it is just that much more rewarding to break out of it. The British Bubble provides comfort in an otherwise strange environment, yet prevents you from experiencing the country you’ve chosen to visit to the fullest.
You’d be amazed to find that though people may be different on a surface level, ultimately they are exactly like yourself. Ask about where they go on a Saturday night, what their views on politics are, how they celebrate holidays, where they want to live when they “grow up,” etc. It’s these types of connections that can bring the world closer together, and it’s this kind of cultural understanding that can make positive differences for our future.
Here are some tips to bridge those cultural gaps:
Backpacking is one of the most fun and budget-friendly ways to travel around the world. Having a backpacking adventure is a must for any student, you may not get to stay in luxury hotels but you can find some of the most unique accommodations around. Backpacking is one of the best ways to experience the world so if you’re looking for a bit of motivation then you need to check out our top 5 countries to visit. Read More
Many people decide to take a year out instead of going into university for a variety of reasons. However you may find yourself asking ‘what can I do in my gap year’. Here at StudentUniverse we have comprised a list of the most daring of activities to the most earth loving that may help you with your decision.
If you’re looking for an adventure, then there is nothing better than hiking up mountains and exploring unknown territory. Better yet, you do not have to fly across the world for this adventure. The UK has a huge amount of hiking trails so there will never be a shortage of adventure. Whether it’s a stroll through the countryside or a determined trek with a lot of ups and downs, chances are you’ll find exactly the trail you want without having to get on a plane to a different continent.
It’s a big debate, is it better to travel alone or would you rather go with your friends? And sure, there are definitely arguments for both sides. However, right now we’re making a case for why travelling with your existing friends is awesome: