Postcard of the Week: Lisbon

On the back of this postcard from Lisbon is this quote by Eça de Queirós: Athens produced sculpture, Rome developed law, Paris invented revolution, Germany discovered mysticism. And what about […]

Postcard of the Week: Modena

Modena is a little-known city in Emilia-Romagna and when truly explored it’s an absolute gem. From Modena in fact come Ferraris, Luciano Pavarotti and, of course, balsamic vinegar. In the […]

The Third Year Abroad of University

[aka the best year of your life] This is clearly a sweeping statement and there will be some people who disagree – luckily we all have different opinions and different […]

Postcard of the Week: The Mekong River

The Mekong River passes through southern Vietnam and is full of these traditional wooden canoes which carry food, produce and just about anything. Throughout the whole of the Mekong Delta […]

The Beauty of a Postcard

When was the last time you received a postcard? I’m guessing it was a treat to find something glossy and multi-coloured in amongst the bland pile of bank statements and […]