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Adventure-seekers on a budget joining a tourism wave in Iceland

Adventure-seekers on a budget joining a tourism wave in Iceland

Gabriella Marchesi

September 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

No one had to look further than their Facebook timeline this summer to see the wondrous and dramatic landscapes of Iceland. It seemed like everyone was jetting off to explore this once-remote country to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience– including me. I booked a relatively cheap flight and spent ...

Bonded over a broken down bus

Bonded over a broken down bus

Allie Parkin

April 8, 2016


Filed under Life

I’ve always loved a good adventure - I read a lot of books when I was young, following lone heroes on brave and arduous quests. These quests rarely ever started with overheated engines or drunken Spaniards starting dance parties on the upper floor of a crippled double decker bus, but I guess every adv...

Stuck in a Stockholm suburb

Stuck in a Stockholm suburb

Allie Parkin

February 25, 2016


Filed under Life

All college students know deep down that a month is not a long time. It certainly feels that way now, as I look out my window  at snow-covered playgrounds in the bustling city of Stockholm. At least, the part of Stockholm I’m living and studying in  – the quiet suburb of Bergshamra – b...

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