A long way from Durham, Emily Nanovich-Walker tells us how she found new friends, family, food and fashion on the fantastic island of Fiji.
Patrick Norén reflects on a buttock-clenching, hair-raising, drug-fuelled taxi ride, and an unlikely hero in his time of desperate need.
Gilah Allardice looks back on an eventful three months of bear hunts, white-water rafting and biscuit robberies while working as a camp counsellor in the stunning surroundings of the San Bernadino National Forest Park in California.
Opening a guest-house slash cat sanctuary isn't the most usual way to start your career
Jamie Penston Raja takes us on a bike ride through Spain's Sierra de Grazalema
Harriet Willis recounts how a recent university field trip to Scotland’s Isle of Skye proved that this country’s holiday game isn’t all too bad.
"At Durham, we have a huge advantage over universities such as Cambridge and Oxford, generally (of course) but also because of our proximity to rural areas."