Travel Diary: Summer in Skiathos

With autumn underway, a hot weathered, blue-skied escape is most needed, especially when met with consecutive days of cloud and a forecast that tease the possibility of showers. Having reached this time of year, I feel a longing to return to the Greek island of Skiathos, which I visited for the first time this summer….

Why You Should Join Razz Magazine

Are you a creative person with a passion for writing? Then Razz Magazine is the society for you to join. As Exeter University’s only Arts & Lifestyle magazine, our articles cover theatre, music, literature, baking, travel, and fashion pieces. Whatever your interests are, we are bound to cater to them. We always want to hear…

The Best Days Out Around Exeter

You’ve just arrived in Exeter, you’ve raided the home section of your favourite high street store and you’re preparing to settle into academic life. Whether this is your first year or your final year, we’re here to help when that mid-term slump hits and you need a change of scenery. After all, there’s only so…

10 Ways to Boss Your Year Abroad

I’ve just come back from my year abroad as a Language Assistant in Strasbourg, France, and have had the time of my life. I was very lucky during my year abroad: I met some amazing people, adored the city I lived in, and generally had an enjoyable overall experience. However, there are always going to…

City Breaks: Edinburgh

In one of the most beautiful countries in the world, Edinburgh stands tall as a hub of creativity surrounded by Georgian and Gothic architecture. Never losing its charm, Edinburgh and its cobbled streets will always be a city I am happy to return to time and time again. It’s magical and no wonder JK Rowling…

St Ives Escape: Cohort Hostel + St Ives Surf School

As we approach the depths of winter, is there any better time to start thinking about summer escapes? As the nights draw in, the thoughts of wide sandy beaches, amazing food and late-night drinks seem all the more appealing, however all this can sound nothing short of impossible on a student budget. Luckily for us…

Travel Guide: El Rocío

Located in the province of Huelva, Andalucía, El Rocío is a peculiar little town that could easily be mistaken for some Western film set starring Clint Eastwood. The streets are quite literally flooded with fine sand, the houses are constructed out of thick timber and the preferred mode of transport is on horseback. I half-expected…

New Orleans: A Food Guide

      New Orleans is a city bursting with vibrant nightlife and a boisterous music scene. As a result of its diverse heritage, it also boasts cuisine that is second to none within the United States; making it the perfect holiday destination for any keen foodies! Creole cooking is a big part of Louisiana…

5 Top Countries to Visit (and Live!) this Summer

It’ll soon be summer, and time to plan how you’ll spend those three long months (and beyond if you’re graduating!). What could be better than packing a bag and going travelling? The only problem is you can often find yourself wishing you could stay overseas forever… but actually you can: all you need is a…

A Weekend in Paris

Ah Paris, possibly the perfect weekend break? Leaving Exeter at lunch time, it’s possible to be in the French capital in time for a supper of steak avec des frites, yet still feel like you’ve travelled a world away. Here is Razz’s rundown of some of the best things to do if you ever find…

Out of Season Travel: Malaga & Granada

Whilst the weather takes a turn for the cold here, I managed to squeeze in a couple of days in sunny Malaga & Granada, Spain. It’s not quite the season for vacations but here’s a potential summer place to bear in mind because I have absolutely never been to anywhere quite like these two places…

Lyon: France’s Second City In 48 Hours

France’s dynamic city of Lyon tends to be overshadowed by tales of the Parisian dream. Yet, spending time in France’s gastronomic capital, one begins to unravel the many facets of Lyon and its people. The beauty of Lyon lies in its duality, its eclectic mix of old and new. Find quarters steeped in history coexisting…