48 Hours in Rio

Rio de Janeiro is synonymous with how we imagine Brazil,  from magnificent views over miles of sun-kissed beaches, to the lofty heights of Christ the Redeemer, and marked signs of the country’s social inequality represented by its notorious favelas. With these images being known throughout the world, Rio is undoubtedly a global icon. However, many…

Travelling After Graduation: Guatemala

If you are anything like me, instead of spending the past few months searching for graduate jobs, you have been planning your post-graduation travels. When the struggle of final year is over you will finally be free to have a break, forget everything and do the travelling you have been dreaming about all year. With…

City Breaks: Budapest

It was exactly four days into the second term of my final year at Exeter that I felt the need to escape and fly to Budapest. This trip was planned months in advance by the Exeter English Society, yet it came and went so fast. I set off with one of my best friends, a…

City Breaks on a Budget

Many people aspire to travel when they’re young, however this often involves much money and time. So why not take a long weekend and travel to a city in Europe. Copenhagen, Denmark Lots of people disregard the Scandinavian countries because of the weather and the expense. However, Copenhagen is a city rich with culture, history,…

48 Hours in Porto

Mentioning to the average Brit that you spent a semester living abroad in Portugal usually triggers questions relating to the Algarve and its reputation for beaches, booze and bronzed skin. However, in recent years the rest of the country has gained popularity thanks to the renaissance undergone by its capital, Lisbon. With more and more…

Top Travelling Tips

With the autumn term well underway and dreaded deadlines looming, dreaming of our summer getaways is the perfect escape! But not everyone is an experienced gap-year jet-setter, and for some of us travelling can be a daunting prospect. So, here are a few pieces of advice that will help your adventures run a bit more…

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…