Over the Christmas break, I travelled to the Middle East for 1 month and ended my journey in Amman for a few days before flying back home to London. Just an hour ago I received this message from my couchsurfing host, Steffi who lives and works in Amman. We had quite a lot in common … Continue reading
Category Archives: Travel
4 tourists dead from bomb explosion at Taba border on sunday
Miriam’s whatsapp message to me just a few hours ago came as a surprise. I’ve been concentrating so much on my students union campaign that the outside world has been a distant thought. So when her message read; “did you know that yesterday a bus full of (south) Korean tourists exploded in Sinai desert? There … Continue reading
The Travel-in Student: Discovering the colours of the rainbow from Athens Georgia to London England
Shade Bakare is a student from the University of Georgia in the United States with big travel plans to study at the University of Arts London (UAL) and partake in the Fashion Business Semester Study Abroad Program at London College of Fashion (LCF). Continue reading
iSee: Juggling the Sinai desert
Earlier this week, I heard the news about 4 Korean tourists who died when a bomb on a bus exploded in Taba just 50km from the Israel border of Eilat. Just over a month ago I was in Taba Egypt taking that same road the bus exploded on – 3 times! This makes me think how we … Continue reading
THE WORLD HAS LOST A GREAT JOURNALIST, AFRICA HAS LOST AN ADVOCATE… GHANA HAS LOST A SON – RIP Komla Dumor
I woke up to the sound of his voice… Even in my sleep, Komla Dumor demanded my attention – and he got it! Continue reading
Beyond Black and White: Colour in London 1927 footage
Incredible colour footage of 1920s London shot by an early British pioneer of film named Claude Frisse-Greene, who made a series of travelogues using the colour process his father William – a noted cinematographer – was experimenting with. It’s like a beautifully dusty old postcard you’d find in a junk store, but moving. Continue reading
The inBox: What can One World Media do for YOU this year?
The latest in from One World Media to my inBox – straight to you! Click here to book a place – spaces are limited Continue reading
iSee: Amman without a guidebook!
Ironically, I had my host Steffi’s Lonely Planet Jordan guide-book in my bag, but I didn’t bring it out once. Instead I chose to sharpen my intuition skills by wandered aimlessly, yet surprisingly, discovering little things of interest… Continue reading
Beyond Brazil… A year on with an unmissable opportunity!
On the 10th of January 2014 at 16.26 I pressed a button that could change my student life forever! As a mature student aged 28, it won’t be long before I will can no longer apply for opportunities given to young people (18-30). Time isn’t on my side, and in many ways, I’m feeling the … Continue reading