Tag: travel

Safety tips for those heading overseas from AIG

AIG (American Insurance Group) are offering a free webinar on student travel safety and preparedness at 2pm (UK time) on 21 March 2019. If you are interested, you can register for the webinar here. You can also add the event

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New bus route and timetable from 1 August

Following the closure of the Langstone campus and consultation with the Students’ Union (UPSU), the university bus service will take a new circular route and follow a revised timetable from 1 August 2018.  You can download the new timetable here.  

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University receives My Journey Commuter Challenge Award

For the second year in a row the Library and teams from other departments have won the overall category for a large organization in the “My Journey Commuter Challenge”. 187 members of staff across the University registered to participate in

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Camp in my Garden

Although the weather isn’t ideal for camping at the moment if the sun does ever come out then how about camping in someone’s garden! Now we’re not suggesting you just pitch up in a random garden instead check out the

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airline meals

It’s advertising heavy, but just in case you wanted to find out how other travellers fare, try: http://www.airlinemeals.net/index.php

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Fotopedia Heritage App

Here on TOTD we have been bringing you the best of the web for a number of years. We will from now on also be bringing you the occassional app! Today’s app is fotopedia Heritage available for iphone and ipad for

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World’s shortest commercial flight

The distance covered by this scheduled flight service between Westray and Papa Westray in the Orkney Islands is apparently shorter than the main runway at Edinburgh airport. The video clip, which includes takeoff and landing, lasts only about two and

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World’s scariest bike trail ride

TOTD thinks you’d have to be completely bonkers to ride a motor bike along this vertiginous mountain path. http://www.angelfire.com/ak2/intelligencerreport/scariest_bike.html TOTD has walked some fairly hair raising footpaths before (Sharp Edge on Blencathra comes to mind), but this second clip of

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If you want to pay a visit somewhere, be it a town, city or country, then why not take a look at Wikitravel: http://wikitravel.org/en/Main_Page This is a free site where users can find out about other countries, what to eat,

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Explore the world from your destop

Want to explore the world from the comfort of your desktop? earthtv.com transmits streaming video feeds from 70 cameras across five continents, creating a window for visitors to travel the width and breadth of the world from the comfort of

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