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    “Rotterdam is anywhere, anywhere alone…”: A Literary Pilgrimage

    'If I do go to these places, I won’t need to be transported to a fictional world for them to be magic. They’ll be wonderful because I went there, and had fun, and lived a life that is far less exciting than those of the characters, but was good all the same.'

    So long, farewell: the UK’s decision to leave Erasmus

    Like a parent disguising a plate of vegetables as a dessert, Johnson desperately promises, in true Trumpian fashion, a ‘bigger and better’ programme. See previous claims on a ‘world-beating’ track and trace scheme, if you need reminding of how boasts work out in this government.

    A Quick Trip Far Away

    "One summer, a summer which now seems to have passed by long ago, I slept and dreamt for the first time on the mainland."

    Students remaining at university can return to Tier 4 areas for...

    Universities' Minister Michelle Donelan has confirmed that students who are living in university accommodation over the vacation may return home for Christmas, even if...

    From Istanbul to Oxford

    The exhibition highlights coffee’s sociable origins embedded within a culture of meeting to talk and read. Although sadly underplayed, the most insightful element of the display is the recognition of the culture clash.

    From Paris with Love

    "If we can do this, we can do anything."

    Travel writing remains unrivalled

    The art form which continues to provide the greatest insight into other cultures

    The tradition of ignorance in English travel writing

    The linguistic and cultural superiority that lives on into the digital age

    A slow descent to hell

    Cramped seating, culinary complaints and clapping for a landing. Becky Cook hates planes.

    An improbable journey to the East

    Sam Dalrymple reflects on mundanity and self-discovery in Bouvier’s The Way of the World