Year abroad students have spoken to Online Editor, Maddie Baker, and Deputy Editor, Richard Ainslie, about how COVID-19 has changed their plans abroad.
Winners and Losers The postponement of Euro 2020 is another of the many disappointing sporting consequences to Coronavirus. The first edition of the tournament to be held across multiple countries has been pushed back to 2021 and the news has left fans and players alike saddened to miss out on a potentially glorious summer of […]
The coronavirus is a great mystery, but the question that Italy has posed is even more of a mystery. This article argues that there is not so much an outbreak of COVID-19 as there are greater controlling measures in Italy that Europe should be following by example – while also shedding light on the various factors that this coronacrisis is causing Italy to mitigate.
Peggy Guggenheim and the History behind the Palazzo Venier dei Leoni in Venice Sophia Hill, Foreign Correspondent in Italy, pieces together the background behind Peggy Guggenheim. She explores her life and her art collection in Venice. It would simply be woefully wrong to describe the life of Peggy Guggenheim as dull. Be it her work […]
The ‘Eternal City’ draws in tourists from across the globe by combining its epic history with the bustle of modern city life. Rome is one of those travel destinations – everyone seems to know someone who’s jetted off to the Italian capital, don’t they? But, Rome is more than a destination to tick off from […]
Getting There EasyJet, the cheapest option, flies from Stansted where flights can cost as little as £30pp. Book at least a month in advance, as prices can increase to well over £150pp each way and try to book for mid-week. Although EasyJet’s hand luggage allowance is stricter than that of other airlines, this is by […]
Getting There Ryanair flies from both Bristol and London (although flights from the former are seasonal) and you can expect to pay anything from £20 to £100+ each way. Book at least a couple of weeks in advance and try to fly midweek if you can (although I recently flew out on a Saturday for £20). EasyJet offers […]
Florence, Italy: renowned for its creativity, momentous impact on the arts, huge variety of ice-cream and of course, as my friends wistfully noted, ‘Italian stallions’. With its towering palazzos, maze of markets, and winding alleys, it is paradise for any romantically inclined daydreamer. The city itself is a cluster of world famous galleries, each abundant […]
Poland v Portugal Thursday 30 June, 20:00 BST, Marseilles. Poland and Portugal: two sides who made it very hard for themselves in making it past the Round of 16. Poland led for much of the game against Switzerland, yet they also invited an awful lot of pressure upon themselves which saw them concede for the […]
Switzerland v Poland Saturday 25 June, 14:00 BST, Saint-Etienne. BBC1 The Round of 16 will get underway with two as-of-yet unbeaten teams at the Stade Geoffrey Guichard, with Group A runners-up Switzerland meeting their Group C counterparts, Poland. Switzerland have made it to this stage having taken three points against Albania and recording a draw […]