Is The Gambia on your bucket list? Despite its recent troubles and the disruption caused by the global pandemic, The Gambia is slowly becoming a hidden gem on the West African coast. By Elis Williams For most people, when deciding where to travel on their next holiday post Covid-19, The Gambia probably isn’t the first location to pop into their heads. Understandably...
The site of the former Bangour Hospital made national news when a surge of visitors to the site forced local authorities to put on extra police, security measures and road closures in an effort to deter unwanted explorers from further damaging the site. But what was compelling visitors to come to the site in their hundreds, turning Bangour into...
Gap years have become a staple of the lives of young people in the recent past, but a variety of factors are threatening the future of this rite of passage. By Elis Williams In the past fifty years, travelling long distances to exotic destinations has gone from a privilege reserved for the elites to an activity for the masses. With this freedom,...