Tomislav Perko: Around the World in 1000 Days

Leah Driscoll chats with Tomislav Perko, author of 1000 Days of Spring, about his experience packing up and living a life of travel. Picture this: you’re a high-flying stockbroker. You’re only in your early twenties, yet things have already worked out pretty well for you. Your idea of a uniform is a suit and tie, […]

A Misguided Tour of UCC

Whether your trip to Cork’s university is four hours or four years long, spending your time wisely is an inevitable priority. While it can’t be guaranteed that the stops on this tour are wise, they are certainly the key to quick immersion into the life of a UCC student. Welcome on board the non-definitive, student […]

The Final Countdown

Leah Driscoll documents the lingering existential dread that has engulfed semester two. The last twenty-something years have been pretty sweet and decision-free. The majority of us have moved seamlessly from primary, to secondary, to third level education with only one or two CAO related bruises along the way. By final year of college, those bruises […]

A Day in the Life of 2006

Leah Driscoll pens a #TBT to a lifestyle gone by. Picture this time ten years ago; you have just told 2005 to talk to the hand ‘cause the face ain’t home, and moved on to greet the fresh face of 2006. The word noughties has most likely not yet been invented, but here you are […]

We Don’t Need Feminism

Leah Driscoll adds feminism to the list of unwanted things to leave behind with all your other regrets in 2015. Third wave feminism has ebbed and flowed since the nineties, but in the past year or two the wave has been more like a tsunami. We’re pretty much drowning in calls for equality, seeing as […]

5 European Christmas Markets Worth Seeing

Leah Driscoll inspires some seriously festive wanderlust. With chalets stocked full of gluhwein and enormous snow-dusted pine trees, the cities of Europe host the Christmas season better than any other continent can. There are countless stunning markets to choose from, but this list may inspire you to book a last-minute festive getaway. Vienna, Austria Vienna […]