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This new category is only for use by intersex people (people who are not biologically entirely male or female). However Transgendered passport-holders, who have changed gender but not had surgery, will have to choose either male or female, but the third gender ‘X’. Previously, travellers were not able to change sex on their passport unless they had had surgery. This is still the case in many countries, although any nation under the International Civil Aviation Organization’s authority is eligible to introduce category ‘X’. In Britain, people do not have to have had an operation to change their passport details, as…

I wanted to do something that lived in my memory for many years to come and I wanted to experience something different and new. I wanted a fresh challenge. There were several ideas going around in my mind but one thing was certain in my mind: I wanted to go travelling. I’ve always wanted to go to South America and go to Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Chile but then  I realised that it would be much easier if I went to Australia first and then travelled elsewhere afterwards. I came up with a route of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji,…

This issue of Seren has made it to… FINLAND…which is 1299 miles away from Bangor! This issue Seren has travelled all the way to Finland! Timothy Jacobson travelled there and has sent us this picture to prove it. Congratulations Timothy you have been entered into the draw to win a meal for two! Finland is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of north-eastern Europe. It is bordered by Sweden in the west, Norway in the north and Russia in the east. The native languages of Finland are Finnish and Swedish and the capital is Helsinki, where five million of…

Each issue I will be travelling to a place within one hour from Bangor and telling you the places you must visit before you leave this city! This magnificent and uniquely shaped pier stands as a testament to Victorian design and architecture. Situated in the seaside resort of Llandudno, this is definitely something not to be over looked. Taking only thirty minutes to reach on the A55, you have no excuses not to visit. At 2,295 feet (700m) the pier is the longest in Wales and fifth longest in the UK. A British Tourist Authority report in 1975 said of…

At the moment there are a lot of choices being offered to all students. Spend a year abroad. This is such a great opportunitythat you can’t miss it, just contact your administrator and they should have all the details. The only thing you need to worry about is: do you carry on studying, or teach? We chat to two students, who are currently on their year abroad, on why they chose to either study or teach. Study Study Study! Bonjour from Lyon! At the moment I am on my year abroad in France as part of my French, German and…