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Simon

Hailing from the South West of England, I’ve swapped the land of scrumptious scones for the Swiss city of Zurich. I love nothing more than exploring new places, which is always an adventure considering my terrible sense of direction. Currently working as a copywriter, you’ll usually find me tasting Swiss chocolate (someone has to do it) and talking about football.

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50 most inspiring travel quotes of all time

It’s time to take your wanderlust to new levels with our list of the most inspiring travel quotes of all time. From i...

How to study abroad like a boss: 7 tips

Summer is just around the corner and many of you are planning on going on your first study abroad trip. We’re sure it’...

10 reasons to love Malta

It’s impossible not to love Malta. There’s year-round sun, more beautiful beaches than your little heart could e...

Gap year guide to Asia

Asia is the ultimate backpacking continent. It’s a region of striking contrasts that’s big on adventure and full of ja...

7 tips on how to deal with culture shock

Exploring a new culture is one of the most rewarding yet challenging aspects of spending time abroad. As exciting as a...

Beaches and beyond: What to do in Rio de Janeiro

Nowhere on Earth throws a party like Rio de Janeiro. From Monday to Sunday, January through December, Brazil’s second ...

9 signs that you’re ready to study abroad

Studying abroad is an essential part of learning a new language (properly), but how do you know you’re ready to jump o...

50 reasons why everyone should live abroad at least once

Warning: Spending a month or two abroad (or indeed moving somewhere new permanently) will induce lifelong wanderlust t...

10 reasons to love London

There are a million and one reasons to love London. Here are my top 10 reasons for why you should jump on the next fli...

A beginner’s guide to understanding British humor

Britain’s unique take on humor may seem baffling at first. Heavy on self-deprecation, almost undetectable sarcas...

How not to make a fool of yourself on the London tube

The London Underground may seem devoid of manners and friendly folk, but those who venture into this subterranean jung...

10 benefits of studying abroad for a longer time

Learning a new language abroad is one of the most rewarding things you can do: it’s great for your brain (yes, b...