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Emma Victoria

Born with a severe case of wanderlust, you can find me trying to fill my English passport with new stamps, accompanied by a backpack, my camera and a snorkel. In between dreaming of adventures that combine snowboarding and diving, I'm a travel writer in Bristol and like to tread the thin line between impressive and worrying coffee consumption.

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Hobbies, soft skills and languages: 5 ways to improve your CV

These days, having a good CV just isn’t good enough. To land the job or internship of your dreams, you’ll need a great...

10 hidden gems on Vancouver Island

From stunning secret beaches and hidden city gardens to waterfalls with deep potholes primed for jumping into and a re...

How to become fluent in a year – The ultimate guide

Being fluent in a language is one of the most in-demand, employable skills there is (sorry, speaking fluent emoji does...

20 ways that learning languages changes the world (and transforms your life)

You might know that learning a new language is good for you (yes, bilingualism really is that great), but did you know...

10 of the best Christmas movies on Netflix to learn English with

‘Tis the season to Netflix and… learn? Yes, learn! If you needed any more reasons to binge Netflix’s festive off...

How to make yourself more competitive in the job market: 5 tips

Having a good education isn’t enough to land you your dream job in today’s competitive job market – you ne...

10 hidden gems in Singapore

Once you’ve explored the impressive Gardens by the Bay, shopped ‘till you dropped on Orchard Road and visited the icon...

10 hidden gems in Honolulu

On the island of O’ahu, AKA ‘The Gathering Place’, Honolulu has long drawn international visitors with promises of sun...

The importance of an international network (whatever career you are in)

Traditionally, ‘networking’ refers to building a base of contacts for the professional world, but these days networks ...

10 hidden gems in Vancouver

Yes, you can hike, ski and set sail to see a local pod of orca whales – everyone knows what Vancouver is famous for! ...

Gap year guide to Europe

Gap years come in a variety of destinations and itineraries: Learning a language, getting international experience, or...

Why an app isn’t enough to master a language

In an age when we’re permanently glued to our phones, there is an app for pretty much everything – even learning a new...