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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...

University drop-out? Use this opportunity to figure out your future

For whatever reason, you’ve found yourself leaving university sooner than you’d expected. It might seem like a scary t...

10 best winter cities in the world

The w-word gets a lot of bad press. Sure, the warm sunny days of summer are wonderful, but just because the winter day...

Online learning vs. in-person classes – what’s better?

With ever-changing landscapes and new global challenges, educators and learners around the world have had to adapt. In...

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 Boston

Boston: home of the Red Sox, Harvard University and Mark Wahlberg. For a properly authentic Boston experience, trade t...

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 ...

Why investing in your language skills is the best thing you can do for your career

It’s no secret that being fluent in a second language can help you get ahead in your career. Making the effort to mast...

10 hidden gems in Malta

From finding secret beaches on which to enjoy Malta’s stunningly clear waters to knowing the best places to find a cup...

A key skill that may be preventing you from reaching your full potential in your career – and how to develop it fast

Taking the time to invest in yourself is one of the best things you can do in life. To keep fit and healthy, you inves...