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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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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...

20 English idioms that everyone should know

Idioms. Native English speakers love using them in conversation, and you’ll often find them popping up in books,...

10 hidden gems in London

Oh, there is so much more to see in London than Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and the Thames. Yes, we have some of Englan...

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 things you should know before moving to Brighton

Brighton, baby! So, you’re thinking of moving to one of the UK’s most vibrant and exciting cities, complete with a thr...

20 signs you’ve made a friend for life

Good friends make fantastic memories, but the best kind of friends are the ones with whom you have an unspoken agreeme...