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Emma

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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The ultimate summer guide to Rome
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Ah, summer in Rome. It makes you think of touring the historic sights, devouring mountains of soft g...

The ultimate summer guide to Brighton
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When the sun is shining, there’s only one place that Brits want to be: by the sea! Since the 1800s, ...

The ultimate summer guide to London
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When over 10% of the UK population lives in London, you can be absolutely sure that this creative ca...

5 spectacular natural wonders you can easily access from major cities
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Spending time outside and appreciating nature is good for the soul. Research has shown that connecti...

The importance of immersion: Why you should learn a language the same way you’ll use it
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There are many different ways to learn a second language, from taking classes to reading books, or e...

20 English idioms that everyone should know
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Idioms. Native English speakers love using them in conversation, and you’ll often find them popping ...

20 signs you’ve made a friend for life
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Good friends make fantastic memories, but the best kind of friends are the ones with whom you have a...

Hobbies, soft skills and languages: 5 ways to improve your CV
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These days, having a good CV just isn’t good enough. To land the job or internship of your dreams, y...

10 hidden gems on Vancouver Island
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From stunning secret beaches and hidden city gardens to waterfalls with deep potholes primed for jum...

How to become fluent in a year – The ultimate guide
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Being fluent in a language is one of the most in-demand, employable skills there is (sorry, speaking...

20 ways that learning languages changes the world (and transforms your life)
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You might know that learning a new language is good for you (yes, bilingualism really is that great)...

10 of the best Christmas movies on Netflix to learn English with
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‘Tis the season to Netflix and… learn? Yes, learn! If you needed any more reasons to binge Netflix’s...