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Kat

Kat is an Australian freelance writer currently living in Germany. She's passionate about sustainable travel, dogs, languages, eating pretzels and drinking strong coffee. She writes for Lonely Planet, BBC, Insider & more. Follow her on Twitter at @katbarberwriter.

All articles from Kat

10 books for English learners that will make you love reading
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“If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” – J.K. RowlingReading in another lang...

10 Aussie slang terms that will make you sound like a local
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Planning a trip down under? Australia is an incredibly beautiful, laid-back, warm and vibrant countr...

10 hidden gems in San Francisco
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San Francisco’s most famous landmark, the Golden Gate Bridge is known as one of the world’s most bea...

10 hidden gems in Nice
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Whether you love food, art, beaches or architecture, Nice, the UNESCO heritage capital of the French...

10 hidden gems in Auckland
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Geographically blessed on New Zealand’s north island, Auckland is dotted with over 50 volcano cones,...

10 summer destinations for foodies
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Summer is almost here, and that means it’s time to start planning your summer getaway! If your life ...

13 totally relatable French expressions
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The French language is beautiful, sexy and suave. But it’s also thoughtful and intelligent. The Fren...

Is “flow” the secret to happiness?
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Can you think of a time when you’ve been so engrossed doing something that everything else melted aw...

Sydney, Brisbane or Perth: Which is the Aussie city for you?
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One thing people often underestimate about Australia is the sheer size of the country. The entirety ...

How to start your career as a digital nomad
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You’ve survived university – the ups, the downs and all the uncertainty. Now it’s time to start look...

10 hidden gems in Manchester
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Manchester’s industrial past combined with a modern hipster vibe make it an iconic British city that...

Foodie guide to Manchester: 10 unmissable spots
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Looking for a place to refuel after class, the best brunch in Manchester or where to find a typical ...