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Hailing from the South West of England, I’ve swapped the land of scrumptious scones for the Swiss city of Zurich. I love nothing more than exploring new places, which is always an adventure considering my terrible sense of direction. Currently working as a copywriter, you’ll usually find me tasting Swiss chocolate (someone has to do it) and talking about football.

All articles from Simon

6 best things to do in Northern California
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Who hasn’t dreamed of exploring California? From sandy beaches to wild national parks and even wilde...

50 things you need to do on your next trip
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You’ve planned, booked and packed, and now your next trip abroad awaits. But with so much to see and...

The ultimate London playlist: From The Clash to Adele
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London without music is, well, not London at all. Whether Londoners are dancing to A-list stars in g...

Like a local: 11 bits of London slang you should know
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It’s time to delve into the world of Cockney rhyming slang, my old China. There will be no porkies h...

5 best markets in London you absolutely shouldn’t miss
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You’ll never get bored of London’s eclectic range of markets – they represent of the coolest corners...

Where should I study? New York vs London
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Hot dogs vs crumpets, coffee vs tea, yellow taxis vs black cabs: It’s time to pit New York and Londo...

10 reasons to love Miami
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You’ve never been anywhere like Miami – fact. Known as the “Magic City”, Miami boasts a unique and e...

Gap year guide to the US
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There’s no right way to take a gap year, no perfect time to start, and no ideal location to visit – ...

The 10 stages of exam revision: From denial to freedom
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Revising for exams is a rollercoaster of emotions – too little and you feel guilty, too much and you...

Darth Vader and democracy: Washington D.C. infographic
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Capital cities the world over possess iconic landmarks and rich history, but, as our infographic pro...

Sun, sand and seaside vibes: Bournemouth infographic
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Bournemouth is as British as tea and crumpets, and it comes complete with some of the best beaches a...

Forever summer: Malta infographic
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Malta has it all: Never-ending sunshine, gorgeous beaches and crystal clear waters – what more could...