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Simon

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.

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6 best things to do in Northern California

Who hasn’t dreamed of exploring California? From sandy beaches to wild national parks and even wilder cities, Californ...

50 things you need to do on your next trip

You’ve planned, booked and packed, and now your next trip abroad awaits. But with so much to see and do, how can you r...

The ultimate London playlist: From The Clash to Adele

London without music is, well, not London at all. Whether Londoners are dancing to A-list stars in gigantic stadiums o...

Like a local: 11 bits of London slang you should know

It’s time to delve into the world of Cockney rhyming slang, my old China. There will be no porkies here just a straigh...

5 best markets in London you absolutely shouldn’t miss

You’ll never get bored of London’s eclectic range of markets – they represent of the coolest corners of this cap...

Where should I study? New York vs London

Hot dogs vs crumpets, coffee vs tea, yellow taxis vs black cabs: It’s time to pit New York and London against each oth...

10 reasons to love Miami

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

There’s no right way to take a gap year, no perfect time to start, and no ideal location to visit – it’s all dow...

The 10 stages of exam revision: From denial to freedom

Revising for exams is a rollercoaster of emotions – too little and you feel guilty, too much and you hate it, bu...

Darth Vader and democracy: Washington D.C. infographic

Capital cities the world over possess iconic landmarks and rich history, but, as our infographic proves, few can compa...

Sun, sand and seaside vibes: Bournemouth infographic

Bournemouth is as British as tea and crumpets, and it comes complete with some of the best beaches and sunniest weathe...

Forever summer: Malta infographic

Malta has it all: Never-ending sunshine, gorgeous beaches and crystal clear waters – what more could you ask for...