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Тom

Currently enjoying fresh alpine air in Switzerland, I hail from the sunny south of the UK. In my spare time, I enjoy eating, doing sports, buying clothes and eating more food (in that order). Follow my travel adventures on Instagram.

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9 reasons why English rules
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Go anywhere in the world and you’ll find someone who speaks English. But when and why did English be...

7 English words that nobody uses anymore (but totally should)
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Rarely has a language been such a linguistic Frankenstein as English – it has stolen words from coun...

6 British English phrases that make no sense
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Strop. Codswallop. Knackered. Just like the picture of a chair in the street above (no, we don’t get...

10 hidden gems in Paris
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Ah, Paris! There’s nothing more sophisticated than strolling through ancient streets lined with swan...

5 big reasons why US and UK English sound so different
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We may share a language but there’s nothing similar when it comes to hearing someone from the US spe...

10 best places to study in Europe
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Deciding where to study can be one of life’s most difficult decisions and it’s also one of the most ...

See the sea? 12 English words that sound the same
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Learning English can be hard enough at the best of times, but it’s even more complicated when you re...

10 Netflix shows to learn English with
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Everyone’s favorite streaming service could also be the perfect place to become fluent in English. W...

10 things you should pack this summer
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If there’s one thing that’s more important than spending time abroad this summer, it’s looking good ...

5 things we’d rather be doing this Valentine’s Day
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Whether you’re single or in a relationship, Valentine’s Day can be a seriously stressful event. Skip...

7 British counties you probably can’t pronounce
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If you’ve spent time in the UK, you’ll know that we have a LOT of counties, which are the smaller re...

5 dream internships you wish you had
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Taking your first steps into the workplace can be a challenge, and it’s made much easier when you ge...