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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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See the sea? 12 English words that sound the same

Learning English can be hard enough at the best of times, but it’s even more complicated when you realise there are lo...

9 reasons why English rules

Go anywhere in the world and you’ll find someone who speaks English. But when and why did English become the de facto ...

7 English words that nobody uses anymore (but totally should)

Rarely has a language been such a linguistic Frankenstein as English – it has stolen words from countless other ...

5 big reasons why US and UK English sound so different

We may share a language but there’s nothing similar when it comes to hearing someone from the US speak to someone from...

6 British English phrases that make no sense

Strop. Codswallop. Knackered. Just like the picture of a chair in the street above (no, we don’t get it either), we Br...

10 best places to study in Europe

Deciding where to study can be one of life’s most difficult decisions and it’s also one of the most important. Thinkin...

10 Netflix shows to learn English with

Everyone’s favorite streaming service could also be the perfect place to become fluent in English. Who knew! If you’re...

10 things you should pack this summer

If there’s one thing that’s more important than spending time abroad this summer, it’s looking good while you’re doing...

5 things we’d rather be doing this Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re single or in a relationship, Valentine’s Day can be a seriously stressful event. Skip the stress altoge...

7 British counties you probably can’t pronounce

If you’ve spent time in the UK, you’ll know that we have a LOT of counties, which are the smaller regions of the count...

5 dream internships you wish you had

Taking your first steps into the workplace can be a challenge, and it’s made much easier when you get to try out a job...

How posh are you?

When it comes to English accents, the poshest is undoubtedly British English. We’re not sure if it’s the royal family,...