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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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English words that sound different around the world (2)
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We’re back with another comparison of English words from around the globe. In case you missed our la...

English words that sound different around the world (1)
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It’s finally here! The most epic megabattle in the English language since the pilgrims settled in th...

10 places to practice English in the UK
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Welcome to the first episode of Tom’s Top 10 – a series of handy little guides to make the world a b...

Year in review: 5×5 travel lessons we learned in 2015
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‘tis the season to look through Instagram feeds and Facebook timelines: 2015 has seen everything fro...

The letter B presents: 5 must-see places in Bristol
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I’m always up for a challenge, so the assignment for a blog post about Bristol boasting the letter B...

Best of the wurst: 6 great spots to celebrate Oktoberfest
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Students in Munich might be celebrating all things Bavarian at Oktoberfest 2015, but there’s no reas...

6 scary places in London you should visit on Halloween
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It’s no wonder London is known as the most haunted capital city in the world – it’s inspired some of...

7 ways to start a conversation on a plane
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We’ve all been there: you’re sitting on a plane, about to enjoy a journey through the clouds, and ev...

Barcelona from above: the best way to see the city
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As the place where I lived and studied Spanish, Barcelona has a special place in my heart – and I sp...

Sweet, sweet Bristol: A sugary tour of my favorite city
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Call me biased (since it’s my home town) but I’d say Bristol boasts some of the finest eating establ...

Oxford vs Cambridge: Clash of the Titans
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In the world of academia there are two universities whose rivalry has been raging for generations: O...

Movie Magic: Disaster Cities You Absolutely Have to Visit
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Have you always wanted to climb the Empire State Building? Well get your fix while you still can – t...