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Born with a severe case of wanderlust, you can find me trying to fill my English passport with new stamps, accompanied by a backpack, my camera and a snorkel. In between dreaming of adventures that combine snowboarding and diving, I'm a travel writer in Bristol, blog at, and tread the thin line between impressive and worrying coffee consumption.

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10 reasons why studying a language abroad is better than at home
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