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Emma

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 www.thebrisdionblog.com, and tread the thin line between impressive and worrying coffee consumption.

All articles from Emma

8 ways to make packing for a trip more eco-friendly
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These days there are a myriad of ways we can reduce our impact on the environment — from choosing ho...

6 unusual travel ideas for 2023
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With a brand new year comes a brand new opportunity to tick some new exciting destinations off that ...

Why you should plan a slow travel trip this year
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Want to see the world and really experience new destinations? Forget weekend city breaks and short-h...

University drop-out? Use this opportunity to figure out your future
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For whatever reason, you’ve found yourself leaving university sooner than you’d expected. It might s...

5 everyday hacks to help you learn a language
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Effective language learning just doesn’t happen in a classroom. For lifelong language skills, resear...

Hobbies, soft skills and languages: 5 ways to improve your CV
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These days, having a good CV just isn’t good enough. To land the job or internship of your dreams, y...

10 hidden gems on Vancouver Island
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From stunning secret beaches and hidden city gardens to waterfalls with deep potholes primed for jum...

10 hidden gems in Singapore
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Once you’ve explored the impressive Gardens by the Bay, shopped ‘till you dropped on Orchard Road an...

How to help a student with homesickness: 7 tips for host families
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The key to a student having a fantastic, enriching study-abroad experience is embracing all the new ...

10 hidden gems in Perth
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There’s far more to life in Western Australia’s capital city than sandy beaches, bustling river fron...

10 hidden gems in London
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Oh, there is so much more to see in London than Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and the Thames. Yes, we h...

10 hidden gems in Oxford
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There’s far more to life in England’s City of Spires than Harry Potter film sets and punting along t...