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Simon

Hailing from the South West of England, I’ve swapped the land of scrumptious scones for the Swiss city of Zurich. I love nothing more than exploring new places, which is always an adventure considering my terrible sense of direction. Currently working as a copywriter, you’ll usually find me tasting Swiss chocolate (someone has to do it) and talking about football.

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Gap year guide to Asia

Asia is the ultimate backpacking continent. It’s a region of striking contrasts that’s big on adventure and full of ja...

6 best cities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! St. Patrick’s Day is upon us once again, and we’ve picked six of the world’s...

How to study abroad like a boss: 7 tips

Summer is just around the corner and many of you are planning on going on your first study abroad trip. We’re sure it’...

50 most inspiring travel quotes of all time

It’s time to take your wanderlust to new levels with our list of the most inspiring travel quotes of all time. From i...

10 things that only those who lived in the UK understand

The UK moves to its own polite, rainy rhythm, and for those of us who’ve lived in the world’s greatest country (OK, I’...

8 reasons to visit Seoul

Seoul is riding a wave of creativity. From fashion to food, architecture to art, the city has become a creative haven ...

How to bus like a boss in the UK

It’s a fact: There’s no better feeling than exploring a new city, but before you can fill your Snapchat story with pic...

A beginner’s guide to British humor

Britain’s unique take on humor may seem baffling at first. Heavy on self-deprecation, almost undetectable sarcas...

50 reasons why everyone should live abroad at least once

Warning: Spending a month or two abroad (or indeed moving somewhere new permanently) will induce lifelong wanderlust t...

10 reasons to love London

There are a million and one reasons to love London, but here are my top 10 reasons for why you should jump on the next...

10 benefits of studying abroad longterm

Learning a new language abroad is one of the most rewarding things you can do: it’s great for your brain (yes, b...

9 signs that you’re ready to study abroad

Studying abroad is an essential part of learning a new language (properly), but how do you know you’re ready to jump o...