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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.

All articles from Simon

How not to make a fool of yourself on the London tube
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The London Underground may seem devoid of manners and friendly folk, but those who venture into this...

6 best cities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! St. Patrick’s Day is upon us once again, and we’ve picked ...

10 benefits of studying abroad for a longer time
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Learning a new language abroad is one of the most rewarding things you can do: it’s great for your b...

10 things that only those who lived in the UK understand
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The UK moves to its own polite, rainy rhythm, and for those of us who’ve lived in the world’s greate...

Gap year guide to Asia
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Asia is the ultimate backpacking continent. It’s a region of striking contrasts that’s big on advent...

How to study abroad like a boss: 7 tips
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Summer is just around the corner and many of you are planning on going on your first study abroad tr...

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

8 reasons to visit Seoul
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Seoul is riding a wave of creativity. From fashion to food, architecture to art, the city has become...

How to bus like a boss in the UK
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It’s a fact: There’s no better feeling than exploring a new city, but before you can fill your Snapc...

A beginner’s guide to British humor
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Britain’s unique take on humor may seem baffling at first. Heavy on self-deprecation, almost undetec...

50 reasons why everyone should live abroad at least once
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Warning: Spending a month or two abroad (or indeed moving somewhere new permanently) will induce lif...

10 reasons to love London
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There are a million and one reasons to love London, but here are my top 10 reasons for why you shoul...