Why I’m Learning the Capital City of Every Country in the World.

Geography was never offered as a subject at any of my schools. None of my classes revolved around worldly studies, and few of the...

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15 Really Quite Pleasant Things About the UK.

The United Kingdom has a few crap things going for it: unpredictable weather, chavs, and the underlying mentality of, “Well,...

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National Gallery vs. Tate Modern: The Fine Art Face-Off.

Imagine this hypothetical scenario, if you will. You’re in London, and only have a few hours to kill before a flight out....

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Dislike Elephant Cruelty? You May Already Be an Advocate.

I’m concerned. I’m truly concerned as to how much content I’ve seen popping up lately regarding the treatment of...

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Shakespeare and Sunburn in Stratford-upon-Avon.

I’ve never been a massive Shakespeare fan, if I’m honest. My only interaction with his work entailed sitting in silence while...

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My Perspective Shift.

Note: This post was meant to go up on Friday 2nd August, but, due to unreliable hosting and personal dramas, has to take a lazy Sunday...

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Tips for First-Time Travellers to Sri Lanka.

I knew little about Sri Lanka before visiting back in January this year, other than it’s recently emerged from beneath a long-running...

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Love and War in Ypres, Belgium.

I’m calling a truce with my slight dislike of Belgium to illustrate the one thing I truly adored about this country: its beautifully...

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My Scammy First Day in Bangkok.

With the knowledge that I will be moving to Thailand for a few months in September, and having read a post by the Traveling Canucks this...

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On Being Detained at the UK Border.

The short version: I spent four hours in detention at London’s Heathrow Airport. It wasn’t fun. Avoid it if you can. And, for...

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