10 of the Best European Old Towns to Visit this Spring

Who doesn't love visiting a Historic Old Town? My teaching career has shuttled between Europe and Asia on more than a few occasions: I moved from the UK to Vietnam in 2007, Vietnam to Sweden

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Summer’s Coming, and I’m Going to Europe!

In June, heavy monsoon rains will saturate the streets of Mumbai, so I am doing what most other foreign teachers here do—leaving India for the summer. And what better place to go than Europe? In contrast

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Why You Should Visit Stockholm in Winter

Visiting Stockholm between October and May is a thought that sends shivers down the spines of many, but in my opinion it is the nicest time to visit.  Although the city comes alive in the

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My 10 Favourite Cities In The World

Travellers are often asked what their favourite city is, so I have been thinking about my response to that question. It has taken a while to compile this list as my favourite city can change

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My Upcoming Summer Plans

Now that the light is finally shining at the end of Sweden’s long, wintry tunnel, I am feeling the urge to climb out from under the thick duvet I have hidden under for the last

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Exploring SoFo: Stockholm’s Most Sociable Neighbourhood

Travel doesn’t always have to be far away; sometimes you can explore your own area through the eyes of a tourist. As you know, I have been living and working in Stockholm since May 2012.

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Need a place to stay? Check out these wacky hotels!!

Last weekend I went to prison. I was to spend the night in a cell at the infamous Långholmen Prison, Stockholm. The hallways were long and narrow with row after row of bolted and numbered doors harbouring

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