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Travelling Corner: The Sub-Tropical Archipelago of the Isles of Scilly (Part 1)

I decided to fulfil my dream and visit the British sub-tropical archipelago, the Isles of Scilly, located around 30 miles off the coast of Cornwall. The weather was beautiful and warm (sometimes even hot!!!), despite the not-always-optimistic weather forecasts. The archipelago of Scilly Isles is formed of 5 inhabited islands...

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Travelling Corner: A Frenchman in America (Part 1)

Salut! I’m Nicolas, a French teacher and a new recruit at Bristol Language School. As I’m very keen on discovering new cultures, I love to travel.  But I had never left Europe – until I went to the U.S. a few weeks ago! Here is my report about this experience…...

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Interview with Family without Borders

1. We are very impressed by your motivation to prove that a nomadic lifestyle and having children don’t have to be mutually exclusive. What advice would you give to new parents who don’t want to give up on travelling? Just don’t 😉 Just think about anything you would like to...

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Travelling Corner: 5 Favourite Secret Beaches in Cornwall

I return to Cornwall frequently, most often to walk the South-West Coast Path. Whilst walking, I have discovered quite a few beautiful secret beaches. Below is a list of my favourites (and yes, I swam in the sea there, too, brrrr!). Trebarwith Strand Beach Quite large, big waves, popular [directions:...

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Travelling Corner: Scottish Tartan in Winter

We decided to visit Scotland for the very first time this winter. Yes, we wanted to experience as much rain, snow and wind as possible! Joking aside, it only rained for one whole day and two afternoons/evenings, that‘s all! (Obviously it rained at night, but we were sleeping like angles.)...

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Travelling Corner: Teaching in Indonesia

My adventure in Indonesia began in 2014 with a spontaneous visit to Sumatra. I remember, during one of my travels to New Zealand, flying over a lusciously green island and the pilots telling us that this was Sumatra. And since then, it has been in the back of my mind...

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Travelling Corner: Late Autumn in Wales

Late autumn in Wales is beautiful, it allows us to experience different weather conditions, from strong winds, pouring rain, unexpected morning storms to warm sunny spells. I was planning to travel around the Welsh coast and to have a very slow-paced, relaxing trip. But the reality was quite the opposite;...

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Travelling Corner: Orchid Island. Taiwan.

I stepped off the boat onto a land smothered with jade flora.  Our senses were immediately awaked by the shades of green sandwiched between the turquoise sea and the emerald sky.  My travelling companions and I looked up at the mountainous expanse before us.  Orchid Island lies about 30 kilometres...

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