Sophie

A twenty something journalist recently returned from 3 years in China who likes a good long island iced tea and a beach. Currently working for a national newspaper in London.

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China’s freezing Disneyland: Harbin Snow and Ice Festival

When I think back to my favourite trips during my time in China, it’s never visiting the Great Wall or the Pandas. It’s actually my trip to Harbin. I ended up going to Harbin with a big group of colleagues and we had the best…

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Christmas in London: How I spent the festive period in the capital

Christmas in London is absolutely beautiful so when it came to deciding where to spend the festive period this year, it was the obvious choice. That and the fact that my housemates were all away, made it the perfect bargain break. For the past couple…

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How to make the most of a trip to the Australian Open

If there’s a highlight in Australia’s sporting calendar then it has to be the Australian Open. Every January, the world’s best tennis players convene on Melbourne Park to answer the challenge of winning a grand slam. There’s something rather special about the Australian Open, from…

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What I learned in 2018

It’s the time of year when everyone starts doing their end of year travel roundups. So I thought I would do something a little different and write about the things I learned in 2018. I feel that despite writing mainly about travel, I haven’t really…

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Melbourne to Adelaide: Where to stop on your big road trip

We’ve all seen the pictures of the twelve apostles and quite fancied the idea of a giant jaunt on the Great Ocean Road. The Great Ocean Road technically starts in Torquay and ends in Port Campbell. Some people choose to do that route and then…

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Learning how to make a good travel video with Three

I’ve never been that great with making videos – it was definitely my least favourite thing when it came to journalism school.  But i’m absolutely fascinated with great travel videos on Youtube. So when Three mobile offered to show me how to make good travel…

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Seeing Stonehenge and Bath in a day

Stonehenge and Bath are top of people’s bucket lists when it comes to visiting the UK, however seeing them both can be quite difficult if you don’t have access to a car. I’m from Bristol which means that I have Bath and actually Stonehenge quite…

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48 hours in Luxembourg: 6 things to do during a trip to the city

I’d always fancied the idea of going to Luxembourg mainly because it sounds so foreign and also because well, Luxembourg is the capital of Luxembourg and it used to make me laugh a lot as a kid. I know. Weird. So when one of my…

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Instagrammable Christmas in London: The ultimate bumper guide

Christmas is when London is looking its prettiest. I find myself walking more often, obviously with a festive drink in my hand, finding my new favourite spot in the capital. So much so, i’ve decided to put together a handy guide on the top Instagrammable…

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Do millenials just travel to ‘Instagrammable’ places?

A couple of weeks ago, there was an article that found more young people are going to destinations based on how instagrammable they are. A recent survey by Schofield’s Insurance found that two fifths of millennials feel that how pretty a location looks on instagram is…

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A first timer’s guide to Edinburgh: 9 things to see and do …

Edinburgh is one of those cities that you’ll absolutely fall in love with in just one day. The Scottish capital has a slice of everything from history to culture, food to outdoors – there is so much to explore! With so many things to see…

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