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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What’s the story?

It’s been a long time apart my dear blog. While I have to say it’s needed, I have missed it quite a lot. My blog got deleted and everything with it and i’ve been struggling to get back into my mojo until the other day,…

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Mistakes I made on my trip to Moscow

I’d always wanted to visit Moscow. I’d had a fascination with the country ever since I watched the horrifically inaccurate Anastacia cartoon and then went on to study Russian history at school. I’d built up some airmiles from when I was studying abroad and had…

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Feeling like royalty in Amsterdam

Walking through the doors of the Waldorf Astoria in Amsterdam, I couldn’t help but think that maybe there was some confusion. I’m not a member of royalty or some A-list celebrity, but as soon as I entered the hotel, I certainly felt like one. Having…

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Where to take your granny in London

I’m in Bristol this week to celebrate my granny’s 70th birthday so this one’s for you wonderful lady! I was’t quite sure what to do with my grandma when she said she was going to visit. It was her first visit to see me since…

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The scariest slide in the world

A couple of weeks ago a friend of mine took me along with her to ride the slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbital inside London’s Olympic Park. The building was installed at the Olympic Park as another attraction for those who had come to witness the…

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Becoming a Wok Star at School of Wok

I love cooking but I can’t say i’m good with a wok. More of a cake girl myself. You definitely couldn’t call be a wok star but after my lesson with School of Wok, I definitely left feeling like one. After my class I tapped…

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Getting inside Wimbledon

I’ve always been part of a family that loves tennis. I remember my mum rushing me home from brownies one day because Tim Henman was doing well and he might reach the quarter finals. So I guess it made sense that when I worked at…

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How to spend 24 hours in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is in a fantastic location for travelling South East Asia and also heading down to Australia and New Zealand. It’s also one of the main hubs of Air Asia aka budget flying in the region. Most people tend to spend a day or…

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