November 30th is celebrated across Scotland as Saint Andrew’s Day and is also a national holiday in Scotland. Despite having never stepped foot in Scotland while alive, Saint Andrew is the patron...
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By: TashaD
I have been living in Logroño, Spain, for the past two months and going for tapas has quickly become one of my favourite hobbies. Whilst it is a relatively small town, Logroño is the capital of the...
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As far as my week goes, I work Monday to Friday mornings teaching English to 14- to 16-year-olds in a local secondary school in Vibo Valentia, Calabria. A typical work day usually starts at 9:00....
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By: DaisyB
It may not be the weather for it but you can never beat sitting down with a homemade scone and a nice cup of tea (milk and no sugar, of course). An intense debate occurs in England regarding the...
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By: KatieJ
'It’s raining cats and dogs!' Although this phrase is not very common in England any more, it clearly shows how we don’t always say what we mean.  One thing that is often frustrating for language...
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I thought I would share with you a British tradition ... afternoon tea. An afternoon tea is glorious in all senses. So what is afternoon tea? We eat afternoon tea between lunch and dinner and it...
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