My First Impression Of Mexico

I can't remember when it first appeared. This pull to go to Mexico, but I had put it off due to fear for about a year. Fear from what we see on the sensationalized news about Mexico. But in a small corner of my mind, I could see colours, music, a history I didn't know …

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Learning A Foreign Language: My French Journey

Learning a language is no easy feat. People start learning for multiple reasons- for fun, for work, family/partners or living arrangements. It requires memorising, pulling apart sentences and learning how to reconstruct them and putting aside your pride to speak with errors with a native speaker. My French learning started in high school with compulsory …

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Pandemic Deconfinement from Australia

Deconfinement: to be out of the state of confinement or restrained movement. (sortie d'un état de confinement où les mouvements sont restreints ; retour à une possible circulation des personne). Our world here is slowly awakening from the social distancing measures that were put into place for COVID-19. Granted, Australia was lucky. Our Government had …

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Salut! Mon Premier Post De Blog En Francais

Salut! Je m'appelle Sophie, l'autor de cette blog. J'habite a Sydney, Australie et ma langue maternelle c'est anglais (plus ou moins- une autre blog post peut-etre). En Australie, parceque le distance de l'autre pays, apprendre la langue extranger ce n'est pas une importance dans la societe et a l'ecole. Je pense que c'est un gaspillage …

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The Art Of Armchair Travelling: 5 Ways To Travel From Home

One of my favourite lockdown activities to do is armchair travelling. Going around the world without leaving the comforts of my room. There are so many different ways to armchair travel and I'm sure there are many more! Wanderlusting: I enjoy reading other people's travel blogs about where they went, what they saw, what they …

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Trying A Croissant Baking Class In Paris, France

You may know the age old adage, the more butter the better it tastes. This is certainly true for the croissant. Crispy on the outside and a healthy layering taste of butter on the inside makes the perfect accompaniment to coffee.I have to admit, I never really truly tasted a proper croissant until I went …

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COVID19 pandemic: Thoughts on staying home and travel post pandemic

Hi everyone,I hope you are all keeping well. I think I've revelled in all the current changes long enough and now to put finger to keyboard. I've been wondering now what life will look like after this pandemic is over. Whenever that will be. I know of many people who are without work or have …

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