• Using My Fitbit App Abroad
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    Using My Fitbit App Abroad

    About six weeks ago I invested in a fitbit tracker to monitor my steps in a normal working week. It started off pretty low, I was doing 3k a day but I’ve upped it to 6k by taking the train into work rather than the car, as it involves a fast walk to and from the train station. I guess this little change could be labelled under ‘preparation’ for my travels. The main thing I’ve noticed since tracking is that I always fall short of the recommended daily 10k steps,  unless I go to London or Brighton. Boo! So I…

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    Language Barriers: Is English Enough?
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    Language Barriers: Is English Enough?

    I’m fairly well travelled and only speak fluent English. Luckily, this has never been a problem as English is a universal language that most countries close to us speak well. I’m not overly pleased I just speak one language; it was the only subject I struggled with at school as I just couldn’t remember/take in the new words very easily. As an adult, I haven’t tried to learn another language properly, assuming it’s too late and not naturally in my skill set anyway.

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    My Top Places to See in Europe
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    My Top Places to See in Europe

    Mainland Europe might be right next door but I feel there’s always somewhere new to explore, especially as I’m trying to squeeze in as much as I can. As I said, I’ve cut Finland from my route for being too far out, and I put Spain and Portugal in the cold as I’ve done them a lot before and don’t feel the need to go back just yet. In the evenings when I review my route, which is every evening now until I go, a few places shout at me from my list as particularly special.

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    Snap Happy: Photographing My Trip
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    Snap Happy: Photographing My Trip

    So I’m a photography lover and have dabbled in the past but I’ve never got into it properly. Its been something I’ve wanted to call a hobby for a long time and I’m planning on using this trip to improve and take on some criticism for my photos.

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    My Interrail: A Route through Europe
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    My Interrail: A Route through Europe

    *Updated 2018. When I left University my plan was to go interrailing with a couple of friends but the trip didn’t materialise, which was definitely a good thing for my wallet. It also allowed me to get into a pretty good career path where three years on I’m confident enough to take a summer off exploring.

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