All posts tagged Travel

Ellen Roberts-James

Excuse My French: Settled in Geneva

So far my time in Geneva is completely – and joyously – opposite to France. The Swiss way of life suits me very well. I even run and eat porridge […]

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Doris, ‘Dam, and I

It’s 3 am: I’m running on no sleep and my coursework is due in 12 hours. So far this sounds like a run-of-the-mill night before a deadline situation. However, I […]

Ellen Roberts-James

Excuse My French: Un été à Genève

Thanks to a wondrous man named Erasmus, I will be spending my summer in Geneva this year. While everyone back home will be a slave to the Queen Mary examination […]

Ellen Roberts-James

Excuse My French: Bienvenue à Genève!

On Tuesday I finally arrived in Geneva! The journey involved a lot of waiting around (due to my dad’s eagerness to leave extra early to avoid traffic), lugging my enormous human-sized suitcase around on my own […]

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Why the travel ban won’t bring a halt to terrorist threat in the US

President Trump, after being in office for 12 days, signed 18 executive orders and memorandums. Surprisingly, the figure falls one short of the executive orders and memorandums signed by President […]

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Excuse my French: The Packing Begins Again

So, after a two-month stint back home, I am finally starting to prepare for semester two. These past weeks have been spent wandering the streets aimlessly and typing ‘Geneva’ into Google almost […]

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The Art Of Getting Lost

The art of getting lost is one that is still surprisingly frowned upon. Many critics – distinctly middle-aged and conservative– have labelled the art as an unfashionably rude and ignorant […]

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Things You Should NEVER Do On Public Transport

It is a fact that most Londoners use public transport. To reach school, work, university and – more importantly – to get home. To become one of the most well-informed […]

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Year Abroad. Part 10: Home time

So here marks the end of my first semester, and it makes sense to end it as I began: hot, tired and uncomfortable. I’m sitting on a Ryanair flight to […]