lost in translation

Can’t speak the language? How to survive being lost in translation…

In addition to my love of travel, I have always loved and been fascinated by foreign languages: how we can experience the same world but express it in such different ways and with such a mixture of sounds. If, like me, you are a native English speaker then, like me, you have been handed a gift on a golden platter, because so much of the world uses English as a common or second language.… Keep reading

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As Cambridge enjoys the sunny weekends of summer, the River Cam will fill up with locals enjoying an afternoon of punting. But what is this very English pastime, and how can you enjoy punting in Cambridge for yourself?

Punting in Cambridge: The quintessential English pastime!

Punting down the Backs, the water meadows of the River Cam, is the classic Cambridge activity and has been enjoyed by students, residents and visitors alike for centuries. Fancy giving it a try? Here’s everything you need to know about punting in Cambridge…

As Cambridge enjoys the sunny weekends of summer, the River Cam will fill up with locals enjoying an afternoon of punting. But what is this very English pastime, and how can you enjoy punting in Cambridge for yourself?

Pick your location

There are several locations where you can sample the full punting experience, and it just depends on your mood.… Keep reading

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