I blurted out some phrases today that are definitely no good English. There are better ways to express the ideas, but the damage was done. Do the phrases sound horrible to a native speaker's ears?
a seaside city
The city doesn't cover much area
It's the place where you can try different cuisines.
The holidays were too long and it seems like he got out of the habit of studying (people usually get out of bad habits, so it seems to me there's something wrong here)
I'd be very grateful for help.