A tapas experience in beautiful Barcelona

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A tapas experience in beautiful Barcelona

By on 12/14/2013

What is it that makes these tiny meals so delicious? Maybe it’s choosing more than one thing from the menu or just that bite-sized food is fun – but I [...]

24 hours in San Francisco

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24 hours in San Francisco

By on 12/13/2013

San Francisco is a feast. The city exudes so much awesomeness that cramming it into one day only gives you a taste – but you can always go back for [...]

Student stories

MOA

MOA - So many new smells, sights, feelings; it’s dizzying

MOA
“I have experienced so much, more than I ever thought I would experience.”

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Nadja

Nadja - Life is magical

Nadja
“Life is magical. I don’t think I have ever appreciated every day in my life as much as I do now. And I guess it’s something I have learned by being here, and hopefully something I will bring home with me.”

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Sandra

Sandra - Many experiences richer

Sandra
“I knew before traveling that I would probably be a little bit homesick. I also knew that I would regret it my entire life if I didn’t go...”

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Denise

Denise - Life in paradise

Denise
“Guys, I live in paradise! Even the way to school is one of the highlights of my day...”

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Begonia

Begonia - Oxford love

Begonia
“You know how it is in Oxford. Everything is always so wonderful, even when it rains! I believe that this city is comparable to love…”

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Top 10 tracks for a California state of mind

By on 12/13/2013

Planning a trip to the Golden State? Or just in the mood for some California love? I’ve got you covered with a top ten list of West Coast classics guaranteed to keep you California dreaming. 1. 2Pac [...]

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5 things about a New York state of mind

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5 things about a New York state of mind

By on 12/12/2013

OK, let’s get this straight – there’s no such thing as a ‘real New Yorker’. New York, more than anything else, is a state of mind. We come from [...]

Language learning

5 brain foods to keep you awake (and make you smarter)

By on 12/12/2013

On a Monday morning or after a night out with friends, staying focused in class can feel impossible. You yawn, your eyes feel tired and the desk [...]

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Around the world in waves: 5 surf spots we love

By on 12/11/2013

From Costa Rica to Sydney and countless beautiful beaches in between, stretches of endless sand and wonderful waves invite those looking for an [...]

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5 travel tips from 5 global nomads

By on 12/11/2013

EF is full of people from around the globe, people that have lived around the globe and people that travel around the globe. Hong Kong, Auckland, Los [...]

Language learning

US vs. UK: Hello there or howdy y’all?

By on 12/11/2013

Hello there! (Or should I say ‘Howdy y’all!’?) Since the Mayflower set sail to settle in the United States, Brits and Americans have been feuding [...]

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How to live like a Hawaiian (It’s all in the language)

By on 12/11/2013

Hawaiians are happy and carefree. Just look at Hawaiian-native, President Barack Obama - so chilled out it’s hard to believe he has one of the most [...]

New York on (two) wheels

By on 12/11/2013

When thinking about bicycle friendly cities in the world, New York isn’t usually the first one to come to mind. Amsterdam – certainly, Copenhagen – of course, Berlin – maybe, but sharing the pavement [...]

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Sort-of-secret London: Top picks

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Sort-of-secret London: Top picks

By on 12/10/2013

Know your way around Trafalgar Square and Oxford Street? Seen Madame Tussaud’s and the London Eye? Ready to delve deeper into what ‘real’ London has [...]

Essential California: Go North or go South?

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Essential California: Go North or go South?

By on 12/09/2013

With over 38 million inhabitants, the 8th largest economy in the world and more land than Italy and Germany, I hereby declare California as king. It’s [...]

Madrid: Go with the flow and never stop

By on 12/08/2013

I love Madrid. It made me feel welcome, at home and very comfortable from the very first day. I’ve met people from all over the world in my past 9 years here. These friends have introduced me to this [...]

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The big bad Bristol graffiti tour

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The big bad Bristol graffiti tour

By on 12/08/2013

Google ‘Bristol graffiti’ and you’ll drown in links about Banksy, the city’s most famous spray can wielding son. In fact, there’s much more to Bristol [...]