Sipping through Seattle, one coffee shop at a time

Travel tips

Sipping through Seattle, one coffee shop at a time

By on 08/29/2014

Coffee isn’t just a pick-me-up in the city of drizzle and beards – it’s a way of life. From boasting the country’s highest concentration of bean [...]

Nice in Nice: Know your way around French customs

Culture calling

Nice in Nice: Know your way around French customs

By on 08/27/2014

One of the top priorities when traveling abroad - right after sightseeing and eating - is to not come across as an ignorant tourist who couldn’t care [...]

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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Student stories

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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Student stories

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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Student stories

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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Student stories

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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Making managers into mentors for learning and development

By on 08/27/2014

What does it take to develop a great mentor? Mentors are a big part of many learning and development programs. The benefits of mentor systems are well documented and mentorship has become part of the [...]

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Top 5 best student cities in the world

Language learning   |   Student life   |   Travel tips

Top 5 best student cities in the world

By on 08/15/2014

If you are a university student, spending one or two semesters abroad has a whole lot of advantages - you can polish your language skills, get [...]

Travel tips

Barcelona from above: the best way to see the city

By on 08/13/2014

As the place where I lived and studied Spanish, Barcelona has a special place in my heart – and I spent a good few hours finding the best places to [...]

Travel tips

Sweet, sweet Bristol: A sugary tour of my favorite city

By on 08/08/2014

Call me biased (since it’s my home town) but I’d say Bristol boasts some of the finest eating establishments in the southwest of England. Thanks to [...]

Language learning

Make English language learning a communal experience

By on 08/07/2014

When you've invested a lot of time and effort into making English language learning in your company an enjoyable and productive experience for your [...]

Language learning

Impossible is nothing: Mastering difficult languages

By on 08/06/2014

Learning a new language takes motivation, determination and time. It can be confusing and intimidating. Sometimes, it’s also very boring because verbs [...]

Learning and development

To game or not to game: the gamification of learning

By on 08/05/2014

Game-based learning or gamification, as some prefer to call it, seems to be all the rage these days. But is all the hype overblown or is adding gaming [...]

3 reasons why I learned Italian (and why you should too)

By on 08/02/2014

“You may have the universe if I may have Italy” ― Giuseppe Verdi Thanks to Italian cuisine, pretty much everyone in the world speaks some Italian (Pizza! Pasta! Spaghetti Bolognese!) But there's [...]

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