Sushi for beginners (and a few fun facts for the pros)

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

Sushi for beginners (and a few fun facts for the pros)

By on 09/29/2014

Japan's most popular contribution to world cuisine - sushi - is prepared with only a handful of ingredients, but the combination of flavors, textures [...]

8 steps to becoming awesomely comfortable at small talk

Language learning

8 steps to becoming awesomely comfortable at small talk

By on 09/21/2014

At the beginning of almost everything - from friendships, to relationships and careers - there is small talk. Knowing how to start, maintain and [...]

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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Pose, snap, share: An Instagram guide to #NewYork

By on 09/17/2014

Recording and sharing memories is almost as important as making them these days, and Instagram is the perfect platform for documenting your adventures and showcasing them to the world. To help you [...]

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7 top tips for implementing a new online learning program

E-learning   |   Learning and development

7 top tips for implementing a new online learning program

By on 09/17/2014

Even for the most experienced learning and development professionals, implementing a new online learning program can be a daunting task. Although [...]

Language learning

The best way to boost your brainpower? Learn a language.

By on 09/15/2014

If you want to do something good for yourself, learn another language. I admit, posting this here might come across as biased, but scientists are on [...]

Culture calling

Do as the Germans do: A look at German customs

By on 09/13/2014

In the third part of our series on how to behave abroad, we’ll travel back to the old world and give you some tips and tricks on how to blend in in [...]

Language learning

Is there really such a thing as business English?

By on 09/10/2014

Look at the English textbooks in any bookstore and you will find a large number of them with the words 'Business English' in the title. What is [...]

Travel tips

6 tips for packing like a boss

By on 09/10/2014

Ever found yourself desperately stuffing your bag with a random set of clothes a few hours before dashing off to the airport? How about spending [...]

Student life   |   Travel tips

Back to school: 5 reasons to get excited

By on 09/04/2014

After spending a summer full of sun, fun and naps, it’s time to dust those textbooks, follow schedules and study for exams. At first glance, this [...]

Does eLearning have a future?

By on 09/03/2014

This is indeed the six-million dollar question; a crystal ball would come in useful too! Some think that eLearning has reached a pivotal point in its development, seeing it as being on the cusp of [...]

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How to keep your language skills longer than your tan

Language learning

How to keep your language skills longer than your tan

By on 09/02/2014

You just came back from a study abroad trip in California. Your English is super awesome, everyone is jealous of your tan and there’s probably still [...]