Coffee in Cape Town: 5 coffee shops that call the shots

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Coffee in Cape Town: 5 coffee shops that call the shots

By on 10/31/2014

Coffee is said to have been discovered in Ethiopia - by a goat herder. Actually, by a goat that was particularly energetic and hyper after eating a [...]

6 scary places in London you should visit on Halloween

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6 scary places in London you should visit on Halloween

By on 10/28/2014

It’s no wonder London is known as the most haunted capital city in the world – it’s inspired some of the most famous horror books and movies… and not [...]

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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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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Surefire way to make your CV shine: Study abroad

By on 10/22/2014

After studying English in California for three months, your new and improved language skills are not the only thing you can add to your CV. Check our handy tips on how your time studying abroad can [...]

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

Language learning

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

By on 10/19/2014

“Boy, those French! They have a different word for everything.” ― Steve Martin Ah, le Français! It’s a language that people associate with love, [...]

Travel tips

Get lost: How to explore a new city in 9 easy steps

By on 10/17/2014

"Not all those who wander are lost." - J.R.R. Tolkien Even though it’s both exciting and intimidating, you will never get a second chance at [...]

Language learning

Talk like an American: 6 words you have to know

By on 10/10/2014

People from around the world have chased their dreams to America. From the towering skyscrapers of New York to the grasslands of Idaho, the country is [...]

Culture calling

To Chopstick or Not? Chinese Customs Made Easy

By on 10/07/2014

Everything is different in China, which is exactly why it’s such an exciting place to visit. In order to lessen the effect of the culture shock, we [...]

Travel tips

7 ways to start a conversation on a plane

By on 10/02/2014

We’ve all been there: you’re sitting on a plane, about to enjoy a journey through the clouds, and even if you're lucky enough to have an in-flight [...]