11 things you learn while traveling

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11 things you learn while traveling

By on 05/31/2015

“He who returns from a journey is not the same as he who left.” - Chinese Proverb Traveling changes lives and teaches us about ourselves and the [...]

Darth Vader and democracy: Washington D.C. infographic

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Darth Vader and democracy: Washington D.C. infographic

By on 05/29/2015

Capital cities the world over possess iconic landmarks and rich history, but, as our infographic proves, few can compare to Washington D.C. - it’s [...]

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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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Back to basics: 10 English words for flying

By on 05/26/2015

What's more exciting than stepping into the airport, luggage in hand, ready to catch a flight? For many travelers, foreign exchange students, and language learners, nothing is! With so many people [...]

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What now? 5 things to do after your exams

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What now? 5 things to do after your exams

By on 05/24/2015

You've aced your exams, received your high school diploma and have all the time in the world to do exactly what you want to do. There's just one [...]

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10 + 1 music festivals that should be on your bucket list

By on 05/22/2015

Every bucket list needs at least one big music festival, and we’re here to help you update your musical travel itinerary (in no particular order). 1. [...]

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37 million and counting: Tokyo infographic

By on 05/19/2015

With 37 million inhabitants and 2,5 million people commuting into the city every day, Tokyo's size is truly staggering. More fun - and very impressive [...]

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10 things we bet you didn’t know about Grand Central

By on 05/15/2015

Do you think train stations are boring? Think again. Grand Central Terminal in New York City is so much more than a train station, and it has a tennis [...]

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Sun, sand and seaside vibes: Bournemouth infographic

By on 05/12/2015

Bournemouth is as British as tea and crumpets, and it comes complete with some of the best beaches and sunniest weather in the UK. The South Coast [...]

Culture calling

Food facts: A quick culinary tour around the world

By on 05/09/2015

From grandmothers that rule the kitchen in Italy to Vietnam's crazy-cool mix of culinary influences, the wonderful world of food is as varied as the [...]

10 tricky words in English & how to stop misspelling them

By on 05/06/2015

Along with pronunciation and grammar, one of the biggest challenges for English language learners is vocabulary. You may not struggle with new words when speaking, but when the time comes to put [...]

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10 best summer cities in the world

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10 best summer cities in the world

By on 05/03/2015

Life’s just better when the sun is shining. To get you ready for another epic summer, we've compiled a list of the best cities to spend those heavenly [...]

Forever summer: Malta infographic

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Forever summer: Malta infographic

By on 05/01/2015

Malta has it all: Never-ending sunshine, gorgeous beaches and crystal clear waters - what more could you ask for? Well, for starters, Malta is home to [...]