Like a local: Don't make these mistakes on your next trip

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

Like a local: Don’t make these mistakes on your next trip

By on 07/31/2015

You know that feeling you get when you have just insulted someone without understanding what happened? Well, it can happen to the best of us, [...]

8 best cities in the world for food lovers

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

8 best cities in the world for food lovers

By on 07/28/2015

When traveling, living, or studying overseas, becoming immersed in a new culture is an essential part of your experience. As you explore a new land, [...]

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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5 best markets in London you absolutely shouldn’t miss

By on 07/26/2015

You’ll never get bored of London’s eclectic range of markets - they represent of the coolest corners of this capital. Take your pick from hipster hangouts to centuries-old mainstays of London life, [...]

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Multicultural marvel: Toronto infographic

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Multicultural marvel: Toronto infographic

By on 07/21/2015

From a house that's been cut into two (don't ask us why), to the largest underground shopping complex in the world, topped off by literally millions [...]

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

Vacation Communication: Goodbye Postcards, Hello Emojis

By on 07/17/2015

Imagine a time when people went on a trip and you wouldn't hear from them for the whole duration of said adventure: Welcome to traveling the world in [...]

Student life   |   Travel tips

Gap year guide to Asia

By on 07/14/2015

Asia is the ultimate backpacking continent. It’s a region of striking contrasts that’s big on adventure and full of jaw-dropping sights. From [...]

Language learning

Idioms with Isabelle: Food idioms

By on 07/12/2015

Welcome to a new series on the EF Blog: Idioms with Isabelle. I’m Isabelle, below are the idioms. Our infographics will help you use all those [...]

Travel tips

The art of traveling light: 5 tips for packing a carry-on

By on 07/10/2015

My name is Isabelle and I’m a notorious over-packer who somehow always forgets that when it comes to packing, less is most definitely more. Luckily, [...]

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

11 fabulous facts about the Statue of Liberty

By on 07/07/2015

The Statue of Liberty is one of the most famous landmarks in the world - and even though she’s already 129 years old, Lady Liberty still looks [...]

Where should I study? New York vs London

By on 07/05/2015

Hot dogs vs crumpets, coffee vs tea, yellow taxis vs black cabs: It’s time to pit New York and London against each other to find out what's the best place to study. It’s true, no two international [...]

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Spain's sunny center: Madrid infographic

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Spain’s sunny center: Madrid infographic

By on 07/03/2015

From fabulous food to great football and gorgeous monuments soaked in year-round sunshine, Madrid is an urban paradise nestled in the very heart of [...]