Ace the academic year with these 5 tips

Student life

Ace the academic year with these 5 tips

By on 08/30/2015

In order to help you ace your academic year, I’ve put together five tips that go beyond the usual, “DRINK ALL THE COFFEE IN THE WORLD!” idea. 1. Be [...]

Single and love to travel? 5 ways to make a solo trip fun

Travel tips

Single and love to travel? 5 ways to make a solo trip fun

By on 08/28/2015

If you are single you've probably encountered this problem: Holidays are nearing and you want to spend them traveling like everyone else, but there's [...]

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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The ultimate London playlist: From The Clash to Adele

By on 08/25/2015

London without music is, well, not London at all. Whether Londoners are dancing to A-list stars in gigantic stadiums or championing up and coming acts in small venues, the city lives for music. [...]

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How to plan a dream trip on a budget: 7 tips

Travel tips

How to plan a dream trip on a budget: 7 tips

By on 08/23/2015

There's a common misconception among would-be jetsetters that traveling the world is impossible unless you have a limitless credit card (and someone [...]

Career advice   |   Student life

11 tips for getting a job without experience

By on 08/21/2015

Everyone who starts out in the working world will encounter the dreaded Permission Paradox: you cannot find a job without experience, yet you cannot [...]

Culture calling   |   Language learning

Like a local: 11 bits of London slang you should know

By on 08/14/2015

It’s time to delve into the world of Cockney rhyming slang, my old China. There will be no porkies here just a straightforward guide to keep you out [...]

Language learning

11 brand-new English words you need to learn this week

By on 08/11/2015

The Oxford English Dictionary gets updated with popular new words several times a year. As we’re all about expanding vocabularies, we picked our [...]

Travel tips

A beginner’s guide to traveling on your own

By on 08/09/2015

For every person who loves traveling alone, there are 20 others who would rather walk across hot coals. To them, the idea of solo travel is filled [...]

Student life   |   Travel tips

How to save for a gap year: 10 things to start with today

By on 08/07/2015

If there is one piece of advice that I could offer to anyone, it would be to travel. Travel as much as you can. As far as you can. As long as you can. [...]

50 reasons why everyone should live abroad at least once

By on 08/04/2015

Warning: Spending a month or two abroad (or indeed moving somewhere new permanently) will induce lifelong wanderlust that no amount of passport stamps will ever satisfy. It will also prove to be a [...]

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10 weird and wonderful facts about the Brooklyn Bridge

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

10 weird and wonderful facts about the Brooklyn Bridge

By on 08/02/2015

The Brooklyn Bridge is not only one of the engineering marvels of the 19th century and a must-see/must-photograph spot when visiting New York - it’s [...]