13 Reasons Why Winter is Wonderful

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13 Reasons Why Winter is Wonderful

By on 12/29/2015

Winter and I have a love-hate relationship -  we would probably be listed as “It’s complicated” on Facebook. To me, winter is like that relative that [...]

The toe of Africa: Cape Town Infographic

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The toe of Africa: Cape Town Infographic

By on 12/27/2015

From the stunning Table Mountain to world-famous beaches and waddling penguins - Cape Town is full of surprises. And languages. The Mother City’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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Year in review: 5×5 travel lessons we learned in 2015

By on 12/22/2015

‘tis the season to look through Instagram feeds and Facebook timelines: 2015 has seen everything from the birth of the Apple Watch to Justin Bieber’s surprisingly funky comeback and the long awaited [...]

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10 Best Winter Cities In The World

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10 Best Winter Cities In The World

By on 12/20/2015

The w-word gets a lot of bad press. Sure, the warm sunny days of summer are wonderful, but just because the winter days are shorter, the evenings [...]

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

7 tips on how to deal with culture shock

By on 12/18/2015

Exploring a new culture is one of the most rewarding yet challenging aspects of spending time abroad. As exciting as a new destination can be, it can [...]

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9 New Year’s Traditions From Around the World

By on 12/15/2015

Feel like mixing up your New Year’s routines a little and making sure you do everything possible to be blessed with fortune, prosperity and happiness [...]

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8 things to do in London this Winter

By on 12/08/2015

In all of its hectic, iconic landmark-sprinkled glory, London is an enchanting kind of place all year round, but there’s something truly special about [...]

Culture calling   |   Language learning

UK vs. US: language frenemies (part 2)

By on 12/06/2015

If you caught part one of Language Frenemies, then get ready for the second installment of American word spelling vs. British word spelling, as told [...]

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Our 5 favorite Christmas markets in Europe

By on 12/02/2015

It’s almost the end of the year, and you know what that means: it’s time for Christmas markets! They are not only full of festive cheer but also [...]

The letter B presents: 5 must-see places in Bristol

By on 12/01/2015

I’m always up for a challenge, so the assignment for a blog post about Bristol boasting the letter B was a bit bizarre but boldly beautiful. (Just warming up, this is only - drum roll - the [...]

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