50 reasons why everyone should live abroad at least once

Language learning   |   Travel tips

50 reasons why everyone should live abroad at least once

By on 02/28/2017

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

4 essential road trips in Southern California

Travel tips

4 essential road trips in Southern California

By on 02/26/2017

You're finally in Southern California - the waves are gorgeous, the sun is always out and you're basically living in your shorts and sandals. If the [...]

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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10 German expressions everyone should know

By on 02/24/2017

For many, the German language remains a mystery. It sounds harsh, seems impossible to learn and has absurdly long words (“Donaudampfschifffahrtsgesellschaftskapitän” may be my personal favorite). And [...]

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Learn one of these 5 languages to stand out

Career advice   |   Language learning

Learn one of these 5 languages to stand out

By on 02/21/2017

For most people looking to study another language, English remains the first choice - and for good reason. As the language of diplomacy, business and [...]

Travel tips

10 best hidden gems in Brighton: From coffee to comedy

By on 02/19/2017

Brighton is quirky, cool and chock-full of hidden gems that give this seaside city its undeniable charm. Although I'm a little hesitant to share my [...]

Student life   |   Travel tips

10 best student spots in London: From food to music

By on 02/17/2017

From the best cheap-eats to the coolest art or music venues, we’ve scoured London in search of the places that every student should add to their [...]

Culture calling

Valentine’s Traditions from Around the World

By on 02/14/2017

Ah, romance. Nothing gets the heart fluttering like candlelight, flowers and the sound of sweet nothings. We love it so much we have a day dedicated [...]

Language learning   |   Student life   |   Travel tips

Finding the love of your life abroad – An EF Love Story

By on 02/12/2017

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we thought we’d reveal one our favorite real-life love stories. Meet Rocio and Mauricio – two former EF [...]

Language learning   |   Student life

How do I prepare for a study abroad trip? 12 tips

By on 02/10/2017

Studying abroad is an unforgettable adventure. Period. But before you can become proficient in the language of your choice, immerse in the local [...]

10 reasons to love London

By on 02/07/2017

There are a million and one reasons to love London, but here are my top 10 reasons for why you should jump on the next flight to this cooler-than-cool capital. Seriously, what are you waiting [...]

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5 things we'd rather be doing this Valentine's Day

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

5 things we’d rather be doing this Valentine’s Day

By on 02/05/2017

Whether you’re single or in a relationship, Valentine’s Day can be a seriously stressful event. Should you buy your partner flowers or chocolates? [...]

Back to basics: 10 English words for restaurants

Language learning

Back to basics: 10 English words for restaurants

By on 02/03/2017

Breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, coffee and cake, after work drinks or a just quick bite to eat – there are plenty of reasons to go eat at a [...]