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7 foods you have to eat in the UK

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

7 foods you have to eat in the UK

By on 05/31/2016

Here in the UK, we neither have the most reliable weather in Europe, nor do we boast the fine-dining reputations of our French, Italian, or Spanish [...]

How to save money while traveling

Travel tips

How to save money while traveling

By on 05/29/2016

You’ve done it: You’re on the road or just landed in a new country, and you’re ready to start exploring, studying, and experiencing. While your [...]

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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Why you should study abroad during your vacation

By on 05/27/2016

We’ve said it before, but we’ll never get tired of it: Learning a language abroad is awesome - at any age and for any amount of time. More and more people recognize the power of studying abroad, even [...]

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The ultimate guide to your summer in Berlin

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The ultimate guide to your summer in Berlin

By on 05/24/2016

Summer is just around the corner, and Berliners are trading in their parkas for T-shirts, leisurely lying in the grass, and covering every square [...]

Language learning

When bad grammar happens to good songs (Episode 2)

By on 05/22/2016

Are you ready to rock the grammar world with our follow-up collection of good songs and bad lyrics? Here’s another eclectic mix of musical treasures [...]

Culture calling   |   Language learning

Talk like a Parisian: the essentials

By on 05/20/2016

If you’ve spent some time around Parisians, you’ve probably noticed some unusual expressions that they love to use. French may be the language of [...]

Travel tips

Sleepless in Seattle – 24 hours in the Emerald City

By on 05/17/2016

Most people know the capital of Washington State from Starbucks, the TV show Grey’s Anatomy, or the rom-com Sleepless in Seattle. However, the city in [...]

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Brisbane: Australia’s most underrated city

By on 05/15/2016

We love every place that boasts almost 300 days of sunshine a year - especially when it’s also one of the most beautiful cities in the world. [...]

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Tour the Sunshine State: 8 must-see places in Florida

By on 05/13/2016

When you hear Florida, you probably think of palm trees, miles of white sand beaches, and, Miami, the hotspot that attracts party lovers as much as [...]

10 confusing English words (and how to get them right)

By on 05/10/2016

Oh English, you tricky piece of work. Just when we think we’ve got you figured out, you go and break a spelling rule or insist on a bunch of pronunciation options for -ough. Dear readers, in this [...]

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The 10 Best Beaches in Malta

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The 10 Best Beaches in Malta

By on 05/08/2016

Bajja is the Maltese word for beach, and if you plan to be in Malta between April and October, you will surely be planning to spend much of your visit [...]

Meet Ruth, an 81-year-old study abroad student

Language learning   |   Student life

Meet Ruth, an 81-year-old study abroad student

By on 05/06/2016

You’re never too old to travel and explore new countries. It sounds like a motivational poster at your doctor’s office, but we have proof: Meet Ruth [...]

9 things you realize when living in Paris

By on 05/03/2016

There is nothing like being a true connoisseur of Paris - knowing the ins and outs of the city and the ways of the Parisians. No matter if you’ve just moved here or if you’ve been calling the City of [...]

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From colazione to dolce: How to eat like Italians eat

Culture calling

From colazione to dolce: How to eat like Italians eat

By on 05/01/2016

The following article was inspired by Rebecca who studied Italian at EF Rome. With her permission, we adapted one of her blog posts about eating in [...]