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Isabelle

Copywriter, commuter and coffee drinker. I'm not particularly obsessed with the letter C but it just so happens that I also like cake, chocolate, and cats. I'm Swiss but spent most of the 21st century in North America. Find me on Twitter with @isabellesagt

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14 best travel hacks for globetrotters
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As fantastic as traveling is, it can be stressful at times – you have to pack and keep track of ever...

9 books that will inspire you to travel the world
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“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” – Jhumpa LahiriReading...

How do I prepare for a study abroad trip? 12 tips
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Studying abroad is an unforgettable adventure. Period. But before you can become proficient in the l...

How to make a long-distance relationship work: 11 tips
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Falling in love (in this case with a person, not a place) can be one of the many awesome side effect...

A quick guide to Chinese New Year
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January 28, 2017, is the first day of the New Year on the Chinese calendar, and it not only marks th...

What language should I learn? Here’s how to decide.
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Knowing a second, third or even fifth language is awesome, but how do you pick which one to learn (n...

5 best student cities in the UK
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Becoming a university student is hard work. First, you need to find the right major at the perfect s...

How to memorize new vocabulary faster: 9 tips
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No matter how good your grammar is, if you don’t know any words that you can use it with, you (liter...

New year, new language – 8 tips to make it happen
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If you need inspiration for the perfect resolution to make this the best year yet, you’ve come to th...

Best of 2016: Most popular articles
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I think we can all agree that 2016 was a challenging year, but there were a few bright spots. Like t...

The ultimate gift guide for travelers
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No matter if you need gifts for the holiday season, a birthday, or just because – our blogging trave...

12 awesome Christmas traditions from around the world
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There’s a lot to love about Christmas – food, family, friends, and all kinds of other words that don...