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Go-to meals for host families

Sharing your culture with your international students at meal times is an easy way to welcome them into your home – an...

10 best cities in the world for sports fans

Sport excites, unites and brings people around the world together in a way that few other things can. From the world’s...

10 Netflix shows to learn German with

Let’s be totally honest – learning German is hard. The grammar, the vocabulary and the pronunciation are tricky and so...

Fun facts about the world’s best architecture

My love of architecture comes from a completely Lego-obsessed childhood. For many, it offers the perfect means to spic...

How to help a student with homesickness: 7 tips for host families

The key to a student having a fantastic, enriching study-abroad experience is embracing all the new experiences and th...

EF Talks: Rita, a seasoned EF host, on the art of a warm welcome

We first met Rita at her home in Brighton, England. With her kind eyes and happy nature, Rita made us feel welcome fro...

Why is the world obsessed with Korea?

Since Gangnam Style took the world by storm in 2012, weird and wonderful news stories about South Korea pop up literal...

How to learn Korean fast – 5 tips

It’s getting harder and harder to predict what attributes will set us apart in the job market of the future. Mastering...

Top cycling terms you need to watch the Tour de France

I love to ride bikes. I commute, mountain bike, join weekly group rides and even track my rides with an app to push my...

A beginner’s guide to K-pop

I’ve loved K-pop – a genre of popular music originating in South Korea – since high school. My best friend at that tim...

Valentine’s Traditions from Around the World

Ah, romance. Nothing gets the heart fluttering like candlelight, flowers and the sound of sweet nothings. We love it s...

A quick guide to Chinese New Year

January 28, 2017, is the first day of the New Year on the Chinese calendar, and it not only marks the beginning of the...