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By day, a writer and social media strategist. By night, a TikTok and Columbo enthusiast. American roots but branching out in Switzerland. Say hi on Instagram @emilysfunpicturesharingmachine

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The best cities in the world for thrift shopping
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In a time when sustainability and authenticity are valued more than ever, thrift shopping has made a...

How to overcome the cringe of learning a new language
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Recently, a TikToker went viral for sharing their theory on "Cringe Mountain" — the steep ...

20 words and phrases you didn’t know Shakespeare invented
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William Shakespeare was an incredible writer and poet, but did you know he also single-handedly adde...

Pedal power: 10 English cycling terms you should know before the Tour de France
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EF Education First does not only specialize in language course abroad. The company also has its own ...

10 Victorian slang terms to start using today
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Ah, the Victorian Era — a time of corsets, top hats, and strict societal rules. But did you know tha...

13 medieval words that are ripe for a comeback
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Middle English speakers certainly had a way with words. With dramatic flair and multicultural influe...

How to write a CV: A beginner’s guide for career starters
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For career beginners, writing a CV for the first time can feel daunting, but it’s a necessary step t...

10 romantic French phrases to charm your crush
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Some say it with flowers, some say it with chocolates. But, if you really want to up the ante this V...