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10 hidden gems in Brighton

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 top 10 (hidden gems will be hidden no more), sharing truly is caring and it would be unfair of me not to ...

10 things you should know before moving to Barcelona

Hemmed in by sea and mountains and full of unforgettable neighborhoods and surprising corners, Barcelona is a beacon f...

10 more fantastic facts about languages

The wonderful world of language offers us endless opportunities for growth and communication and is rooted in a great ...

Language learning

What language should I learn? Here’s how to decide.

Knowing a second, third or even fifth language is awesome, but how do you pick which one to learn (next)? There are ov...

12 funniest words in English

It’s a slightly bonkers challenge to try to identify the funniest words in English out of a vocabulary of 750,00...

12 weird German phrases we should all be using

German is one of the 10 most widely-spoken languages in the world, and an official language in several countries in We...

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Travel

5 spectacular natural wonders you can easily access from major cities

Spending time outside and appreciating nature is good for the soul. Research has shown that connecting with nature can seriously boost your mental health and wellbeing. In some countries, like the U...

6 magical spring destinations for your travel bucket list

After all the holiday hibernation and mornings covered in snow, spring is the perfect time to venture out into the world and discover everything that’s been hiding away. With fun festivals, beautifu...

The quiet side of Los Angeles: 5 spots to help you slow down

One of the biggest benefits of living in Los Angeles is the possibility for constant excitement. You’re always just a few blocks away from something amazing to see or do. But a little slowdown...

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Culture

7 iconic TV shows to sharpen your British sense of humor

The British sense of humor is characterized by a dry wit, like your mouth after eating a ton of spicy doritos. Since n...

5 cities that care about the environment

Spinning through April towards us is Earth Day. Held annually on the 22nd of this month, it’s an important day on whic...

The origins of Easter and other mysteries

Easter? What kind of name is that? Rabbits? Why rabbits? Why colorful dyed eggs? There is simply too much that remains...

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10 most difficult words in English

English can be a real pest, and even native speakers find themselves stumbling over some stubbornly tricky words. Some...

20 English idioms that everyone should know

Idioms. Native English speakers love using them in conversation, and you’ll often find them popping up in books,...

How to learn English quickly: 10 tips

English is a fun language to learn (here are 9 reasons why it rocks), and even though it’s considered an accessi...

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