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10 snapshots of summer to inspire you to see the world

Lounging poolside with a book, touring a new city, taking in the sights and spending warm evenings sampling local cuisine – sounds a lot like summer. Our students from around the world have been spending their summer months learning a language and disco...

8 Shakespearean insults to win arguments with your friends

Do you usually lose arguments with your buddies? Are you often the butt of the joke in your friendship group and you w...

10 hidden gems in Vancouver

Yes, you can hike, ski and set sail to see a local pod of orca whales – everyone knows what Vancouver is famous for! ...

Language learning

Why learn English in Canada

Canada has long trailed other sought-after destinations for English language learners (we’re looking at you, US and Au...

10 weird and totally relatable words in 10 languages

Part of the magic of learning a new language lies in discovering peculiar and unique new words. No matter how elaborat...

Gap year guide to Europe

Gap years come in a variety of destinations and itineraries: Learning a language, getting international experience, or...

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Travel

5 fun ways to start preparing for your summer trip today

The balmy evenings, faint scent of sun cream and long, sunny days: summer is finally upon us. It certainly feels like we waited long enough for it! With sunshine and new surroundings on the brain, i...

5 of the most Instagrammable places in London

If you’re exploring London (or hoping to travel there soon) and you’re trying to take the perfect Instagram photo of your trip to show your friends how much fun you are having, there are many cool l...

5 things to know about working life in London

It’s no surprise that many people (especially students) want to work in London. The British capital is not only a hub for international business, but also creates the perfect scenario for people to ...

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Culture

10 movies & TV shows to get you stoked to travel

Going abroad? Good choice! You’ve bought the plane ticket, your itinerary is set and you’ve done some research on your...

From colazione to dolce: How to eat like Italians eat

The following article was inspired by Rebecca who studied Italian at EF Rome. With her permission, we adapted one of h...

How to survive in New York: 5 essential tips

The hustle and bustle combined with the fairytale magic of New York is what makes it a dream destination for many peop...

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40 questions to make you a virtual pub quiz master

During these strange and wacky days, where we all find ourselves with lots of spare time, people have been finding int...

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...

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,...

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