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10 things you should know before moving to Brighton

Brighton, baby! So, you’re thinking of moving to one of the UK’s most vibrant and exciting cities, complete with a thriving arts scene and a stunning beachfront? Before you pack your bags, have a read of our top tips for moving to one of the most pictur...

10 ways International Women’s Day is marked around the world

Originally championed and founded by women, International Women’s Day is a global day to celebrate women’s economic, p...

20 signs you’ve made a friend for life

Good friends make fantastic memories, but the best kind of friends are the ones with whom you have an unspoken agreeme...

Language learning

4 easy ways to learn Spanish from home

Whether you’re a complete beginner or a half-way decent Spanish speaker already, there’s a lot you can do to improve y...

6 reasons why language learning is important for children

No matter what your plans for the future are, speaking more than one language is always an incredibly useful skill to ...

Learn German with these 5 free podcasts

You dream of conducting a perfect German conversation, but your commitment to it can swiftly disappear behind a misty ...

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10 things you should know before moving to Malta

Wanderlust starting to chip away at you? If you’ve been dreaming of a longer trip to a place where the sun (almost) never stops shining, now is a great time to start planning. Malta, thrown like a ...

Finding love abroad – Janina & Raphael’s EF love story

Traveling abroad is always an adventure – one that holds new surprises each time. For Janina and Raphael one of those surprises was finding love along the way. Read on to find out how their paths fi...

10 things you should know before moving to Dublin

Getting itchy feet lately? There’s no time like the present to start researching and planning longer trips abroad or a big move to your dream city. Dublin, here you come! Amidst all the excitement o...

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Culture

6 Valentine’s traditions from around the world that we love

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

9 ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day from afar

If you can’t see your Valentine in person this year, you can still make this Valentine’s Day a holiday to remember. An...

50 unbelievable facts about the world to make you seem cultured

Have you ever sat around the table with friends or family, enjoying a perfectly acceptable lunch or dinner, and listen...

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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...

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...

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