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10 reasons to love New York

The definition of a bustling metropolis, New York City charms the masses with its dynamic and eclectic character, its diversity and its never-ending options for dining out, shopping and enjoying art and culture. The reasons to love New York are manifold...

9 of the best destinations to enjoy both city and nature

So here’s your travel dilemma: you want to visit a new city because you’re searching for the exhilarating feel of a bi...

How to save for a gap year: 10 things to start with today

If there is one piece of advice that I could offer to anyone, it would be to travel. Travel as much as you can. As far...

Language learning

How to get rid of a foreign accent in English: 5 easy steps

How many times have people been able to guess where you’re from just by listening to your accent when speaking ...

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,...

Here’s how your brain changes when you learn a language – what a University of Tokyo study showed us

In a joint research project with EF Education First and the University of Tokyo, it was revealed for the first time th...

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10 things you should know before moving to Bristol

The alleged home of Blackbeard the pirate and the actual birthplace of Banksy, Bristol is fiercely climbing the ladder of desirable locations for expats and UK transplants as it continues to live a ...

10 reasons to love San Diego

San Diego needs to be on your bucket list. With spectacular weather, outdoorsy culture, amazing shopping, and food so beautiful you’ll spend as much time Instagramming as eating it, this southern Ca...

5 things to keep in mind if you want to travel this summer

Are you dreaming of long days of sitting on a beach, feeling the sun warm your face, and forgetting about absolutely everything? Summer is just around the corner and for most of us, that means a mu...

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Culture

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...

8 fun Easter traditions from around the world

Easter is way more than some days off to binge on chocolate bunnies and candy eggs: It’s an important religious holida...

Is “flow” the secret to happiness?

Can you think of a time when you’ve been so engrossed doing something that everything else melted away? You didn’t che...

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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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