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Alex W

Born and raised in the North of England, I'm a huge fan of all things green and hilly. My passion for travel was sparked by international rowing, and I’ve been lucky enough to collect passport stamps from all over the world. Find me on Instagram @lexylouisewood

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10 most breathtaking road trips around the UK and Ireland
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Living or studying in the UK or Ireland is a perfect opportunity to spend long weekends or holidays ...

EF Talks: Ms Gordon, a star EF host, on the power of a hug
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On a chilly autumn morning in London, Ms Gordon opened her front door and greeted us with a warm emb...

EF Talks: Rita, a seasoned EF host, on the art of a warm welcome
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We first met Rita at her home in Brighton, England. With her kind eyes and happy nature, Rita made u...

EF Talks: Barbara, a star EF host, on opening her home to the world
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With a lively and gentle dog named Guinness greeting every visitor with equal enthusiasm, grandchild...

Why choose a host family when learning a language abroad
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When it comes to traveling, many of us convince ourselves that it will be too overwhelming to ventur...

6 reasons to share your home with an international student
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When it comes to sharing, many of us share our lives with our friends, our families, and our neighbo...