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Erin

An Australian-born writer and translator with a passion for education and travel. After finishing university, I moved to Spain, trading in sharks and snakes for sangria and Serrano ham. The call of Spanish then took me across the seas, to Chile, where I'm now based.

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10 things you should know before moving to Honolulu

Living in Honolulu means sandals, sand, surfing, and sunsets, right? Well, sure, those things are there. But when in H...

Your guide to moving abroad: 10 things to do before you leave

Moving abroad is one of the most interesting and exciting things a person can do – but that’s not to say it can be don...

10 tricky words in English & how to stop misspelling them

Along with pronunciation and grammar, one of the biggest challenges for English language learners is vocabulary. You m...

10 things you should know before moving to Singapore

One of Asia’s major financial and trade centers, the city-state of Singapore is a memorable mix of culture, food, mode...

10 things you should know before moving to Seoul

Whether you’re drawn in by technology, culture, or by a desire to learn the language, you’ll not be the first expat wh...

Useful phrases for a job interview

Few prospects get butterflies fluttering in your stomach like a job interview. Scary though it seems to sit down and d...

10 reasons to love Seoul

Can you name a city oozing with history, culture, and food—all topped off with a generous helping of quirkiness? Seoul...

Learning a language is the key to an international future

The benefits of expanding your child’s (or your own) linguistic horizons go beyond the benefits of learning to ...

6 reasons why it’s never too late to learn a new language

It’s well-documented that children with all their intrinsic learning capabilities have a headstart on the rest of us, ...

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...

5 reasons to give your kids opportunities you never had

We know how much you adore watching your child grow, change, learn, and develop their own opinions. But you may also f...

Why learn English – 7 reasons to start investing in your skills

We see you over there, wondering if studying English is a good use of your time. You already speak one language and it...