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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 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...

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) ne...

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...

10 things you should know before moving to Vancouver

With many of us currently dreaming of a change of scenery, it’s a great time to start researching and planning ahead f...

How to celebrate Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere (and why everyone should experience it once)

Far from snuggling up in warm winter jackets, come December the Southern Hemisphere’s residents are down to their shor...

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, ...

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 ...

How to improve your written English: 7 tips

Buying a bus ticket, going to the doctor, finding an apartment, or just, you know, opening your mouth and having a reg...

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...

Why learn Spanish

Thanks to memes, food, and too much reggaeton on the airwaves, you probably already know a handful of Spanish words. E...

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...

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...