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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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How to improve your written English: 7 tips
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Buying a bus ticket, going to the doctor, finding an apartment, or just, you know, opening your mout...

10 tricky words in English & how to stop misspelling them
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Along with pronunciation and grammar, one of the biggest challenges for English language learners is...

Your guide to moving abroad: 10 things to do before you leave
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Moving abroad is one of the most interesting and exciting things a person can do – but that’s not to...

5 reasons to give your kids opportunities you never had
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We know how much you adore watching your child grow, change, learn, and develop their own opinions. ...

You know you’re fluent in another language when…
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After living abroad for some time – immersed in another culture, history, and language – you feel gr...

Why learning a language is hard & how to make it easier
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If you’re struggling to learn a new language, breathe, you’re not alone. Adults famously find langua...

10 things you should know before moving to Barcelona
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Hemmed in by sea and mountains and full of unforgettable neighborhoods and surprising corners, Barce...

10 ways International Women’s Day is marked around the world
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Originally championed and founded by women, International Women’s Day is a global day to celebrate w...

10 things you should know before moving to Auckland
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Beautiful Auckland has appeared in many liveable city lists and recently came in third in the Mercer...

Gap Year Guide to Australia and New Zealand
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So you’re thinking of taking a gap year to explore Australia and New Zealand? Good on you – as the A...

10 reasons to love Auckland
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A nature-first city packed with beaches, harbors, islands, and 48 dormant volcanoes? It could only b...

What to do when a trip doesn’t go as planned: 4 tips for travel hiccups
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Living and studying abroad is a wonderful experience you’ll remember for the rest of your life. Of c...