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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 Bristol

The alleged home of Blackbeard the pirate and the actual birthplace of Banksy, Bristol is fiercely climbing the ladder...

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 ...

15 English abbreviations you need to know

Everyone loves a bit of code, and acronyms and abbreviations are great little tools that make communication faster and...

10 things you should know before moving to Oxford

Ever dreamed of living in the City of Dreaming Spires? With its impeccable history stretching straight back through cu...

10 reasons to love Barcelona

Hands up whose heart beats for Barcelona (or will, once they get there). On this magic Earth of ours there are cities ...

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 ...