EF GO Blog | EF Global Site (English)
The latest on travel, languages and culture by EF Education First
MenuFree Brochure


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.

All articles from Erin

10 things you should know before moving to Seoul
min read min

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

Useful phrases for a job interview
min read min

Few prospects get butterflies fluttering in your stomach like a job interview. Scary though it seems...

10 reasons to love Seoul
min read min

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

Learning a language is the key to an international future
min read min

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

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

It’s well-documented that children with all their intrinsic learning capabilities have a headstart o...

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

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

Transferable skills are key to career success – here’s how to develop them and highlight them on your CV
min read min

Looking for work, or looking to progress in your current role, is not always a straight-forward proc...

10 fun facts about languages
min read min

There are an estimated 7,000 languages in the world, from Mandarin Chinese spoken by nearly a billio...

10 reasons to love Vancouver
min read min

Vancouver delights year-round for its outdoor adventures, smiling locals, and truly world-class loca...

10 things you should know before moving to Bristol
min read min

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

10 reasons to love San Diego
min read min

San Diego needs to be on your bucket list. With spectacular weather, outdoorsy culture, amazing shop...

10 things you should know before moving to Oxford
min read min

Ever dreamed of living in the City of Dreaming Spires? With its impeccable history stretching straig...