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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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Why a language course abroad is better than a year at school
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A great school with great teachers and engaged peers is one of the most important things in a young ...

10 reasons why you should spend the summer in Malta
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With 7000 years of history and an 8-month long summer season, Malta is a unique, always-sunny island...

10 reasons why New Zealand is the new hot spot to study
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When planning to study abroad in the Southern Hemisphere, many students have their hearts set on Aus...

Why learn English in South Africa
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Set on studying English abroad, but still wondering where to go? South Africa may be not on the top ...

Why learn English in Australia
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Australia. Even its name evokes wanderlust. Almost everyone knows someone who’s traveled to or studi...

10 reasons to love Playa Tamarindo (Costa Rica’s hidden gem)
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If you’re considering studying Spanish and would like to combine your language studies with world-cl...

Dropped out of uni, now what? 10 things to do to rebound
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You were all ready to be university’s boss. Things started out well – but then, the unthinkable happ...

5 best ways to learn Spanish
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Spanish is a language with advantages stamped all over it. It’s the mother tongue of more than 405 m...

How to live like a local in Sydney
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Located right on the water, Sydney combines food, nature, fun weekend trips, and intense English imm...

Your teacher wishes you knew this about language learning
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Most language learners hit a wall at some point. Perhaps your progress hasn’t been as quick as you’d...

Perth is bucket list material. Here’s why
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Closer to Bali than Sydney, Perth is both Australia’s most remote large city and one of its most liv...

How to learn a language faster – 4 easy techniques
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So you’re itching to study abroad in Spain, go on a road trip around the US, or spend a summer surfi...