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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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You know you’re fluent in another language when…

After living abroad for some time – immersed in another culture, history, and language – you feel great. You’ve got na...

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

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

10 fun facts about languages

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

Why learning a language is hard & how to make it easier

If you’re struggling to learn a new language, breathe, you’re not alone. Adults famously find language learning more d...

10 reasons to love Vancouver

Vancouver delights year-round for its outdoor adventures, smiling locals, and truly world-class location. But that’s n...

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 ...

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 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...

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...