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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 make the most of your study abroad trip: 10 tips

Few experiences offer as many learning opportunities as spending time abroad. However, close your eyes, and you’ll fin...

10 things only those who lived in Australia understand

Down Under. The Lucky Country. Oz. No matter what you call it, everyone knows Australia for Sydney, surf, and sand. Bu...

3 benefits to being a digital nomad

The Internet and all its communication perks have given rise to a whole new generation of telecommuters and “digital n...

How to raise bilingual children: 5 methods

The numerous cognitive, academic and social benefits of learning foreign languages have encouraged parents across the ...

How to plan a dream trip on a budget: 7 tips

There’s a common misconception among would-be jetsetters that traveling the world is impossible unless you have ...

A beginner’s guide to traveling on your own

For every person who loves traveling alone, there are 20 others who would rather walk across hot coals. To them, the i...

8 best cities in the world for food lovers

When traveling, living, or studying overseas, becoming immersed in a new culture is an essential part of your experien...

10 most fun languages to learn

There’s absolutely no reason for why learning a language should be boring. Sure, if fluency is your goal all languages...

10 things to do before your student days are over

University life in a nutshell: lectures, study notes, assignments, exams, presentations, and then more exams – a...

Back to basics: 10 English words for flying

What’s more exciting than stepping into the airport, luggage in hand, ready to catch a flight? For many traveler...

10 music festivals that should be on your bucket list

Every bucket list needs at least one big music festival, and we’re here to help you update your musical travel itinera...

3 classic US road trips to plan right now

Road trips are all the rage now, and few countries beat the range and scale offered up by the US. With landscapes to s...