The latest on travel, languages and culture by EF Education First


I’m a macaron-loving, coffee-drinking, Swiss-American copywriter. Having grown up on both sides of the Atlantic, I’ve developed a penchant for all things chocolate and the perfect BBQ ribs. More than anything else, though, I love learning new languages and exploring new places.

All articles from Florence

Learn English with these 11 free podcasts
Finding the love of your life abroad – An EF love story
10 reasons to take a “smart vacation”
How to find the perfect travel buddy: a checklist
5 best bakeries in Paris and vocab you need to know
How to make a multilingual relationship work: 6 tips
How to fit in in France: 8 dos & don’ts
How to make the most of your American college experience
Tandem language learning: an introduction
8 tips to ace your first week at a new job
10 things that only those who lived in the US understand
10 hidden gems in Rome