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Linda

I’m a German-Oregonian writer who also loves yoga, figure skating, reading, snowboarding, painting, traveling, and languages. I was raised on an actual island in Oregon’s rainy Willamette Valley and migrated to Hamburg, Germany ten years ago. I heeded the call to Zurich to be closer to the mountains, alpine lakes, and to start my next adventure.

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Studying abroad can transform your academic future – here’s how

New places, new foods, new faces – studying abroad appeals to our curiosity and sense of adventure. Many people ...

5 ways to keep kids busy and motivated at home

When your child steps outside of the classroom, their learning doesn’t stop there. Another great place for your child ...

10 tips for moving abroad on your own

Whether it’s to learn a new language, accept a job offer, or start your studies, moving abroad changes your life. Ste...

10 things no one tells you about tipping in the US

Visitors to the US are often baffled by our tipping culture. It’s true – it’s a wild monkey you have to learn to tango...

10 movies & TV shows to get you stoked to travel

Going abroad? Good choice! You’ve bought the plane ticket, your itinerary is set and you’ve done some research on your...

5 tried and tested tips for getting the most out of any trip

I’m addicted to traveling. My mother flew between Germany and the US while she was pregnant with me. Somewhere over th...