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3 reasons why I learned Spanish (and why you should too)
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“I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse.”– Charles VSpanish ...

Q&A with EF Global Intern Stefan
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Currently in Brussels munching on waffles and fries, and working at ESN, Europe’s biggest student ne...

Living La Vida Local
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What do humans fear most? The unknown. Most of us feel more comfortable at home than anywhere else. ...

Job huntin’: 8 things every 20-something should know
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Looking for a job can be a full-time gig. From perfecting your CV to preparing for those all-importa...

8 ways in which traveling can make you grow
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Traveling is great. It’s not always glamorous – you could return with a jellyfish sting or no wallet...

24 hours in San Francisco
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San Francisco is a feast. The city exudes so much awesomeness that cramming it into one day only giv...

Top 10 tracks for a California state of mind
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Planning a trip to the Golden State? Or just in the mood for some California love? I’ve got you cove...

How to live like a Hawaiian (It’s all in the language)
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Hawaiians are happy and carefree. Just look at Hawaiian-native, President Barack Obama – so chilled ...

Essential California: Go North or go South?
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With over 38 million inhabitants, the 8th largest economy in the world and more land than Italy and ...

Get your bargain on: 5 easy steps
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Whether it’s Green Market Square in Cape Town, the Bazaar Marzouk in Marrakech or Silk Street in Bei...

5 things we bet you didn’t know about Tokyo
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Here are five things you may or may not have known about Tokyo, host to the 2020 Olympic Games and p...