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Hailing from the land of hipsters, I hopped the puddle from Portland, Oregon, USA to my home in Zurich, Switzerland. Surfing, skiing, hiking and biking are my hobbies, but I find my “happy place” in the kitchen.

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EF Talks: Pro cyclist Pierre Rolland on how learning English impacted his career
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EF Talks: Pro cyclist Simon Clarke on moving abroad and learning Italian
Top cycling terms you need to watch the Tour de France
Why and how to shop Singles Day, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday
EF Talks: James Mandl – How important is fluency to getting the job?
EF Talks: Gustav Björling
Why English speakers should learn a second language
10 reasons to love Canada (and head over this year)
The 7 most unexpectedly awesome places to surf