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Sonja

A Swiss gal, born and raised in London, I left behind the bustle of the city and returned to the land of skis and cheese. Usually somewhere buying near-obscene amounts of lipstick or (very subtly) stalking neighborhood dogs. Say hi @sonjost.

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10 snapshots of summer to inspire you to see the world

Lounging poolside with a book, touring a new city, taking in the sights and spending warm evenings sampling local cuis...

10 weird and totally relatable words in 10 languages

Part of the magic of learning a new language lies in discovering peculiar and unique new words. No matter how elaborat...

5 fun ways to start preparing for your summer trip today

The balmy evenings, faint scent of sun cream and long, sunny days: summer is finally upon us. It certainly feels like ...

10 more fantastic facts about languages

The wonderful world of language offers us endless opportunities for growth and communication and is rooted in a great ...

10 reasons to love New York

The definition of a bustling metropolis, New York City charms the masses with its dynamic and eclectic character, its ...

11 bits of WhatsApp slang you need to master today

In the soulful words of Bob Dylan, the times they are a-changin’. Gone are the days of carefully crafted letters...

5 reasons to learn a new language this spring

Spring brings plenty of change with it – blossoming flowers, baby animals, and the first rays of sunshine are on...

Finding love abroad – Janina & Raphael’s EF love story

Traveling abroad is always an adventure – one that holds new surprises each time. For Janina and Raphael one of those ...

10 English slang terms you need to know in 2021

Last year’s slang? Forget it. It’s gone – tragic. I’ve taken a humble pledge to keep you up-to-date on the ins and out...

The 10 most popular GO articles you should have read in 2020

It goes without saying that this year wasn’t what any of us expected. However, though strange and unprecedented, these...

Finding love abroad – Camila & Peter’s EF love story

When our students embark on a language trip abroad, they never know what they might find along the way – for some, it’...

10 English slang terms you need to know in 2020

With a new year comes a whole host of novel, oft-perplexing slang terms. Just as quickly as they fly in, they seem to ...