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The origins of Easter and other mysteries
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Easter? What kind of name is that? Rabbits? Why rabbits? Why colorful dyed eggs? There is simply too...

5 reasons to give your kids opportunities you never had
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We know how much you adore watching your child grow, change, learn, and develop their own opinions. ...

The truth about English football
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Football in England is a source of national identity, a reflection of our country and its position i...

Is the future English or emoji?
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In linguistic terms, English rules the world. An estimated 1.5 billion people speak it – 375 million...

The 8 best spring traditions around the world
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As spring surfaces to drive out the last gloomy traces of winter, we can finally start to look forwa...

5 things we’d rather be doing this Valentine’s Day
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Whether you’re single or in a relationship, Valentine’s Day can be a seriously stressful event. Skip...

How to live like an Olympian – Q&A with DeeDee Trotter
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When you have two Olympic gold medals and one bronze under your belt, it might be tempting to hang u...

The best Chinese New Year celebrations (outside of China)
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It’s Chinese New Year again – and what better way to celebrate than joining in the lunar fun in the ...

NorCal vs. SoCal: what’s the big deal?
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“California, the land of avocados, the great outdoors and the world’s best city – San Francisco…”“Ho...

The 5 top fashion mistakes to avoid when traveling
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When planning for your travels, it can be a challenge to decide what to pack. Questions like what do...

10 reasons why Ireland is the best place to study
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Looking for the perfect place to learn English (or indeed study anything else)? Here are ten reasons...

8 places you absolutely, positively must visit in Berlin
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We asked our students in Berlin for their must-visit places in this bustling, fresh city, and this i...