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12 ways to make your study abroad trip more sustainable
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As humans living on this planet, it’s up to all of us to help keep our home in good shape. Dealing w...

Sydney, Brisbane, or Perth: Which is the Aussie city for you?
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One thing people often underestimate about Australia is the sheer size of the country. The entirety ...

University drop-out? Use this opportunity to figure out your future
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For whatever reason, you’ve found yourself leaving university sooner than you’d expected. It might s...

5 things to do in Berlin on a budget
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Berlin is bursting with creativity, history, and edginess, making it a captivating city to discover....

How to make your dorm room feel like home
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Moving away from home to study abroad is both an exciting and nerve-wracking right of passage. If it...

5 things to do in London on a budget
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Living on a student budget, you’ll quickly realize your money doesn’t stretch too far in The Big Smo...

6 ways to stay connected to your international friends while at home
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Forging connections with international friends is both rewarding and challenging. At first, the vast...

EF Stories: Elaine from Belgium at EF Costa Rica
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About a year ago, I went to Costa Rica for the first time with EF. I departed from Zaventem with ano...

10 things to know on your first day of studying abroad
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If you’re reading this while preparing for your next adventure abroad, or if you are already in a fa...

Your guide to moving abroad: 10 things to do before you leave
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Moving abroad, whether for a gap year, or a study abroad program, is one of the most interesting and...

The ultimate summer guide to Rome
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Ah, summer in Rome. It makes you think of touring the historic sights, devouring mountains of soft g...

The ultimate summer guide to Brighton
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When the sun is shining, there’s only one place that Brits want to be: by the sea! Since the 1800s, ...