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Back to school: 10 ways to make it less painful
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In this day and age, a lot of people wonder why we still even go to school or university when everyt...

What now? 5 things to do after your exams
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You’ve aced your exams, received your high school diploma or finished the year at university and hav...

10 hidden gems in Auckland
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Geographically blessed on New Zealand’s north island, Auckland is dotted with over 50 volcano cones,...

5 fun ways to start preparing for your summer trip today
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The balmy evenings, faint scent of sun cream and long, sunny days: summer is finally upon us. With s...

10 things you should know before moving to Barcelona
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Hemmed in by sea and mountains and full of unforgettable neighborhoods and surprising corners, Barce...

Gap Year Guide to Australia and New Zealand
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So you’re thinking of taking a gap year to explore Australia and New Zealand? Good on you – as the A...

Finding love abroad – Janina & Raphael’s EF love story
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Traveling abroad is always an adventure – one that holds new surprises each time. For Janina and Rap...

10 hidden gems in Manchester
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Manchester’s industrial past combined with a modern hipster vibe make it an iconic British city that...

10 hidden gems in Eastbourne
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Laying claim to the UK’s sunniest town, Eastbourne’s expansive beach, wide promenade and famous pier...

10 things you should know before moving to Tokyo
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Meditative, though crazy busy. Traditional, though avant-garde. Chilled-out, though outlandish. Anci...

10 things you should know before moving to Honolulu
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Living in Honolulu means sandals, sand, surfing, and sunsets, right? Well, sure, those things are th...

10 things you should know before moving to Singapore
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One of Asia’s major financial and trade centers, the city-state of Singapore is a memorable mix of c...