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The only playlist you’ll need this summer
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What is summer without an anthem? Nothing, we say. That’s why we’ve always had an anthem at EF and t...

Top summer pics you have to take this summer
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It’s finally summer and we wish it could last forever. Unfortunately, next thing you know it’s over ...

10 reasons UK weather isn’t as bad as you think (and a whole lot more interesting)
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People who haven’t lived in the UK generally believe British weather is terrible, and prepare for an...

6 crazy facts about time zones that every world traveler should know
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Time zones make logical sense, but they can also be really annoying. How many times have you boarded...

It’s time to put that phone down and experience the world
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It’s easy to see why we’ve all become so obsessed with our phones. They’re incredible devices that g...

10 reasons why travel is the best education (and why life without it would be dull)
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Leaving your own four corners and setting out into the world is the best decision you’ll ever make. ...

Trains, planes, and automobiles – the best songs for travel
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Few things go together like music and travel. A good song can take you further than any plane, train...

10 reasons to love Honolulu
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Replete with tradition and culture, Honolulu has long been a bucket-list-pick for people around the ...

10 reasons to take a “smart vacation”
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If you’re a young professional in today’s fast-paced world, you know that work doesn’t stop at the o...

How to live like a local in Sydney
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Located right on the water, Sydney combines food, nature, fun weekend trips, and intense English imm...

The top 10 must-see sights in Sydney
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If you fancy a trip Down Under, why not start with Australia’s second biggest city? Sydney  is brimm...

5 ways traveling changes your concept of “home”
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Do you know what the traveler’s most feared question is? “Where are you from?” Yep, seems fairly com...