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Talk like an American: The essentials
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Since living abroad, I’ve learned that there are a few words and phrases that only American English ...

10 weird and wonderful facts about the Brooklyn Bridge
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The Brooklyn Bridge is not only one of the engineering marvels of the 19th century and a must-see/mu...

Where should I study? New York vs London
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Hot dogs vs crumpets, coffee vs tea, yellow taxis vs black cabs: It’s time to pit New York and Londo...

An all-American game: Baseball explained
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Baseball season is in full swing (pun intended) – and there’s nothing quite like a hot summer night ...

10 reasons to love Miami
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You’ve never been anywhere like Miami – fact. Known as the “Magic City”, Miami boasts a unique and e...

Gap year guide to the US
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There’s no right way to take a gap year, no perfect time to start, and no ideal location to visit – ...

Darth Vader and democracy: Washington D.C. infographic
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Capital cities the world over possess iconic landmarks and rich history, but, as our infographic pro...

10 music festivals that should be on your bucket list
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Every bucket list needs at least one big music festival, and we’re here to help you update your musi...

10 things we bet you didn’t know about Grand Central
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Do you think train stations are boring? Think again. Grand Central Terminal in New York City is so m...

The best beaches in Los Angeles: Our ultimate list
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No trip to the City of Angels is complete without a visit to one of the many beaches. From swimming ...

3 classic US road trips to plan right now
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Road trips are all the rage now, and few countries beat the range and scale offered up by the US. Wi...

Best bites in Boston: dishes and spots you shouldn’t miss
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The city of Boston is known for many things: enthusiastic sports fans, traffic jams and a unique Ame...