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7 iconic TV shows to sharpen your British sense of humor

The British sense of humor is characterized by a dry wit, like your mouth after eating a ton of spicy doritos. Since n...

5 cities that care about the environment

Spinning through April towards us is Earth Day. Held annually on the 22nd of this month, it’s an important day on whic...

The origins of Easter and other mysteries

Easter? What kind of name is that? Rabbits? Why rabbits? Why colorful dyed eggs? There is simply too much that remains...

12 expressions about spring from around the world

This time of year soaks us with new beginnings, bird songs and chocolate bunnies. The Germans have named it “Frühlings...

Is “flow” the secret to happiness?

Can you think of a time when you’ve been so engrossed doing something that everything else melted away? You didn’t che...

10 things you need to know about St. Patrick’s Day

On March 17, everyone’s a little Irish. Even though St. Patrick’s Day is only a public holiday in a handful of places ...

10 ways International Women’s Day is marked around the world

Originally championed and founded by women, International Women’s Day is a global day to celebrate women’s economic, p...

Fun facts about the world’s best architecture

My love of architecture comes from a completely Lego-obsessed childhood. For many, it offers the perfect means to spic...

10 reasons to love Auckland

A nature-first city packed with beaches, harbors, islands, and 48 dormant volcanoes? It could only be Auckland. Long ...

6 Valentine’s traditions from around the world that we love

Ah, romance. Nothing gets the heart fluttering like candlelight, flowers and the sound of sweet nothings. We love it s...

Why study English in London?

Thinking of studying, working or just living in London? My advice: go for it. London has so many fantastic things to o...

10 international films to help you learn a language

Watching movies in a foreign language often requires a little more concentration than usual, particularly if you’re ne...