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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 reasons to love Barcelona

Hands up whose heart beats for Barcelona (or will, once they get there). On this magic Earth of ours there are cities ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

9 ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day from afar

If you can’t see your Valentine in person this year, you can still make this Valentine’s Day a holiday to remember. An...

Take a virtual trip with these 10 travel Instagram accounts

Instagram is your virtual window to the world. Follow the right Insta-travelers and you can practically taste, see and...

50 unbelievable facts about the world to make you seem cultured

Have you ever sat around the table with friends or family, enjoying a perfectly acceptable lunch or dinner, and listen...

40 questions to make you a virtual pub quiz master

During these strange and wacky days, where we all find ourselves with lots of spare time, people have been finding int...