Valentine's Day Around the World

Culture calling

Valentine’s Day Around the World

By on 01/31/2016

Ah, romance. Nothing gets the heart fluttering like candlelight, flowers and the sound of sweet nothings. We love it so much, we have a day dedicated [...]

How to find the perfect travel buddy: a checklist

Student life   |   Travel tips

How to find the perfect travel buddy: a checklist

By on 01/29/2016

Picture this: you’re studying abroad or have just moved to a new city (or even country) for school or work. You’re super excited to explore your new [...]

Student Stories

Amanda B.

Amanda B. - I was able to practice a language in a beautiful country

Amanda B.
“EF not only taught me many things about myself, but I was able to practice a language in a beautiful country with many amazing people!”

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Student Stories

Edmundo

Edmundo - The EF Barcelona program was a transformative experience

Edmundo
“The EF Barcelona program was a transformative experience! One that left me with unforgettable memories, tremendously fun friends, and a new perspective on life that has continued to shape my character long after my departure!”

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Student Stories

Ali C.

Ali C. - Traveling… with EF was one of the best decisions

Ali C.
“Traveling overseas with EF was one of the best decisions of my life! Being completely immersed in the French language, I learned about the culture and made new friends from around the world.”

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12 tips on how to live with a host family

By on 01/28/2016

Studying abroad is full of adventures - everything is different and exciting, including your new (homestay) family. All of a sudden, you share everything with new people whom you’ve never seen before. [...]

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30 signs you’re addicted to travel

Travel tips

30 signs you’re addicted to travel

By on 01/27/2016

Once the travel bug bites, there’s no escape. Soon, daydreaming about distant destinations, stuffing your belongings in a worn backpack, and heading [...]

Travel tips

10 insanely romantic spots in London

By on 01/27/2016

London can easily give Paris a run for its money as the City of Love. To  prove it, we picked 10 romantic spots in London that help you woo, steal [...]

Culture calling

All about the monkey: Survival guide to Chinese New Year

By on 01/26/2016

February 8, 2016, is the first day of the New Year on the Chinese calendar, and it not only marks the beginning of the Year of the Monkey but also the [...]

Language learning

How to learn Spanish faster: 10 tips

By on 01/21/2016

You know that song “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz? Where he sings, “I throw my Spanish in the air sometimes saying, ‘AAAAYYYOOOOOO, NO COMPRENDOOOOOOO.’” [...]

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

13 Reasons Why Winter is Wonderful

By on 01/18/2016

Winter and I have a love-hate relationship -  we would probably be listed as “It’s complicated” on Facebook. To me, winter is like that relative that [...]

Language learning

17 German Words with no English translation

By on 01/15/2016

I recently moved to the German-speaking part of Switzerland, and as a result, I’ve been trying to pick up German, which is a tricky endeavor. Firstly, [...]

New year – new language? 8 tips to make it happen

By on 01/15/2016

If you need inspiration for the perfect resolution to make 2016 the best year yet, you’ve come to the right place: learning a new language should be your goal for the new year. Why? It will basically [...]

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