Beyond the Brandenburg Gate: 10 hidden gems in Berlin

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Beyond the Brandenburg Gate: 10 hidden gems in Berlin

By on 11/29/2016

Walking around the Brandenburg Gate and snapping pictures in front of the Reichstag are must-do's for anyone visiting Berlin, but dig a little deeper [...]

How to get rid of your fear of flying: 8 tips

Travel tips

How to get rid of your fear of flying: 8 tips

By on 11/28/2016

For some travelers, flying is a frightening affair. Even though it’s a fact that airplane crashes are rare, no well-intended “But it’s never been [...]

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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10 benefits of studying abroad longterm

By on 11/26/2016

Learning a new language abroad is one of the most rewarding things you can do: it's great for your brain (yes, being bilingual really is better), great for your confidence and great for your career. [...]

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Thanksgiving for beginners

Culture calling

Thanksgiving for beginners

By on 11/23/2016

Thanksgiving - celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November - is the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas songs try to say otherwise, but it [...]