How to bus like a boss in the UK

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

How to bus like a boss in the UK

By on 07/19/2017

It’s a fact: There’s no better feeling than exploring a new city, but before you can fill your Snapchat story with pics of life abroad, you’ll have to [...]

A beginner’s guide to British humor

Culture calling   |   Language learning

A beginner’s guide to British humor

By on 05/20/2017

Britain's unique take on humor may seem baffling at first. Heavy on self-deprecation, almost undetectable sarcasm, and constant deadpan delivery, [...]

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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50 reasons why everyone should live abroad at least once

By on 03/14/2017

Warning: Spending a month or two abroad (or indeed moving somewhere new permanently) will induce lifelong wanderlust that no amount of passport stamps will ever satisfy. It will also prove to be a [...]

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10 reasons to love London

Travel tips

10 reasons to love London

By on 03/02/2017

There are a million and one reasons to love London, but here are my top 10 reasons for why you should jump on the next flight to this cooler-than-cool [...]

Language learning   |   Student life

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), [...]

Language learning   |   Student life

9 signs that you’re ready to study abroad

By on 08/18/2016

Studying abroad is an essential part of learning a new language (properly), but how do you know you’re ready to jump on a plane to start an adventure [...]

Travel tips

10 best summer cities in the world

By on 07/08/2016

Life’s just better when the sun is shining. To get you ready for another epic summer, we've compiled a list of the best cities to spend those heavenly [...]

Travel tips

Hawaii: The Ultimate Visitors’ Guide

By on 04/15/2016

Aloha and welcome to our guide to the picture-perfect American state of Hawaii. Tucked away some 2500 miles from the mainland, this Pacific wonderland [...]

Language learning

17 language quotes to turbocharge your learning

By on 04/08/2016

You probably guessed it already: We <3 languages like crazy here at EF. And while we write all the time about what makes us go loco for lingo, we [...]

7 tips on how to deal with culture shock

By on 04/04/2016

Exploring a new culture is one of the most rewarding yet challenging aspects of spending time abroad. As exciting as a new destination can be, it can take time to feel at home after leaving the [...]

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