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Erin

An Aussie copywriter and translator in Chile. After living in Spain and majoring in the fine arts of tortilla-eating and arriving late, I moved to this skinniest of countries on the tail end of a year's backpacking in South America. I can't get enough of hiking, spicy food, and buying plane tickets to far-flung lands. (Also jazz. And brand-new notebooks. Oh, and avocados.) Look me up at erinfranceswalton.com

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10 reasons to love Playa Tamarindo (Costa Rica’s hidden gem)

If you’re considering studying Spanish and would like to combine your language studies with world-class nature and a u...

10 things you should know before moving to Vancouver

With many of us currently dreaming of a change of scenery, it’s a great time to start researching and planning ahead f...

How to celebrate Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere (and why everyone should experience it once)

Far from snuggling up in warm winter jackets, come December the Southern Hemisphere’s residents are down to their shor...

Useful phrases for a job interview

Few prospects get butterflies fluttering in your stomach like a job interview. Scary though it seems to sit down and d...

10 reasons to love Dublin

Just saying this city’s name conjures up rich images of history, rolling green hills, spellbinding city lanes, and end...

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...

10 reasons to love Toronto

Visitors to Toronto are often surprised by its size – it’s Canada’s biggest city and actually the fourth largest in No...

Why taking unpaid leave may be the best thing you ever did – and how to best spend it

It can be truly hard to slow down. But anyone who has spent years at work knows that doing just that is one of the bes...

Why a language course abroad is better than a year at school

A great school with great teachers and engaged peers is one of the most important things in a young person’s life. But...

Transferable skills are key to career success – here’s how to develop them and highlight them on your CV

Looking for work, or looking to progress in your current role, is not always a straightforward process. For recent gra...

How to make friends abroad: 6 tips

After the excitement of choosing a city, organizing visas and flights, checking items off your packing list, and sayin...

10 fun facts about languages

There are an estimated 7,000 languages in the world, from Mandarin Chinese spoken by nearly a billion people natively,...