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Isabelle

Copywriter, commuter and coffee drinker. I'm not particularly obsessed with the letter C but it just so happens that I also like cake, chocolate, and cats. I'm Swiss but spent most of the 21st century in North America. Find me on Twitter with @isabellesagt

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The best beaches in Los Angeles: Our ultimate list

No trip to the City of Angels is complete without a visit to one of the many beaches. From swimming to surfing and soa...

More questions every first-time study abroad student has

Hooray, you arrived at your destination! We hope that everything went smoothly and your new home away from home is as ...

8 fun Easter traditions from around the world

Easter is way more than some days off to binge on chocolate bunnies and candy eggs: It’s an important religious holida...

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 ...

EF Talks: Louise on how to have an international career that you love

This Q&A is part of a special series of interviews with successful, internationally minded professionals and caree...

Experience Singapore like a local

This article was inspired by Jeric Adriano’s piece 4 ways to experience Singapore (published on the EF Vietnam and EF ...

And the most spoken languages in the world are…

How many languages do you think there are in the world? 1000? 3000? 5371? You’re getting closer. According to the 2009...

How to Tea: An introduction to British tea culture

Even though “A day without tea is a day without joy.” is a Chinese proverb, the British sure have perfected their own ...

10 tips for writing a great international job application

Writing resumes and cover letters are hard. Writing resumes and cover letters in another language is even harder. But ...

How to convince your parents to let you study abroad

Here’s the good news: Studying abroad is the ultimate investment in your future. And here’s the not-so-good news: It’...

Fun facts about the European Day of Languages

In case you are looking for a reason to throw a little party, look no further and put on your party hat right now: the...

Questions every first-time study abroad student has

Getting ready to study abroad for the first time is exciting, but you might have a question or three: What should I pa...