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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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14 best travel hacks for globetrotters
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As fantastic as traveling is, it can be stressful at times – you have to pack and keep track of ever...

How to keep your language skills longer than your tan
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You just came back from a study abroad trip in California. Your English is super awesome, everyone i...

12 tips to get along with your roommates
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Living with roommates can be an incredibly fun and rewarding experiences that everyone should try at...

12 tips on how to live with a host family
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Becoming a foreign exchange student is full of adventures – everything is different and exciting, in...

10 insanely romantic spots in London
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London can easily give Paris a run for its money as the City of Love. To  prove it, we picked 10 rom...

All about the monkey: Survival guide to Chinese New Year
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February 8, 2016, is the first day of the New Year on the Chinese calendar, and it not only marks th...

New year – new language? 8 tips to make it happen
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If you need inspiration for the perfect resolution to make 2016 the best year yet, you’ve come to th...

Nice in Nice: Know your way around French customs
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One of the top priorities when traveling abroad – right after sightseeing and eating – is to not com...

17 inspiring career quotes you need in your life (now)
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This week, I attended EF’s Careers Beyond Borders in London, where I heard a lot of passionate profe...

Get lost: How to explore a new city in 9 easy steps
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“Not all those who wander are lost.”– J.R.R. TolkienEven though it’s both exciting and intimidating,...

3 reasons to escape winter (and 5 great places to go)
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It’s cold, windy and wet outside; black winter coats and stuffy red noses as far as the eye can see....

8 steps to becoming awesomely comfortable at small talk
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At the beginning of almost everything – from friendships, to relationships and careers – there is sm...