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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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12 awesome Christmas traditions from around the world
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There’s a lot to love about Christmas – food, family, friends, and all kinds of other words that don...

Top 5 coolest student cities in the world
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If you are a university student, spending one or two semesters abroad has a whole lot of advantages ...

Sushi for beginners (and a few fun facts for the pros)
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Japan‘s most popular contribution to world cuisine – sushi – is prepared with only a handful of ingr...

To Chopstick or Not? Chinese Customs Made Easy
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Everything is different in China, which is exactly why it’s such an exciting place to visit. In orde...

The time is now: 8 reasons to learn a new language
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Almost everyone can name one language they want to learn – Japanese is on my bucket list. But almost...

4 reasons why a gap year is the best thing ever
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Life can be scary sometimes. So many choices, so many decisions. It can be exhausting to find your p...

The best way to boost your brainpower? Learn a language.
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If you want to do something good for yourself, learn another language. I admit, posting this here mi...

13 thrilling facts we bet you didn’t know about Halloween
3 min read 3 min

Get your adrenaline pumping in a haunted house, carve pumpkins by the bonfire and eat your yearly al...

10 movies that will inspire you to travel the world
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There are different kinds of travel movies – the ones where the main person travels from place A to ...

Career Q&A: How to find a career that makes you happy
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This Q&A is part of a special series of interviews with successful, internationally-minded profe...