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Simon

Hailing from the South West of England, I’ve swapped the land of scrumptious scones for the Swiss city of Zurich. I love nothing more than exploring new places, which is always an adventure considering my terrible sense of direction. Currently working as a copywriter, you’ll usually find me tasting Swiss chocolate (someone has to do it) and talking about football.

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10 best summer cities in the world
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Life’s just better when the sun is shining. To get you ready for another epic summer study abroad, w...

Hawaii: The Ultimate Visitors’ Guide
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Aloha and welcome to our guide to the picture-perfect American state of Hawaii. Tucked away some 250...

17 language quotes to turbocharge your learning
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You probably guessed it already: We <3 languages like crazy here at EF. And while we write all th...

7 tips on how to deal with culture shock
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Exploring a new culture is one of the most rewarding yet challenging aspects of spending time abroad...

50 things you need to do on your next trip
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You’ve planned, booked and packed, and now your next trip abroad awaits. But with so much to see and...

30 signs you’re addicted to travel
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Once the travel bug bites, there’s no escape. Soon, daydreaming about distant destinations, stuffing...

10 reasons to love Costa Rica (and pack those bags today)
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Pura Vida – it’s a saying, accompanied by a beaming smile, which you’ll hear everywhere in Costa Ric...