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10 things you need to know about St. Patrick’s Day
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On March 17, everyone’s a little Irish. Even though St. Patrick’s Day is only a public holiday in a ...

Is “flow” the secret to happiness?
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Can you think of a time when you’ve been so engrossed doing something that everything else melted aw...

12 expressions about spring from around the world
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This time of year soaks us with new beginnings, bird songs and chocolate bunnies. The Germans have n...

6 Valentine’s traditions from around the world that we love
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Ah, romance. Nothing gets the heart fluttering like candlelight, flowers and the sound of sweet noth...

5 things to know about working life in London
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It’s no surprise that many people (especially students) want to work in London. The British capital ...

10 reasons to love Auckland
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A nature-first city packed with beaches, harbors, islands, and 48 dormant volcanoes? It could only b...

10 things you should know before moving to Seoul
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Whether you’re drawn in by technology, culture, or by a desire to learn the language, you’ll not be ...

How to help a student with homesickness: 7 tips for host families
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The key to a student having a fantastic, enriching study-abroad experience is embracing all the new ...

50 unbelievable facts about the world
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Have you ever sat around the table with friends or family, enjoying a perfectly acceptable lunch or ...

10 hidden gems in Honolulu
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On the island of O’ahu, AKA ‘The Gathering Place’, Honolulu has long drawn international visitors wi...

10 reasons to love Eastbourne
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One of England’s most popular coastal towns, Eastbourne is up there with the likes of Brighton and B...

How to celebrate Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere (and why everyone should experience it once)
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Far from snuggling up in warm winter jackets, come December the Southern Hemisphere’s residents are ...