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12 best Christmas songs from around the world
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All I want for Christmas is… carols! The holidays are not only the perfect occasion to spend time wi...

10 benefits of studying abroad longterm
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Learning a new language abroad is one of the most rewarding things you can do: it’s great for your b...

And the most beautiful languages in the world are…
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There are over 6900 distinct languages in the world today, but which ones are the most beautiful of ...

9 signs that you’re ready to study abroad
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Studying abroad is an essential part of learning a new language (properly), but how do you know you’...

Bilingual is Better! (and here’s why)
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“The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.”– Ludwig WittgensteinLanguage fuels our brai...

10 best places in the world to learn a language
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So, you are thinking of learning a foreign language abroad. Great! You’re about to embark on a journ...

Gap Year Guide to Europe
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Gap years come in a variety of destinations and itineraries: Learning a language, getting internatio...

13 Japanese Words With No English Translation
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Whether it’s seeing majestic Mount Fuji from your window on a bullet train, eating your weight in Ka...

Talk like a Parisian: the essentials
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If you’ve spent some time around Parisians, you’ve probably noticed some unusual expressions that th...

Meet Ruth, an 81-year-old study abroad student
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You’re never too old to travel and explore new countries. It sounds like a motivational poster at yo...

Hail to the gap year
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Gap years took the internet by storm this weekend when first daughter Malia Obama announced that she...

How to make the most of your first study abroad trip
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Few experiences offer as many learning opportunities as spending time abroad. However, close your ey...