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10 hidden gems in Honolulu

On the island of O’ahu, AKA ‘The Gathering Place’, Honolulu has long drawn international visitors with promises of sun...

Having friends around the world will make you an all-round more awesome person – here’s why

Why be friends with someone who lives thousands of miles away? Why not just nip around the corner to your long-term be...

10 celebrities that have studied or taught abroad

Celebrities, they’re just like us except with better hair and a prettier Instagram feed. They love to hop on a plane a...

How to make friends abroad: 6 tips

After the excitement of choosing a city, organizing visas and flights, checking items off your packing list, and sayin...

Studying abroad can transform your academic future – here’s how

New places, new foods, new faces – studying abroad appeals to our curiosity and sense of adventure. Many people say th...

Back to school: 10 ways to make it less painful

In this day and age, a lot of people wonder why we still even go to school or university when everything has become re...

How to be new in a new city

The idea of moving abroad and starting life in a new city might be daunting, but it’s also a super exciting opportunit...

Here’s how language learning abroad looks during COVID-19

This year hasn’t quite been what anyone imagined. With the unprecedented challenges arising from COVID-19, we’ve all h...

5 ways to make the best of your host family experience

Living abroad is one of the most enriching experiences a person can have. One of the best ways to have an authentic ex...

10 hidden gems in Boston

Boston: home of the Red Sox, Harvard University and Mark Wahlberg. For a properly authentic Boston experience, trade t...

10 ways to expand your horizons while you’re stuck at home

Having to stay at home for prolonged periods of time can be frustrating. It’s easy to feel irritable, bored or restles...

15 signs you studied abroad with EF

Studying abroad is an experience unlike any other. It will open doors you never imagined and bring you down paths you ...