Studying Abroad in California

Do the famous movies and songs that come out of the West Coast of the United States have you California Dreamin’? Has the United States’ most populous state infiltrated your interests? If you’re thinking of studying abroad in the United States, there’s no better state to experience than California. From arid deserts, to lush forests, snowy mountains, coastal cities and all kinds of varied cultures, California truly has it all.  Cal...
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Studying Abroad in England

Are you interested in studying abroad in a country where you already speak the native language, but still want to be immersed in a completely different culture? Do you want to have the option to attend prestigious universities while living in a country with a rich history? England might be the perfect place for you!  England at a Glance:Domestic population: 53.01 million (2011)Capital city: LondonOfficial Language: Englis...
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Should You Study Mandarin in Taiwan or Mainland China?

So you want to study Mandarin, and you want to be immersed - the best way to truly learn a new language.  Wise choice! You’re well on your way to learning one of the most useful and widely-spoken languages in the world. The next question becomes, where should you choose to study? Mainland China, or Taiwan?  Basic Stats:  Mainland ChinaTaiwanPopulation1.35 billion32 millionLand Mass9,596,960 square kilometers(5,963,275 mil...
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Great thanks. But just pointing out that Singapore uses simplified Chinese, and while Malaysia doesn't reckon Chinese as one of th... Read More
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Language Study in Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China, is a lovely little island off the coast of China that very few people seem to have ever heard of. I remember telling my friends that I was going to study abroad in Taiwan only to hear, “Oh Thailand? Cool!” in response more often than not. In reality, Taiwan offers a unique, vibrant, rich culture with friendly people, a great language learning environment, and great food. Taiwan operates usi...
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Study Abroad in South Africa

South Africa is known as the Rainbow Nation and has more than enough diversity to have earned this nickname. With eleven official languages, countless unofficial dialects, and three capital cities, South Africa is an impressive country and a wonderful choice for those looking to study abroad. The complexity of local politics, the wealth of flora and fauna, as well as the fascinating growth of the arts and artistic expression all make So...
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Language Study in Japan

The “Land of the Rising Sun”, Japan is an ancient culture and country that is just waiting to be explored. With some of the most powerful and extensive multinational businesses in the world, learning Japanese could be very useful to your future career prospects. Not only will you be able to visit fascinating temples, wander bustling metropolises, and even perhaps hike mountains, you will be able to make lifelong friends from around the world...
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Study Abroad in Italy

The diverse, beautiful, and historical country of Italy is the perfect place to study abroad. Between the sheer breadth of subjects to study and the enormous amount of delicious food to eat, why would you not travel to Italy? Imagine sitting in a café and watching the elegantly dressed locals pass by while you sip an espresso and then head off to a class on Italian architecture or the Italian Renaissance. As a student, you would have the free tim...
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Hey Cecilia, Thank for this great article. I've also read your South Africa post and I must say you have a great way of getting ... Read More
Sunday, 29 June 2014 16:05
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Dear Ryan, I'm so glad you are enjoying my articles! Italy is a great country to visit and the major cities are fine for those wh... Read More
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Language Study in Spain

Spain is the land of flashy Flamenco dancing, the adrenaline-pumping Running of the Bulls, and the thrillingly messy La Tomatina food throwing festival. This country is a goldmine of activities, delectable food, and delicious drinks, and it is also the perfect place to learn Spanish. Would you rather learn a new language sitting in a classroom or by going out into the streets and shopping at the local market and then sipping sangria at the l...
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A great article! Very informative I need to say. Thanks for sharing!
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Study Abroad in France

France is one of the most popular study abroad locations in the world for good reason. It is a hub for fashion, food, and French. Whether you are looking to increase your language skills, study pivotal moments in history, design a winning clothes collection, or cook up a delectable meal, France is the obvious choice. Plus, this is one of the top destinations in the world for those studying film since the annual Cannes International Film Fest...
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