Category: Arts/Music

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Our Stories: Here, There and Everywhere

  The group disappeared behind us; all of London sprawled ahead. It was time for the Fab Four to embark on our very own British Invasion. We bounced to and from every illustrious corner the city provides; from the London Eye to the heights of the Shard, we saw it all. Or almost all. Although …

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Travel Flick Picks: Scotland

BAGPIPES! WAR PAINT! KILTS! FREEEEEEDOMMM!!!!!! This week’s theme for cinematic adventures to inspire your wanderlust: Scotland. RT = Rotten Tomatoes | IMDb = International Movie Database Braveheart (1995) RT: 78%  |  IMDb: 8.4 As Gladiator topped our Flick Picks for Rome, so must Braveheart top Scotland’s. There was a time when grand practical ambitions trumped the CGI-infested waters …

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One Night in Bangkok…

Murray Head’s classic new wave song, “One Night in Bangkok”, is playing in the background.  The College Break marketing team has gathered around to try to make sense of the music video.  Abby, from the Customer Experience team and Eric, a Trip Consultant, have joined us to help dissect this great piece of art. We love …

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Hello: See Adele in Europe

Hello, it’s us. Yes, we realize that joke isn’t clever anymore, but we are pretty darn excited about the announcement of Adele’s 2016 tour; the first in five years! The English singer, songwriter and the heaven’s gift to mankind recently came off of her three-year hiatus and released her third album, 25, sending her fans …

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Cheat Sheet: Famous Art in Florence

It shouldn’t be a shock that Florence is the home of some pretty incredible artwork. UNESCO claims that 60% of the world’s most important art is located in Italy, and about half of this percentage finds a home in Florence. Some of the world’s most talented sculptors and painters hailed from Italy; many of their …

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Rethinking the Best Travel Pictures

Earlier this week, CNN.com posted an article featuring a London artist’s interesting take on photographing famous landmarks around Europe. No, Rich McCor doesn’t bother with finding the ideal Instagram filter or setting a timer for the perfect jumping picture. Rather, he positions creative paper cutouts flawlessly over the tried and true monuments we all know …

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Enjoy Late Night Tapas and Guitar Music in Barcelona

Sit Back, Relax and Enjoy Barcelona Spain is a wonderful mix of the old and the new.  World class museums, bullfights, soaring cathedrals and unforgettable night life are just a few of the activities that make Spain the draw that it is.  When the pace slows down, enjoy an evening of great tapas and Spanish …

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My trip in one word: Patterns

I’ve been with EF College Break for a little over 3 years and I have been extremely fortunate that my job empowers me to travel – something that up until 3 years ago, I didn’t consider something I would do a lot of in life. I’m a designer. This means I create pretty much anything …

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