Category: Inspiration

Our Travelers: George Attia on Thailand

At least once in everyone’s life, you have a moment of needing a break. A need to get away from the mundane, day-to-day and to do something for oneself. These periods of thinking about Numero Uno often lead self-discovery and appreciation for the world. EF Ultimate Break Traveler, George Attia, graduated from high school this …

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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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Pictures of the Week: Week of 10/12/15

Hello, travelers and happy Monday! This week for our Pics of the Week we are relishing in people’s nostalgia and featuring our favorite throwbacks from #efcollegebreak. Grab your tissues, put on your favorite travel song and let that single tear roll as we reminisce on your travels… 1. @haveyoumetcarlos- Don’t we all wish we had …

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Our Travelers: Meet Val Sandora

We often describe traveling abroad as a “Once in a lifetime experience,” but who says it literally can only happen once? We sat down with a one of our EF College Break veteran travelers, Valerie Sandora, to find out just how and why she has chosen to travel with College Break over the past four years.  …

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Travel Lessons From the Wizard of Oz

Ok. You caught me. Oz isn’t a real place. However, that doesn’t mean that the underlying messages of the movie can’t apply to the soul-searcher everywhere. Just in case you haven’t seen the Wizard of Oz since ‘92, here’s a refresher: Somewhere in Kansas, Miss Gulch, the crotchety old neighbor women, starts beef with the …

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