How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Like an American

Thursday 28th November is Thanksgiving 2019 in the US, and what a great time to be there! This holiday is traditionally celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November, as decided by President Roosevelt in 1941. However, it’s a tradition dating back to the 17th century, when native Wampanoag Indians a … Read more

EC English Halloween activities

EC Destinations That Scream Hallowe’en!

Hallowe’en is becoming more and more of a popular celebration every year. It’s a time when you see kids running through the streets knocking on doors for sweets and candies. You will notice people hanging decorations of ghosts and witches in the windows of their homes and businesses. The weather is … Read more

The Wharf DC

Washington, DC: More than just politics

When you think of Washington, DC, the first words that pop into your mind could be: president, White House, and politics. But you might be surprised to know that there is a lot more to the capital of the USA than just politics! Check out some more authentic activities you can get up to while studyin … Read more

Volunteering in Cape Town

This is your chance to volunteer with animals or children on your study-abroad trip to South Africa. EC Cape Town English school is proud to announce the launch of exciting new volunteer programmes. Work with animals Do you want to work with animals? Wildlife volunteers can choose to work on an elep … Read more

EC Malta’s 3 Cities by Night Tour

The activities and leisure programme are a much-loved part of all EC schools’ timetables. Specially tailored to suit each destination, each one is unique and great in its own way. These activities tend to change weekly or fortnightly, or depending on what’s popular at the time of year. In EC Malta, … Read more