Tag Archives: San Francisco

#TheFastFive Thanksgiving 101: Everything you need to know about American Thanksgiving

#TheFastFive Thanksgiving 101: Everything you need to know about American Thanksgiving

It’s that time of the year again- leaves are falling off the trees, blanket scarves are being worn by the masses, and pumpkin spice lattes are sipped in unison. It is probable that you may have heard about Thanksgiving; maybe you have even been invited to Thanksgiving dinner! To many international students, Thanksgiving is a

Putting the ¢ back into the City: NYC & San Fran on a budget

Let’s face it – students aren’t often the richest of people. This can be especially true for those studying internationally. Spending on tuition, textbooks, accommodation and your social life can be hard on your bank account! Being an international student on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy all that your city has to offer,

3 Fantastic Reasons to Study English in San Francisco this Summer

The great city of San Francisco is best known for the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and Lombard Street, but there is more to the city than a bridge, a prison, and a steep road. San Francisco has a long history of vibrant creativity and cultural diversity, and it could be the place for the best day ever this summer with ILSC Junior Camps.

San Francisco Transit Guide

Contributed by Arthur Fong, Accommodations Coordinator at ILSC-San Francisco San Francisco is one of the most aesthetic cities in the world. However, making plans to travel in and around San Francisco can present daunting choices. Do you catch the bus, take the subway, or ride the train? Let’s answer these questions…but first: Know the common

Afternoon Ambles: Japantown

Contributed by Lindsay Ellen Howland, CSR and Foreign Language Program Coordinator, ILSC-San Francisco In a city brimming with brunch spots (and the notorious lines that lead there) and dotted with lunch dates or dinner reservations, sometimes our days seem defined by the big meals we eat. But what about that delicious sweet spot, right between your

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