Boston is home to over 100 Colleges, Universities and research centers, giving the city both a strong academic edge and a large student population, with a young and friendly atmosphere - the perfect place for you to make lifelong friends as you begins your english learning adventure. Boston's universities have greatly influenced its culture, including the creation of an active theatre scene in the city, providing you with many entertaining performances throughout the year.
The cultural scene in Boston has also been enriched by a long and uneasy history; several major events during the American Revolution took place here, including the famous Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Bunker Hill. Living in Boston, you have the chance to relive these rebellious past events as you take an exciting tour of the city's "Freedom Trail' of historical sites and visit its many museums, or for the bravest few, tour Boston's darker side on one of its "Ghosts and Gravestones" tours.
The surrounding area of New England is famous for its natural beauty, especially during the colourful autumn season. In the winter, students enjoy skiing on the mountains of Vermont and New Hampshire. In the summer, the delightful beaches of New England attract students looking for relaxation on the weekends. Throughout the year, Bostonians take advantage of all of the exciting outdoor activities that New England has to offer, such as skating, hiking, canoeing and camping.
Boston's climate is seasonal with hot summers and cold winters. On average, it rains mostly during the spring and summer months. Snow is common in the winter, making for wonderful cross-country and downhill skiing opportunities in the New England area.
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