Language Learning Blog
Choosing what language to learn isn’t a decision that should be taken lightly. There are all sorts of criteria to weigh before you take the plunge. With our Battle of the Languages series, we’re examining the pros, the cons, the what’s, how’s and whys of learning different languages, which may help you reach a decision. […]
Do dreams of tattered mummies wake you at night? Well, if thoughts of cadavers make you shiver in your boots, you might want to stay away from Peru, where mummies are popping up all over the place. The mummies of Peru come in all forms. While societies in some regions practiced mummification during certain eras, […]
Surrounded by dense tropical rainforest, Panama City is the capital and largest city in Panama. Located at the Pacific entrance to the canal, it is a center for commerce, art, history and politics, and was awarded the American Capital of Culture in 2003. But most importantly of all, it’s a popular (if expensive) destination with […]
Forget Christmas, forget New Year’s Eve. Easter is the big one in Spain- the whole country erupts with colorful processions and fizzes with joyful festive spirit during Semana Santa (Holy Week). Semana Santa’s roots can be traced back to the 16th century, when the Catholic Church wished to present the story of the Passion of […]
One of the best ways to learn a new language is to travel through a country where it is widely spoken. When you forgo your own language and make an effort to speak the local lingo, you may find you learn far quicker and make real use of the things you do pick up! This […]
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