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6 Top Hostels in Ecuador –Ready to Welcome You With Open Arms (and a Comfy Bed!)

In many aspects, Ecuador is a backpacker’s dream. This is one of the countries in Latin America where you’ll be able to put your skills in thriftiness to good use and can make your dollar go far. In fact, you will literally be using dollars while vacationing in Ecuador–they dropped the native sucre and made […]


The Gringo’s Guide to New Year’s Traditions in Latin America

Every holiday comes with its own traditions around the world, and New Year’s is no different. For most people in the United States, the festivities include watching the ball drop in Times Square, a final 60-second countdown, and kissing someone as the clock strikes midnight. With a glass of champagne in hand, everyone sings–or more […]


4 Hostels to Consider for Your Paris Vacation

Few people think of Paris as a budget-friendly vacation destination, so any chance to save a few dollars is welcomed by travelers. Luckily, hostels are sprinkled throughout the city and offer vacationers the opportunity to stick to a budget (because, let’s face it–wouldn’t you rather spend that extra money at a wine bar?). Here are […]


One Couple, Two Languages: How Modern Families Handle Linguistic Differences

They say relationships are hard, and those of us with partners who speak another language may be in some of the most difficult relationships of all. While love is universal, so are other fundamental human emotions. And when it becomes difficult to express those emotions in words that both parties can equally understand and appreciate, things […]


Budget-Friendly Places to Stay in St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg is a perfect destination for history lovers, Russian language enthusiasts, and really anyone looking to explore one of the most beautiful cities ever written about. If you’re planning on staying in St. Petersburg but find yourself wanting to keep costs low, check out our list of cheaper places to stay that will let you […]


4 Jaw-Droppingly Beautiful Destinations to Visit in Peru

Peru is a land of tradition and ancient beauty. Can you find trendy restaurants, rooftop bars, chic hotels, and other contemporary staples of cosmopolitan cities around the world? Yes, of course, particularly in a few of Lima’s most developed neighborhoods. But chances are, if you’re coming to Peru, you’re not looking for the shiniest, newest […]


Language Teachers: What to Know When Teaching Groups

Feeling overwhelmed by the thought of teaching a large group? Don’t sweat it. Our teaching experts understand the unique challenges that arise with group work, and are armed with great tips and tricks that will help your group class run as smoothly as possible. This article will provide you with creative ideas and advice that […]