Tag Archives: language

Study Abroad in Germany: The Top 3 Universities

Germany is one of the best places in Western Europe to study as a foreigner for a number of reasons: the country is beautiful, the universities are ranked as some of the best in the world, and the cost of living may be cheaper than what you’re considering at home. Naturally, your choice of university […]


The Most Popular Languages Use Shorter Words

Psychologists at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Memphis released a study published in an issue of PLoS ONE, which focuses on linguistic evolution and why language structures differ throughout the world. The Relationship Between Social and Linguistic Structures The study suggests that human languages actually adapt to their environments, much like a […]


Oktoberfest in Munich: Hostels Worth Checking Out (and Checking In To)

Ah, Oktoberfest. So much tradition. All the rides and games. And we can’t forget to mention the food. It’s no wonder some 6 million people are attracted to Munich each fall to celebrate this annual event. But wait, let’s be honest. It might not be the traditional food, costumes, and carnival rides that are inspiring […]


Orient Yourself in Osaka: Top 5 Tourist Activities in the City

Considered ‘Japan’s kitchen’ (天下の台所), Osaka is the place to go for food, drinks, and culture, and with a population of around 2.6 million it’s easily accessible by bullet train from destinations like Tokyo. Osaka has a lot of to offer the average tourist and the seasoned traveller, and can serve as a great place to […]