Monthly Archives: December, 2013

5 Places for Family Fun in Munich

Germany’s third-largest city and capital of Bavaria, Munich, may not immediately seem particularly child-friendly, but there are plenty of activities that make for a fun family day out. From zoos and museums to boating in the park or flying across a stadium on a zip-wire, there’s something for a sunny day or a rainy day(…)

Brazil’s 12 Stadiums for the 2014 Soccer World Cup

Football is HUGE in Brazil.  The fire and passion of a match, especially a World Cup game, is electrifying and exciting.  The country is currently preparing to host the 2014 World Cup, and there are 12 stadiums around the country that will be used. Even if you do not plan to watch a game, football(…)

The 7 Weirdest College Courses in the World

Access to university education was once extremely limited, in some countries only availableto rich, white men. Now many more people are able to go to college and more students has meant a wider diversity of courses in recent years. Gone are the days of simple English, History and Physics degrees. Now we welcome all sorts of(…)

6 Things to Expect When Dating Someone from Dubai

When people from different cultures start dating, there are bound to be several cultural differences at the start.  These can be confusing, and can also lead to misunderstandings and upset.  A multicultural relationship is fraught with potential faux pas, and makes it even more nerve-wracking that dating someone of the same culture. As a helpful(…)

8 Mistakes Tourists Make in Dubai

The United Arab Emirates’ ultra modern city of Dubai offers glitz and glamour for all.  It is a shopper’s paradise, with a stunning waterfront, the world’s tallest building, and a variety of things to do and see. There are some common mistakes that tourists make when visiting Dubai.  Some are relatively minor, whilst others can(…)

7 Great Places to go to in Greece

Whether you’re a party animal, a beach bum, a family with children or a history buff, we’re sure to find the perfect place for you in Greece. Stretching across three seas (Aegean, Mediterranean and Ionian), Greece has the longest coastline on the Mediterranean Basin and thousands of islands. 1. Athens Greece’s capital and largest city(…)

4 Places to Throw a Wedding Party in Mexico

Next to your choice of partner and the loved ones you invite to witness your union, the location of the wedding is high on the list of priorities for most couples. If you’re marrying a Mexican national or planning on a destination wedding, you might be considering Mexico. Well, look no further for the perfect(…)

4 ‘Dead’ Languages You Should be Learning

 With such a diversity of languages around the world, it’s easy to forget that a few centuries, or many centuries, ago everything was very different. There are an estimated 7,000 languages spoken today – that’s an overwhelming thought, without taking into account everyone who came before us. Below are some late, great languages that had(…)

5 Insider Secrets on Raising a Child With a Peruvian

Congratulations, you’ve found the love of your life and he or she happens to be Peruvian (it looks like you and I have something in common!) Peruvian culture is warm and welcoming, and we’re among the lucky ones who have been adopted into this incredible world. When it’s time to start raising a family with(…)

How to be a Tourist in Thailand: 5 Top Tips

Visiting another country can be a wonderful journey leading to an enlightened outlook on life. It can also be a nightmare that causes you to turn xenophobic and never stray far from your doorstep. The experience is what you make it. You can choose to blend in and enjoy something different (and maybe even strange),(…)