Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Top 7 Must-Do Tourist Activities in Mexico

Mexico offers visitors hundreds of destinations, from major cities to tucked away villages. Likewise, the number of activities to choose from can be overwhelming. If you’re planning a trip to Mexico soon, here are 7 of the top activities you’ll want to consider for a truly memorable experience: 1) Snorkel with turtles in Playa del(…)

9 Russian Idioms: Throwing Peas and Milking Chickens

Taking on the task of learning Russian is no easy feat. Not only do you need to get your head around tenses, grammar and the accent, but you need to learn a whole new alphabet too. It’s certainly not one of the easiest languages to learn if your first language is English, but don’t be(…)

The 5 Most Marvelous Hostels in Mexico

Mexico makes for a fantastic Latin American travel destination thanks to its incredible culture, delicious food, diverse landscape, and welcoming people. Even better, travelers who are budget conscious won’t miss out on all the fun. Many attractions are affordable, and some are even free. If you’re visiting Mexico – whether it be Cabo or Cancún – you’ll(…)

Eggs and Donkeys: 7 Portuguese Idioms

Portuguese is, along with Spanish, the fastest growing language after English! You would do well to get some local sayings in your language repertoire – and what better to learn than some typical Portuguese idioms? You can puzzle over the individual words until the cows come home, but you’re not likely to work out their(…)

7 of the Top Kid-Friendly Places in Mexico City

Many people are surprised to learn that Mexico City has lots of attractions that are perfect for families. While travel outside the city will take you to incredible ancient ruins and beautiful beaches, there’s a lot to explore within the city’s boundaries. If you’re planning a visit to Mexico City soon, here are 7 places(…)

9 Tasty Thai Treats For Kids

If you’re a foodie like me, Thailand is the most wondrous experience on earth for its fresh ingredients, pungent flavors, and fine balance of herbs and spices – but you don’t have to be a grown-up to enjoy it, because their food is for everyone. Although chillies feature predominantly in a lot of their meals,(…)

10 Wunderbar German Idioms and Expressions

If your aim is to be able to speak German like a native, then you’ll need a firm grasp on colloquial and everyday speech. Often these things are learned later on in the language learning process, once you know your grammar and comprehension. But it’s always handy to have a few sayings and expressions under(…)

5 Unmissable Kid-Friendly Stops for Families in Barcelona

International travel with kids can be tough at times. Many of the not-to-be-missed tourist attractions are not designed with little ones in mind, and between the long lines, high entry fees, or other restrictions, they sometimes just don’t pan out as planned for traveling families. But if you’re thinking about a vacation abroad with your(…)