Spain doesn’t have to work hard to attract visitors. Its exotic and lively reputation makes it a desirable vacation destination for everyone from traveling novices to the most experienced wanderers. Passionate people, impressive architecture, out-of-this-world food and wine, an alluring mix of rolling mountains and cosmopolitan urban scenes…what’s not to love? If you’re among the(…)
Did the choice of England players to learn Brazilian Portuguese figure in the damp result last week, or is language irrelevant from the perspective of sport?
The FIFA 2014 World Cup has inspired artists around the world, resulting in some catchy tunes! So what makes a perfect World Cup song and music video?
Whether it’s Bangkok for action packed, traffic-filled adventures or Koh Tao for a more serene, meditative holiday, Thailand has what you need. The fresh fruit, lovely people, and beautiful beaches make it easy to understand why Thailand is nicknamed ‘the land of smiles’. Backpackers and 4 star hotel enthusiasts will both find exactly what they(…)
Would you fancy a “plague” of chocolate, or a dish flavored with “a lot of herpes”? Translating foreign words directly into the English language isn’t always such a straightforward process, as these international food items so deliciously illustrate.
Quick online quizzes claim to assess your foreign language skills. While high marks make you feel good, can you trust the results? We examine the value of pop-quizzes against formal tests from language websites to determine how best to test your language proficiency online.
The English language is one of the most complicated to learn, so what are the weirdest quirks when learning the lingo?
Encompassing 21 countries, Latin America offers something for every type of traveler. Endless beaches, wild nightlife scenes, family-friendly parks, beautiful natural attractions…the list goes on and on. One perk to nearly any Latin American vacation is that travelers will get to do some unique souvenir shopping. From handmade pottery to delicate textiles, and lots more,(…)
If you’re watching the World Cup in Brazil or are just thinking about visiting, we’ve collated a list of five essential phrases to help you communicate with the locals
Will speaking Portuguese help soccer fans in Brazil this month? We look into the differences between European and Brazilian Portuguese, and what they could mean at the World Cup