Monthly Archives: May, 2015

Top Spanish Survival Phrases Everyone Should Know

Spanish is a beautiful language, and learning it comes with many benefits. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that we can often be found bragging about the incredible destinations and activities throughout Spanish-speaking Latin America that deserve a spot on your bucket list. And–as we’ve been quick to point out on(…)


Reading Translated Books: What You Might be Missing

The rise of the translation industry has opened up a whole new world of literature. We’re able to enjoy more texts than ever in a multitude of languages. This has made world literature a far more inclusive place and has enriched the reading experiences of readers across the globe. However, as great as it is(…)


Hostels Around the World with Major History

The hostel experience can’t be described in just a few words. There is such a huge variety of hostels around the world that you can find just about any type of environment imaginable, from clean and minimalistic to cozy and crowded. And if you’re looking for the kind of accommodations that you’ll remember for years(…)


Rock Out and Learn a Language! 5 Bands For German Music Fans

Learning a language isn’t always easy, and sometimes finding extra practice on your own can be a bit challenging. An easy way to get in some extra work without boring yourself into a language coma, is by listening to music in the language you’re studying. It’s an easy way to learn more about popular culture,(…)


5 Great Argentine Restaurants – Outside of Buenos Aires

Argentina is known for a handful of things. Beautiful scenery, incredible wine, and meat-heavy meals, to name a few. But not all great Argentine meals focus on a generous portion of steak, lamb, or pork. And not all great Argentine restaurants are located in Buenos Aires. For something a little different, outside the bustling capital,(…)