Category Archives: wanderlust

11 Idioms to Add Color to Your French!

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Like English (and many other languages), French is littered with idioms, many of them referring to animals, religion, and parts of the body. A lot of French expressions have English equivalents and a few can even be translated word for word, but others are a bit further away from the English and some appear to(…)


Meet the Korean Halloween!

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If you are a fan of Halloween, you’ll be glad to know you can still enjoy it around the world! If you are planning to visit Korea on January 15, you’ll see people on the streets dressed up in ghost costumes. This is because, according to the lunar calendar, this is 정월대보름 (the Big Moon of(…)


Your Survival Guide to Italian When in Italy

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Maybe you’re planning a trip to Italy or you’ve met an attractive Italian-speaking someone and you want to sweep them off their feet. Perhaps you have an amazing restaurant in Little Italy you want to visit or your Nona is visiting from the old country and you can’t speak a word to her. Regardless of(…)


5 Entertaining Netflix German Shows and Movies for This Weekend

Click here and discover 5 incredible Netflix shows and films to help you learn German

Netflix has revolutionized the way we watch all our favorite shows, opening up horizons we never got to experience before now. This is particularly true when it comes to watching shows in languages besides our own. Utilizing Netflix to help us with our studies is a great way to expose ourselves to our target language(…)


Study Abroad in Italy: Top 3 Universities

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Italy is a country rich in history, culture and beauty. It’s easy to see why someone would want to live there, although many people often overlook how prestigious it can be to study in Italy. The oldest University in the Western world is the University of Bologna, which was founded in 1088, and still stands(…)


Top Dialects of the Turkish Language

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Turkey has a thriving tourism scene and is one of the most visited destinations in the world. If you were one of Turkey’s 30 million annual tourists, you probably visited the country’s largest city, Istanbul. As the country’s economic, historical, and cultural center, it should come as no surprise that the linguistic variety spoken in(…)


The Top 10 Most Spoken Languages in India

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Last week we discovered that there is an astonishing wealth of languages spoken across India, ranging from widely spoken ones such as Hindi and English to the ones at threat of extinction, such as those of the Great Andamanese family. This week, we would like to give you a more realistic look at the most(…)


Why Language Matters For The BLM Movement

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In the past few weeks, Americans have turned out by the thousands to protest racial inequality and support the Black Lives Matter movement. The scope of the movement is incredible, and it goes without saying that language, and the way we use it, is particularly vital to its success.    Let’s take a look at(…)