Category Archives: Culture

The Most Widely Spoken Languages of Africa: A Concise Guide

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Have you ever stopped to think how many “languages of Africa” are there? With 2,000 languages spoken on the African continent, it’s clear that Africa is one of the most linguistically diverse regions in the world. But don’t worry. If you’re thinking about traveling around the African continent for tourism or business,  you won’t need(…)


20 Mexican Slang Words and Spanish Phrases that You Need to Know

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If you’ve just arrived in Mexico and you cannot understand half of what the locals are saying, don’t start hyperventilating. You didn’t get on the wrong plane. The explanation is probably very simple: despite your efforts as a Spanish learner, you may be a bit lacking in the Mexican slang department. Knowing Mexican slang words(…)


Unique Indian Traditions to Know Before Traveling

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When most people think about India, the first thing that comes to mind is its many customs and traditions, from their striking religious imagery to their colorful clothes and carefully arranged meals. There are so many of them, in fact, that it can be difficult to know where to start. But one thing is for(…)


How to Behave at a Job Interview in Japan

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In Japanese culture, there is a lot of emphasis on etiquette and politeness in all spheres of life. Things that you may consider completely normal, like speaking loudly in public, making some noise when eating, or having an overly assertive way of speaking, are seen as rude and disrespectful in Japan, where people are taught(…)


Watch and Learn: 6 Must-See Foreign Documentary Films

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Have you ever watched a foreign documentary film and felt the urge to leave everything behind and explore new cultures? Watching foreign films is one of the best ways to get the feel of a people and its culture, which is why Korean movies on Netflix are such a hit! All you have to do(…)