Tag Archives: Swahili

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(…)


Pack Your Suitcase, It’s Time to Go to Zanzibar

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This week’s pick for Travel Tuesday even sounds exotic; that’s how great a destination this one is! Zanzibar, an archipelago—another sexy word—off of the east coast of Africa, is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania about 25-30 km off of the mainland. We are very excited to explore this place with you, so come take a(…)


Stolen and Morphed: English Words in Other Languages

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We all know that English is chock full of loan words – we’ve stolen words from just about every language there is, from German to Hindi. However, it’s also no secret that other countries haven’t been impervious to the influence of the English language. Not all too long ago it would have been incredibly hard(…)