We all have that person on our list that is impossible to shop for — a festive mug or a pair of brand new socks just won’t cut it. Whether it’s your trilingual cousin or your globe-trotting college roommate, there are certain..
Did you know that nearly half of the world's languages are in danger of extinction? The most threatened among these are indigenous languages, which are celebrated annually on the second Monday in October; Indigenous People's Day...
If there’s one thing we’ve learned from being polyglots (and meeting countless others), it’s that language learning and wanderlust go hand in hand. There are a variety of reasons to study a second language — even without the..
As the ever-anticipated Carnival season approaches, countries around the world gear up and get ready to go. From endless parades to intricately designed masks and musical competitions, there is always something to love about..
Here in the United States, January has a reputation for being a pretty dreary month. We’re still recovering from the hustle and bustle of the holidays, and gray skies and freezing temperatures keep much of the country hibernating..
When you’re a proud language and culture aficionado like us, traveling the world isn’t so much a pastime for you but a necessity of life. If you’ve ever walked the streets in a country where your target language is spoken, it can..
Whether you simply can't contain your excitement about the Olympics or have always dreamed of learning to dance samba while sipping caipirinhas on Copacabana beach, here are some Rio basics to help you soak up this Brazilian..