Best of 2016: Our most popular articles

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Best of 2016: Our most popular articles

By on 12/20/2016

I think we can all agree that 2016 was a challenging year, but there were a few bright spots. Like the more than 150 articles that our writers [...]

How to make a multilingual relationship work: 6 tips

Culture calling

How to make a multilingual relationship work: 6 tips

By on 12/18/2016

We all know there’s a ‘language of love’ – but what happens when love is spoken in different languages? Or, more precisely, what happens when two [...]

Student stories

MOA

MOA - So many new smells, sights, feelings; it’s dizzying

MOA
“I have experienced so much, more than I ever thought I would experience.”

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Student stories

Nadja

Nadja - Life is magical

Nadja
“Life is magical. I don’t think I have ever appreciated every day in my life as much as I do now. And I guess it’s something I have learned by being here, and hopefully something I will bring home with me.”

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Student stories

Sandra

Sandra - Many experiences richer

Sandra
“I knew before traveling that I would probably be a little bit homesick. I also knew that I would regret it my entire life if I didn’t go...”

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Student stories

Denise

Denise - Life in paradise

Denise
“Guys, I live in paradise! Even the way to school is one of the highlights of my day...”

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Student stories

Begonia

Begonia - Oxford love

Begonia
“You know how it is in Oxford. Everything is always so wonderful, even when it rains! I believe that this city is comparable to love…”

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5 English tongue twisters guaranteed to trip you up

By on 12/16/2016

There is no better way to practice pronunciation and work on your accent than trying out some English tongue twisters - phrases or sequences of words that are difficult to pronounce quickly and [...]

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How to say “Merry Christmas” in other languages

Culture calling   |   Language learning

How to say “Merry Christmas” in other languages

By on 12/15/2016

By now you’ve dug out your Christmas sweater, hung your stockings by the chimney, and are getting in the holiday mood humming Christmas carols all day [...]

Language learning

13 Beautiful Words With No English Translation

By on 12/13/2016

One of the most beautiful features of languages is that they give us the vocabulary to express ourselves. Gone are the days when we just had to make [...]

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

How not to make a fool of yourself on the London tube

By on 12/11/2016

The London Underground may seem devoid of manners and friendly folk, but those who venture into this subterranean jungle are bound together by a [...]

Language learning

10 Spanish expressions everyone should know

By on 12/09/2016

Spanish is one of the world’s most widely-spoken languages and Castilian (the version spoken in Spain) charms expats and tourists as quickly as the [...]

Culture calling

12 awesome Christmas traditions from around the world

By on 12/06/2016

There’s a lot to love about Christmas - food, family, friends, and all kinds of other words that don’t start with the letter F. What makes the holiday [...]

Travel tips

10 places truly worthy of the #nofilter caption

By on 12/04/2016

Ah, the mighty hashtag! For those that have been living under a rock for the past five years (or just don't use the Internet all that much), a "#" is [...]

The ultimate gift guide for travelers

By on 12/02/2016

No matter if you need gifts for the holiday season, a birthday, or just because - our blogging travel experts have put together the perfect gift guide for all of the globetrotters in your life. [...]

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