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3 reasons why I learned Italian (and why you should too)

“You may have the universe if I may have Italy” ― Giuseppe Verdi Thanks to Italian cuisine, pretty much everyone in th...

3 reasons why I learned German (and why you should too)

I’m married to a strapping Swiss lad and live in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. I hear German every da...

Like a Local: Southern Talk

You can sit on front porches, sip sweet tea and eat fried chicken all day long but an authentic experience South of th...

Aloha! And other useful words for your Hawaiian getaway

You packed your towel, your sunglasses, your sunscreen and everything else for your Hawaiian getaway. Missing anything...

3 reasons why I learned French (and why you should too)

“Don’t just stand there with your Eiffel Tower smile. Tell me you love me, and tell me in French. ” ― Jarod Kintz “Why...

3 reasons why I learned Spanish (and why you should too)

“I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse.” – Charles V Spanish is a passi...

US vs. UK: Bacon biscuits or sweet scones?

We’re co-blogging this week, showcasing a bit of friendly rivalry between the US and Britain, and the perspectives of ...

5 brain foods to keep you awake (and make you smarter)

On a Monday morning or after a night out with friends, staying focused in class can feel impossible. You yawn, your ey...

US vs. UK: Hello there or howdy y’all?

Hello there! (Or should I say ‘Howdy y’all!’?) Since the Mayflower set sail to settle in the United States, Brits and ...

How to live like a Hawaiian (It’s all in the language)

Hawaiians are happy and carefree. Just look at Hawaiian-native, President Barack Obama – so chilled out it’s har...