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Festive Traditions That Show There’s No Christmas Like German Christmas

Festive Traditions That Show There’s No Christmas Like German Christmas

You might be surprised by how many Christmas celebrations originated in Germany.
The Most Mispronounced Words Of 2022, Revealed

The Most Mispronounced Words Of 2022, Revealed

Newscasters struggled to pronounce the viral “negroni sbagliato” cocktail.
Europe’s 4 Strangest Christmas Gift Givers

Europe’s 4 Strangest Christmas Gift Givers

Sure, you’ve heard of Santa Claus, but have you heard of these other Christmas gift givers?
A Guide To Essential French Cooking Terms From A To Z

A Guide To Essential French Cooking Terms From A To Z

Learn to speak like the world’s finest chefs! From abaisser to zester, discover our guide to essential French cooking vocab.
Jargon Watch: The Language Of Sandwiches

Jargon Watch: The Language Of Sandwiches

How did the Sloppy Joe, hoagie and hot dog get their names?
15 Latin Phrases We Still Use Today

15 Latin Phrases We Still Use Today

Learning a bit of Latin is a cool way to delve into your own language.
Spanish Lesson: Bebidas En España

Spanish Lesson: Bebidas En España

Learn about some typical drinks you might find in Spain — in Spanish!
Babbel’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide For Language Learners

Babbel’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide For Language Learners

There’s something here for everyone, no matter your budget.
Vacation Cheat Sheet: 22 French Phrases You Need To Know

Vacation Cheat Sheet: 22 French Phrases You Need To Know

Make the most of your upcoming trip by focusing on these French conversation topics ahead of your flight abroad.
10 Spanish Words That Don’t Exist In English

10 Spanish Words That Don’t Exist In English

These Spanish words don’t have an exact English equivalent, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t useful.
Spanish Lesson: El Origen De Las Piñatas

Spanish Lesson: El Origen De Las Piñatas

Read in Spanish while learning the fascinating, long history of piñatas.
Vacation Cheat Sheet: 33 Norwegian Phrases You Need To Know

Vacation Cheat Sheet: 33 Norwegian Phrases You Need To Know

Before you board that plane to Oslo, make sure you commit at least a couple of these to memory.
What Is Black Friday, And Where Is It Celebrated?

What Is Black Friday, And Where Is It Celebrated?

The story behind the crowds: your guide to the history of Black Friday and who takes part in it around the world.
How To Compliment Someone In Danish

How To Compliment Someone In Danish

It’s nice to be nice sometimes.
52 English Words That Are Actually German

52 English Words That Are Actually German

What do “hamburger,” “angst” and “hamster” all have in common?
How To Respond To A Sneeze In 6 Different Languages

How To Respond To A Sneeze In 6 Different Languages

Don’t get caught off-guard while traveling — here’s what to say in other languages when someone sneezes.
Spanish Lesson: Leyendas Del Norte De España

Spanish Lesson: Leyendas Del Norte De España

Find out about some of the legends based in Galicia, a part of northern Spain.
Vacation Cheat Sheet: 21 German Phrases You Need To Know

Vacation Cheat Sheet: 21 German Phrases You Need To Know

Make the most of your upcoming trip to Germany by focusing on these phrases ahead of your flight abroad.