Culture And Travel

How To Pull Off An International Vacation From Home

How To Pull Off An International Vacation From Home

With the right online resources and a bit of imagination, you can travel virtually anywhere in the world…virtually. Here, we take you on a digital vacation to Italy to show you how it’s done.
How People Commemorate Memorial Day Around The World

How People Commemorate Memorial Day Around The World

Memorial Day differs quite a bit depending on what country you’re in.
5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn Norwegian

5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn Norwegian

From holiday rom-coms to Scandinavian noir, we’ve got a wide range of Norwegian TV shows to supplement your studies.
You’ve Really Knocked It Outta The Park: Encouraging Words From Around The World

You’ve Really Knocked It Outta The Park: Encouraging Words From Around The World

Uninspired and in need of some motivation? We could all use a little encouragement from time to time, especially when trying to learn a new language. And often, a friend’s small words of encouragement are exactly what we need to put the wind back in our sails.
A Cultural History Of Pizza

A Cultural History Of Pizza

Something, something, ‘big pizza pie’ — that’s amore!
Why Are We Resistant To Gender-Neutral Language?

Why Are We Resistant To Gender-Neutral Language?

Gender-neutral language has been gaining popularity over the past few years, but why is it so hard to change the way we speak?
What Is Denglish, And Where Is It Spoken?

What Is Denglish, And Where Is It Spoken?

Every language borrows from others to some extent. But it’s not always appreciated.
8 Must-Read Books Translated Into English

8 Must-Read Books Translated Into English

Looking for your next read? We’ve got you covered. Check out this list of incredible novels in translation.
The 10 Most Unusual St. Patrick’s Day Traditions Around The World

The 10 Most Unusual St. Patrick’s Day Traditions Around The World

Here are a few places where they do things a little differently (don’t worry — you can still get your green beer).
By Women, For Women: Woman-Made Languages

By Women, For Women: Woman-Made Languages

Sure, it’s been said for centuries that “women have a language all their own,” but did you know that there are actually languages out there constructed by and for women to use? In honor of International Women’s Day, let’s take a look at two of these “woman-made” languages.
Feminist Words: New Vocabulary To Empower Yourself

Feminist Words: New Vocabulary To Empower Yourself

Have you ever experienced something sexist but didn’t have a word to describe it? Fear not: We have a list of feminist words to help convey your experiences so you can feel empowered.
A Cultural History Of The Taco

A Cultural History Of The Taco

Tacos as the ideal food format: discuss.
What’s The Meaning Of ‘Feminism’?

What’s The Meaning Of ‘Feminism’?

Feminism’s been in the news a lot in the past few years, from the Women’s March to the watershed #MeToo movement. But what does the word “feminism” really mean?
Why Are Some Cultures More Emotionally Expressive Than Others?

Why Are Some Cultures More Emotionally Expressive Than Others?

We’re gonna have to get clear on what we mean when we say ’emotional.’