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Choose Your Adventure: Mexico City

Choose Your Adventure: Mexico City

If you had a day to explore Mexico City, where would you end up? You’ll need a little bit of Spanish where you’re going, but mostly, you’ll need a nose for adventure.
Vintage Spanish Words For Passionate Readers

Vintage Spanish Words For Passionate Readers

Let’s take a journey to the Spanish of yore with this glossary of 20 words from another era.
Quiz: Can You Avoid These Common German Mistakes?

Quiz: Can You Avoid These Common German Mistakes?

Let us know if you find the magic formula for knowing when to use der, die and das correctly.
9 Famous Songs With Bad Grammar (And How To Make Them Better)

9 Famous Songs With Bad Grammar (And How To Make Them Better)

Be it funky faux pas or catchy clangers, popular music is littered with all sorts of grammatical gaffes.
A Review Of The Ample Variety Of ‘Butt’ Words Across The World

A Review Of The Ample Variety Of ‘Butt’ Words Across The World

There’s no bottom to the amassed collection of “butt” words in the world’s various languages.
Owning Language: The Weird World Of Trademarking Words

Owning Language: The Weird World Of Trademarking Words

We’re surrounded by words and phrases that have been copyrighted, from company names to catchphrases. But what does it mean to actually own a piece of language?
What’s The Funniest Word In The World?

What’s The Funniest Word In The World?

A mostly clean exploration of how language and comedy work together.
Quiz: Can You Tell Whether These German Words Are Real Or Fake?

Quiz: Can You Tell Whether These German Words Are Real Or Fake?

German has lots of great, specific vocabulary. But don’t believe everything you read.
Quiz: Do You Remember The Words That Defined 2020?

Quiz: Do You Remember The Words That Defined 2020?

Test your knowledge of the past 12 months, which probably felt more like 12 years.
The Sexiest Accents Of The Non-Western World

The Sexiest Accents Of The Non-Western World

It’s not exactly a coincidence that ‘sexy accents’ discourse is usually so heavily tilted toward European languages.
Celebrate The Season Globally With Babbel’s Multilingual Holiday Playlist

Celebrate The Season Globally With Babbel’s Multilingual Holiday Playlist

From religious classics to non-denominational modern hits, our multilingual holiday music playlist has it all.
The 12 Days Of Cookiemas: Holiday Pastries From Around The World

The 12 Days Of Cookiemas: Holiday Pastries From Around The World

If you’re in danger of running out of cookie recipes to try this holiday season, here’s a list of 12 delicious cookies from other countries.