Alice Austin - Babbel Magazine
Articles by Alice
6 Ways To Make The Most Of Off-Season Travel Months
From Spanish street festivals to finally getting around to seeing the Northern Lights, here are a few innovative ways to make the most of the off-season travel months.
5 Facts About HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ And The Languages Of The Soviet Union
Why do the actors in HBO’s miniseries speak with British accents? Was the native language of Chernobyl Russian? Let’s dive into the language and culture questions of this popular show.
5 Reasons Why Learning With Babbel Is Better Than Going to Night Classes
Conventional wisdom states that serious learners take night classes to learn a language. Here’s why an app is actually a better fit.
Beirut: A Trilingual City Of Beautiful Contradictions
Talking about the language of Beirut is a tricky thing — not only because there are actually three of them, but because they’re intimately tied to the city’s diverging cultures.
The Highs And Lows Of Teaching English In The Middle East
What’s it like teaching English to children in the United Arab Emirates? I spoke to several teachers to find out about their lives and how teaching here compares to teaching back home.
Learning For Love: How One Man Learned Spanish For His Son’s Wedding
How did one Brit learn Spanish for his son’s wedding to a Spanish woman? With a lot of love, and a little help from Babbel.
From Coast To Culture To Communism: Why You Should Visit Albania
Looking to visit a beautiful mediterranean country for a fraction of the price of Italy or Greece? Consider Albania, the up-and-coming destination of the Balkans.
Republic Of North Macedonia: A Cultural Paradise You Need To Visit In 2019
Thinking about traveling to Macedonia this summer? Here’s why you should take the plunge on visiting this hidden Balkan jewel.
Love, Culture And Other Languages: Differences In Romance Across Europe
In case you hadn’t noticed, Valentine’s Day is here. To celebrate the quirks and joys of pan-European dating, here’s an investigative deep dive into the cultural differences in love and relationships across the continent.