Alice Austin - Babbel Magazine
Articles by Alice
5 Iconic British Christmas Traditions To Look Forward To
Every country has strange customs — the UK just happens to pack most of them in around Christmas time. Here are the strangest traditions of the lot.
How Bonfire Night Is Celebrated Around London
Why do people in the UK remember, remember the fifth of November, anyway?
1990s Slang Phrases That Deserve To Make A Comeback
Plenty can change in 30 years, but here are a few phrases from the ’90s that we truly need back in our lives.
Europe’s 4 Strangest Christmas Gift Givers
Sure, you’ve heard of Santa Claus, but have you heard of these other Christmas gift givers?
How America Improved The English Language
Whenever Brits and Americans get together, the big English debate inevitably starts. But which of us speaks correct English? And when did our different accents become so divisive? Today we settle the argument once and for all.
8 Ways To Keep Learning And Developing New Skills While At Home
Being stuck inside doesn’t have to mean an end to personal development. Here’s how to keep learning new things while staying at home.
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.
The Best Cities In Europe To Spend New Year’s Eve
Since New Year’s Eve is nearly here, one of Babbel Magazine’s regular contributors shares her favorite cities for celebrating the big night.
5 Reasons Why You Should Go Abroad This Holiday Season
There’s no greater freedom than being able to decide when, where and how you spend your holidays. Here’s why you should use those precious days off work to go abroad and get away from the holiday hype.