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Sarah Luisa Santos
Sarah Luisa Santos was born and raised in Sao Paulo, and after spending some time in London, she ended up in Berlin. Despite holding a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, she decided to follow her passion for words and is now sharing her linguistic discoveries with Babbel. Follow me on Twitter.
Articles by Sarah
Hygge, Gezelligheid And Ikigai — Here’s The Rundown On These Foreign Cozy Words

Hygge, Gezelligheid And Ikigai — Here’s The Rundown On These Foreign Cozy Words

“Hygge,” “gezelligheid” and “ikigai” — what do all these foreign cozy words mean? I’ll get into their background and some of the wisdom that these Dutch, Danish and Japanese words have to offer.
Feminist Vocabulary: Words To Empower Yourself

Feminist Vocabulary: Words To Empower Yourself

Have you ever experienced something sexist but didn’t have a word to pinpoint what it was? Fear not: we have a list of feminist words to help describe your experiences and empower you.
14 Portuguese Expressions That Are Essential To Understanding Brazil

14 Portuguese Expressions That Are Essential To Understanding Brazil

Learn these 14 Portuguese expressions from Brazil and you’ll be a step closer to understanding Brazilian humor (and the Brazilian way of life).
10 Essential Portuguese Phrases To Know Before You Go To Brazil

10 Essential Portuguese Phrases To Know Before You Go To Brazil

If you only learn 10 phrases in Portuguese before you go to Brazil, these slang terms are the ones to remember. You won’t be able to do much more than greet friends and order beers, but you’ll sound VERY local.
Learning Has Never Been So Easy! Become A Digital Nomad — After All, The Future Is Now

Learning Has Never Been So Easy! Become A Digital Nomad — After All, The Future Is Now

How is technology changing the way we learn? As pioneers in digital education, the Babbel team has some tips for using your apps wisely and living the digital nomad lifestyle.
7 Brazilian Gestures That Non-Brazilians Won’t Be Able To Guess

7 Brazilian Gestures That Non-Brazilians Won’t Be Able To Guess

Why do Brazilians use so many hand gestures? Is this an exclusively Brazilian habit? Here are 7 common Brazilian gestures that might not translate easily.