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Valeria Castillo
Valeria studied journalism, media and political communication. She was born in Bogotá and lives in Berlin since 2010. She likes to travel and visit large and chaotic cities, but sometimes she gets the blues thinking about the sun and Caribbean palm trees. As a crazy cat and plant lady, she spends her free time sewing and watching movies.
Articles by Valeria
5 Reasons Why You Need To Speak The Local Language To Live Abroad

5 Reasons Why You Need To Speak The Local Language To Live Abroad

When I first moved to another country, I didn’t realize how badly I needed the local language in order to succeed in my new life. In this article, I’m going to explain some of the advantages of speaking the local language when you live abroad.
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.