A Family Affair: The Culture Of Kinship Around The World
There’s more than one species of family tree.
13 Foreign Phrases That Are Rooted In Superstition
Some foreign expressions don’t make a lick of sense until you learn about their spooky origins.
Stream And Scream: 7 Scary Movies From Around The World
Step 1: Get scared. Step 2: Learn a language?
Death In Translation: How Other Countries Treat Their Dead
The United States has its own particular way of treating dead bodies, but funerary rites vary widely around the world.
7 Fascinating And Terrifying Creatures From Around The World
Vengeful ghosts, cannibal monsters, forest nymphs and frog kings — every corner of this planet is home to fascinating and terrifying supernatural beings.
The Grim Reaper And Friends: How 5 Different Cultures Imagine Death
You’re probably familiar with the Grim Reaper, but do you know about the other symbols of death around the world?
How To Talk About The Weather In Turkish
Yağmur, kar or dolu, you’ll be prepared for the weather with this guide to Turkish weather vocab.
Behind The Scenes: Masha
A CRO Manager tells us how she got to Babbel and what challenges she’s excited about.
Anachronisms In ‘Downton Abbey’: Terms That The Show Got Totally Wrong
‘Quid’ is not the proper term for a proper lady.
Villains, Brits, And Cliché Movie Accents
From Egyptian pharaohs with British accents to foreign settings where everyone speaks accented English, the Hollywood formula for depicting “foreignness” or “otherness” relies on some odd and outdated stereotypes.
How Does Fusion Cuisine Arise?
Are those Korean BBQ tacos you’re eating the product of something organic, or perhaps a little more hypothetical?