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Spring Traditions Around The World

Spring Traditions Around The World

When it starts getting warmer outside, there are more than a few creative ways to celebrate.
Lumos: Shedding Light On The Connection Between Latin And Magic

Lumos: Shedding Light On The Connection Between Latin And Magic

From Harry Potter spells to alchemy to demonic possession, Latin is the go-to language of magic. We explore how this came to be.
Art Words Around The World: Terms To Create And Craft In Other Tongues

Art Words Around The World: Terms To Create And Craft In Other Tongues

When it comes to learning international and foreign language art words and terms, it’s okay if you’re starting out with a blank canvas.
Which Countries Use The Metric System?

Which Countries Use The Metric System?

If we just listed the countries that don’t use the metric system, this would be a very short article.
Pancakes Around The World: From Buttermilk To Okonomiyaki

Pancakes Around The World: From Buttermilk To Okonomiyaki

Pannekoek in the Netherlands, scallion pancakes in China, the list goes on. Here’s a guide to some of our favorite pancakes around the world.
Why Do So Many People Smoke Cigarettes In Europe?

Why Do So Many People Smoke Cigarettes In Europe?

You’re not imagining it: cigarette smoking in Europe really is more prevalent than in the U.S. So stick that in your pipe and smoke it!
Are The Five Love Languages Relevant In Other Countries?

Are The Five Love Languages Relevant In Other Countries?

Do ‘words of affirmation’ and ‘quality time’ mean the same thing everywhere in the world? Truth be told, they don’t even mean the same thing to individual people living in the same country.
Quiz: Which Country Best Matches Your Flirting Style?

Quiz: Which Country Best Matches Your Flirting Style?

Whether you’re forward with love interests or prefer to admire from a distance, there’s a country that matches your style. Try our flirting quiz to find out where you’d thrive!
What Are The 5 Love Languages, And Are They Connected To Spoken Languages?

What Are The 5 Love Languages, And Are They Connected To Spoken Languages?

At Babbel, we’re all about language learning — the more, the better! So in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, let’s take a look at the Five Love Languages and how they relate to spoken languages.
The Most Charming Wedding Traditions Around The World

The Most Charming Wedding Traditions Around The World

Thought the bouquet and garter toss was mischievous? Wait til you hear what they do in France.
Tinder Without Borders: Dating Apps Around The World

Tinder Without Borders: Dating Apps Around The World

What are the most popular international dating apps? Is the rest of the world also swiping through life? We look into dating app culture around the world.
The Linguistic Origins Of Your Favorite International Cocktails

The Linguistic Origins Of Your Favorite International Cocktails

How do you say “Thirsty Thursday” in Spanish?
The 14 Mexicanisms In ‘Roma’ You Need To Know

The 14 Mexicanisms In ‘Roma’ You Need To Know

Is ‘Roma’ on your Netflix watch list before the Oscars? If so, here’s your cheat sheet for the Mexican Spanish phrases you should know to really understand this award-winning film.
The Linguistic History Of Dance Moves Around The World

The Linguistic History Of Dance Moves Around The World

Get on your feet! Feel the beat! And make your knowledge of dance more complete!