South America

7 Instagram Accounts To Follow If You’re Learning Spanish

7 Instagram Accounts To Follow If You’re Learning Spanish

Want to follow some Spanish Instagram accounts but don’t know where to start? Here are a few options.
Top German-Speaking Countries To Visit That Aren’t Germany

Top German-Speaking Countries To Visit That Aren’t Germany

Looking to test out your German language skills? Keep things interesting by taking a trip to one of these German-speaking countries.
The 10 Most Spoken Languages In South America

The 10 Most Spoken Languages In South America

Will Spanish or Portuguese take the top spot? And what are the other most spoken languages in South America? Read on for a breakdown of the numbers.
Introducing ‘The Book Of Emma Reyes’

Introducing ‘The Book Of Emma Reyes’

August’s Babbel Book Club pick is the memoir of a Colombian painter who escaped an impoverished childhood and found success.
How Christian Missionaries Created The Largest Language Database In The World

How Christian Missionaries Created The Largest Language Database In The World

Christians went from being very translation-averse to the most prolific translators around.
7 Places In The World Where Natural Beauty Is Being Defended

7 Places In The World Where Natural Beauty Is Being Defended

The world is filled with awe-inspiring views and rich biodiversity. Here are just a few places that have been protected by conservation efforts.
A Tabloid Novel For A Tabloid World: Book Review Of Mario Vargas Llosa’s ‘The Neighborhood’

A Tabloid Novel For A Tabloid World: Book Review Of Mario Vargas Llosa’s ‘The Neighborhood’

Mario Vargas Llosa, Nobel Prize-winning Peruvian author, writes a juicy pulp fiction.
Which Are The Most Spoken Languages In Argentina?

Which Are The Most Spoken Languages In Argentina?

Spanish is obviously number one, but some of the other top languages might come as a surprise.
Around The World In 19 Cups Of Tea

Around The World In 19 Cups Of Tea

What’s the tea on tea in other countries? Here’s a look at how 19 nations take their tea.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Spanish?

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Spanish?

Being fluent in Spanish won’t necessarily help you here.
A Cultural History Of The Potato In 5 Recipes

A Cultural History Of The Potato In 5 Recipes

You say potato, I say potato. I guess that doesn’t work when you write it down.
An Interview With The CEO Of Radio Ambulante

An Interview With The CEO Of Radio Ambulante

We spoke with Carolina Guerrero about the importance of Spanish-language storytelling in the United States and the rest of the Americas.
Which Are The Most Spoken Languages In Brazil?

Which Are The Most Spoken Languages In Brazil?

Virtually everyone in Brazil speaks Portuguese. But what about Catalan, German, Japanese and Tikuna?
What Languages Existed Before Colonization In America, And Which Languages Still Survive?

What Languages Existed Before Colonization In America, And Which Languages Still Survive?

Let’s retrace the steps of colonization in the Americas to learn how European languages spread, which American languages survived and whether these languages influenced European tongues.