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How To Talk About Politics When You’re Traveling

How To Talk About Politics When You’re Traveling

Maybe the better question is: should you even talk about politics when you’re in another country?
How To Cheek Kiss In Different Parts Of The World

How To Cheek Kiss In Different Parts Of The World

If you’ve ever fumbled through an awkward greeting, here’s the international guide to cheek kissing etiquette you never had.
How To Order A Beer In 10 Different Languages

How To Order A Beer In 10 Different Languages

Okay, first things first. Where can a person get a beer around here?
Why Are Americans So Obsessed With Amsterdam?

Why Are Americans So Obsessed With Amsterdam?

Americans love to visit Amsterdam to see the canals, the windmills and the weed. But the beautiful Dutch city offers a lot more than meets the eye.
The World’s Least LGBTQ-Friendly Travel Destinations

The World’s Least LGBTQ-Friendly Travel Destinations

If you’re a member of the LGBTQ+ community and planning a trip to one of these countries, do so with caution.
What Is The Most Important Word To Know In Any Language?

What Is The Most Important Word To Know In Any Language?

There are essential survival phrases you’ll need to know in any language. But if you had to pick just one, which would it be?
Quiz: Where Is Your Ideal Summer Vacation Spot?

Quiz: Where Is Your Ideal Summer Vacation Spot?

It’s finally nice out where you live, and that means it’s time to go somewhere else. This quiz will help you pick your ideal summer vacation spot.
How To Buy Souvenirs That Your Friends And Family Will Actually Like

How To Buy Souvenirs That Your Friends And Family Will Actually Like

Selecting gifts for your friends and family is an art. Luckily, we’ve collected the best souvenir ideas and wisdom for you here.
The World’s Most LGBTQ-Friendly Travel Destinations

The World’s Most LGBTQ-Friendly Travel Destinations

Here are the countries and regions where members of the LGBTQ+ community are likely to be safe, accepted and celebrated (as they should be!).
Why You Shouldn’t Use Google Translate On Your Trip

Why You Shouldn’t Use Google Translate On Your Trip

Remove the training wheels and connect authentically. You’ll be happy you did.
6 Ways Knowing The Language Saves You Money When You Travel

6 Ways Knowing The Language Saves You Money When You Travel

Don’t be the next victim of the tourist tax. Knowing the language makes for a richer travel experience (and yes, that’s a double entendre).
8 Fun Facts About Subway Systems Around The World

8 Fun Facts About Subway Systems Around The World

From London to Moscow to Tokyo, the world’s metro systems are cooler than you might think! Read on for fun facts to know and common announcements to listen for when riding abroad.
How To Talk To Someone When You Don’t Speak Their Language

How To Talk To Someone When You Don’t Speak Their Language

So you’re in a foreign country, and you barely know how to introduce yourself. What now?
The Babbel Guide To Solo Female/LGBTQ Travel: How To … In 9 Different Languages

The Babbel Guide To Solo Female/LGBTQ Travel: How To … In 9 Different Languages

In part 3 of the Babbel guide to solo female/LGBTQ travel, we translate some of the phrases you might need while you’re traveling.