User Portraits

Learning the Ropes: A Dutch Rock Climber’s Language Journeys

Learning the Ropes: A Dutch Rock Climber’s Language Journeys

From the scenic mountains of the Netherlands to the Greek peninsula, Sascha Prinssen discusses how her love for climbing helped her cross language barriers.
Spanish for Surfers: A Babbel User’s Journey in South America

Spanish for Surfers: A Babbel User’s Journey in South America

Babbel catches up with Berlin-based surfer Christian Reiher to learn about his experience learning Spanish before a big trip!
Meet Chris Wray: A man who learnt a language to serve his country

Meet Chris Wray: A man who learnt a language to serve his country

A member of Babbel’s PR team speaks with retired British soldier Chris Wray about learning German and serving in the armed forces.
Meet Alex Sapple: A man who learnt a language for love

Meet Alex Sapple: A man who learnt a language for love

Alex and Victoria share their story of cross-cultural love and learning a new language to better understand each other.