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Why Do Some Cultures Eat Spicy Foods And Others Don’t?

Why Do Some Cultures Eat Spicy Foods And Others Don’t?

Variety is the spice of life, and some of that variety involves bland, bland food.
‘Sliding In On A Shrimp Sandwich’: The Best International Business Jargon

‘Sliding In On A Shrimp Sandwich’: The Best International Business Jargon

International chambers of commerce share their favorite cliché corporate phrases from countries around the world.
10 Fun And Fascinating Facts About Foreign Currency

10 Fun And Fascinating Facts About Foreign Currency

Do you know the most and least valuable foreign currency, or how much it costs to make a penny? Read on for insights about the world’s money.
16 Birthday Traditions Around The World That Might Surprise You

16 Birthday Traditions Around The World That Might Surprise You

From having things thrown at you to eating really long noodles, these birthday traditions around the world may take Americans by surprise.
Is It Appropriate To Burp In Other Countries?

Is It Appropriate To Burp In Other Countries?

To burp or not to burp, that is the question. (Sorry, Shakespeare.)
9 Delightful Welsh Words You Should Probably Know About

9 Delightful Welsh Words You Should Probably Know About

The Welsh language is full of fun, bouncy words that look impossible to pronounce to the average English speaker.
Ice Cream Around The World: 7 Tasty Summer Treats

Ice Cream Around The World: 7 Tasty Summer Treats

Cool off this summer with a delicious dessert from another country. Here’s your guide to ice cream around the world.
Owning Language: The Weird World Of Trademarking Words

Owning Language: The Weird World Of Trademarking Words

We’re surrounded by words and phrases that have been copyrighted, from company names to catchphrases. But what does it mean to actually own a piece of language?
Quiz: Are You Ready For Your Spanish Beach Vacation?

Quiz: Are You Ready For Your Spanish Beach Vacation?

It’s summer! Time to fly off to enjoy the warm shores of another country. But are you prepared for the language challenge?
Babbel On: June 2018 Language News Roundup

Babbel On: June 2018 Language News Roundup

The future of English, later-in-life language fluency and more in this edition of Babbel On.
6 Must-Try Spa Treatments From Around The World

6 Must-Try Spa Treatments From Around The World

From bathing in noodles to getting smacked with branches, these unusual spa experiences may leave you surprisingly relaxed.
Vacation Cheat Sheet: 22 French Phrases You Need To Know

Vacation Cheat Sheet: 22 French Phrases You Need To Know

Make the most of your upcoming trip by focusing on these French conversation topics ahead of your flight abroad.
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.