November 30, 2019

When you love to travel and explore the world, there are few skills more useful than a few words of French.  From France and Canada to many parts of Africa, French is spoken by millions of people on a daily basis.  Learn just a few words of French and you can communicate with these people and open

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November 27, 2019

“We’re not going to make it on time”. She let out a agonised sigh, glaring at the departures board which showed a 35 minute delay. Around them, hurried passengers moved briskly through the station and the woman on the intercom loudly announced the latest schedule in rapid Italian. They stood there for a few moments, letting the frustration

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November 22, 2019

There are few places in the world like Rio de Janeiro.  From the golden sand of its famous beaches to the wild beauty of its hills and forests…  From the winding cobbled streets of Santa Teresa to the glistening waters of Guanabara bay…  Rio is just different.  In this article, I’ll share 21 of the best things to do

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November 19, 2019

Listening to history podcasts is a fantastic way to prepare to make your next trip and a more enjoyable and meaningful one.As author David McCullough once said: David McCullough“History is who we are and why we are the way we are” And that’s exactly why it matters so much.Without at least some understanding of history,

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November 13, 2019

Insert Thrive Leads Shortcode Learning a new language before your next trip, but sick of the usual textbooks and scripted learning materials?Wish you could engage with authentic content in the language you’re learning?Want to learn from stuff that’s actually interesting and fun to work with?This is a very common feeling among language learners. And it’s one

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