The Most Commonly Spoken Languages Around the World

The world is a linguistic kaleidoscope, with thousands of languages spoken across its diverse cultures and regions. Language is not just a means of communication; it’s a reflection of a people’s history, culture, and identity. Let’s take a journey through the most commonly spoken languages around the world, exploring the Read More

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The Language Barrier in China

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” -Gustav Flaubert If you’ve ever had an interest in traveling to a foreign country you would possibly plan out places to go, foods to try and souvenirs to purchase. There is something so inspiring and Read More

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Language Barriers

“But I don’t speak the language,” is one thing I’ve heard frequently from students wanting to study abroad in a foreign country. However, that should NOT be a factor keeping you from going overseas. Traveling in Europe made me feel so incompetent as an American. Five of the six countries Read More

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Top 5 Things to do Before Your Summer Europe Trip

1. Currency Exchange Before I left for my trip I went to the bank and withdrew a small amount of cash in form of euros, francs and pounds and I am SO glad that I did. It is also imperative to alert your bank that you will be traveling abroad, Read More

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