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How People Celebrate Easter Around the World

Easter is a very special time of year in many different cultures. Most of us associate eggs, bunnies and chicks with this particular celebration but there is so much more to it, and it’s all tied up with culture and language. Check out our favourite fascinating facts and interesting Easter rituals and customs from different countries […]

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Falling in Love with Mexico

Guest buddy, Vanessa, describes her adventure as she gets to know Mexico better before deciding whether to move to Mexico City and set up a new life there, teaching English… “I looked at the piñatas on the ceiling while the lady stamped my passport. Recently, airplanes make me nervous instead of excited. I was thrilled the […]

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What is Groundhog Day?

2nd February – Groundhog Day is a traditional day celebrated in Northern America. Read on to find out more about this exciting and quirky day. What is Groundhog Day? Groundhog Day is celebrated yearly on the 2nd of February. Groundhog Day is a traditional day celebrated by the entire North American continent. Ancient folklore believes that […]

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Seville by a Sevillana – What to See and Do

The city of Seville is the capital of the Spanish region called Andalusia and of the province of Sevilla, and the people who live in the city are called Sevillanos or Sevillanas. Get the lowdown on Seville from a Sevillana; our Speaking Culture Buddy, Romina, shares her city with us. ¡Hola! Seville, Spain, the city where I was born and raised, where […]

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A Quick Guide to Captivating Cairo

Cairo (Al-Qahira): city of the Pyramids, the Sphinx of Giza, the Egyptian National Museum, the beautiful Nile river, shopping in the Khan al Halili Bazaar… Being the largest metropolis in the Arab World, Cairo attracts countless numbers of tourists, students and ex-pats every year. Anyone who truly wants to understand the ancient and modern history […]

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10 Essential ‘Foodie’ Words You Need To Learn in Italian

If you want to learn Italian, you have to learn about Italian food at the same time. Italian cuisine has influenced food culture around the world and is viewed as a form of art by many. Think of Pasta in all its shapes and sizes, widths and lengths: penne, spaghetti, linguine, fusilli and lasagna. So you already know […]

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5 Fun Festive Celebrations from Around the World

  Everyone loves the holidays, with the fun of cooking and eating, meeting friends and family and giving or receiving presents. Millions of people go out of their way to find the perfect present, cook fabulous dishes and share in the mood of camaraderie and goodwill, even among people who might not get along other […]