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Languages Around the World

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This week’s addition to my languages around the world series, about learning Khmer whilst travelling Cambodia comes from Elise of Travel, Work and Play. ——————————————————————————————————  I’m originally from the UK. We are traditionally a nation of lazy language learners as English is so widely spoken around the world. Apart from…

French is such a widely spoken, global language that I am surprised I didn’t have any posts on it yet. Thankfully, fellow travel blogger Lexie (who knows a lot more about French than me), is here to share here experience about how she conquered French in Belgium.  My name is…

You might have seen this title and thought… Swedish? In Finland?? That’s right: while it might not be as common as learning in Sweden, it is totally doable to learn Swedish in Finland. You might be in Finland already and decide that you just don’t like, or need, Finnish as…

This week, my languages around the world series takes us to Scandinavia, where Cristina from Coco Voyage shares her experience and insight on how to learn Norwegian in Norway. I’m really excited to share this one because Cristina learned Norwegian in Norway in a very similar way as I learned Spanish…

Because of its rich culture, Japan and its language are a topic of fascination for so many people around the world. Learning Japanese is a quickly growing trend, and is up there as one of the most studied languages in the world. Travelling Japan is probably the best way to…

Iceland is increasingly becoming a hugely popular travel destination, with millions of people visiting each year. Many people are drawn to the icy landscapes including world renowned wonders such as the blue lagoon. But how many of these visitors take up the challenge to learn Icelandic in Iceland? My guess…

Portuguese is a huge global language, spoken across Europe, Latin America and Africa. There are over 280 million Portuguese speakers worldwide, and 75% of them live in Brazil. In December 2016, I spent almost a month in Brazil after having taught myself some Portuguese over the two years prior.  I’m…

Spain is the country that gave me the solid foundations to get to a very good level in Spanish. I was there for just six months, and I got to a near-fluent level in that time. If you want to know how you can improve your español in España, this article has all you need to know.