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 would be not many. Icelandic […]
I’m going to be honest with you guys – when I went to the Amazon rainforest I didn’t really know what to expect at all. I’m not the kind of traveller to do a bunch of research before I set off as I kind of like to be ‘surprised’ by the places I visit, but […]
When they see my photos or stories from my travels, many people often ask me, ‘how did you find out about that place?’ or ‘how did you get to there?’. Well today, I’m going to tell you my secret: My main travel hack is to travel with a local. When you are shown around by […]
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. Last December, I spent almost a month in Brazil after having taught myself some Portuguese over the two years prior. I’m glad I did study it before […]
Taupo is a small lakeside town in the central North Island of New Zealand. It is a huge tourist destination partly due to its location, but also because of the giant Lake Taupo that the town is built around – New Zealand’s biggest lake. The Waikato river also runs through Taupo, which is New Zealand’s […]
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.
Love it or hate it, the city of sails has some pretty spectacular sights, combining urban city with natural reserves and ocean landscapes. If you’re looking for a comprehensive list of all the best places to see beautiful views of Auckland, this is it.
I beleive that Ilha Bela might just be Sao Paulo state’s best-kept secret – and it certainly has some hidden gems of its own. It is quiet, it is clean, it is safe and it is beautiful – yet there is almost no-one around. Why?
If you have the opportunity to go to the country of the language you want to speak, whether you are there for a few weeks or a few years, you can definitely improve your language abilities vastly, particularly your speaking abilities. After all, you are in a place full of people who possess the skill you want!
In my mind I keep replaying the day that I was on top of the float seeing everyone’s smiling, laughing faces and I wonder what these same people must be going through now.