10 Incredible German Festivals You Can't Miss
Germany is a fun place to visit because of its fair share of holidays and festivals. In this article, teacher KeriAnne N. J. will tell you about 10 festivals in Germany that'll make you want to pack your bags and travel there soon...
Life is a festival only to the wise. Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote.
Germany certainly seems to understand how to throw a fantastic festival! Over 10,000 festivals are hosted in Germany in a single year alone. It's one of the greatest places to exp
Moving to Italy? Expats Reveal Their Secrets to Surviving and Flourishing in Italy
Did you know that theres an estimated 50,000 Americans whove temporarily or permanently relocated to Italy?
Whether its for work, warmer temperatures, or simply a new start, Americans are buying one-way tickets to Italy.
And we dont blame them!
The countrys food, weather, people, and culture make it a very desirable place to live. Dont be fooled, however, by the laissez faire lifestyle.
Moving to Italyor any foreign country for that matteris no walk in the park. Moving to
Believe it or Not: 16 Bizarre Japanese Superstitions
Every culture has its own set of legends, myths, and superstitions, and Japan is no exception. Japanese culture dates all the way back to 35,000 BC., and so do some Japanese urban legends.
From good luck omens to supernatural animals, here are 16 bizarre Japanese superstitions.
Inanimate Objects Have Spirits
Japanese Buddhists believe that inanimate objects, like dolls, have spirits.
There are a number of Japanese stories about dolls or other inanimate objects coming to life. Jap
German Vocabulary Words and Phrases for Sports [Slideshow]
Are you a big sports fan? Below, German teacher Tyler S. teaches a lesson in German sports culture and common German vocabulary words and phrases for sports...
If you take a trip to Germany, youll quickly learn how important sports are to most people. Germany is full of sport enthusiasts from die-hard soccer fans to the occasional handball player.
In fact, the German Embassy recently released a report stating 27 million Germans are members of a sports club and 12 million pursue sports
Italian Grammar: Exploring Cognates and False Cognates
Italian grammar can be a tough thing for beginners to master. Below, Italian teacher Giulio G. gives a brief lesson in recognizing Italian cognates and false cognates...
Although English and Italian belong to two different language families, they have lexis similarities. In fact, it is estimated that around 30 percent of the English vocabulary comes from Romance and Latin sources.
It's for this exact reason why it is possible to find many cognates--or words that sound or are spelled th