Looking for gift ideas for travelers? Here are 15+ bestselling travel books—everything from travel storytelling to gorgeous coffee table books.
If you’re looking for things to do in Washington, D.C. that aren’t museums, check out this free audio tour of U Street, a neighborhood with a rich, vibrant past.
Some First Nation people are seizing “Canada 150” as an opportunity to introduce tourists to their culture, but others are still skeptical of exploitation.
Calgary—that’s in Canada, right? If Cool Runnings and something about a Jamaican bobsled team at the Winter Olympics are the first things you think of when you hear “Calgary,” you’re not alone. Admittedly, that was pretty much all I knew about it before I had the opportunity to explore Indigenous culture in the Calgary area recently.
If you’ve traveled cross-culturally, you’ve probably made a few blunders along the way, and sometimes it helps to know we’re not alone in the embarrassing moments we have trying to learn a second language. Part 4 in the language and travel series brings you even more reader stories full of language mishaps and cross-cultural blunders while traveling abroad.
Sometimes the language learning journey can be stressful, and we just have to laugh at ourselves a little. If you’ve traveled cross-culturally, you’ve probably made a few blunders along the way. Part 3 in the language and travel series brings you reader stories full of of language mistakes and cross-cultural blunders while traveling abroad. Grab some coffee or tea and enjoy these stories full of laughter, a bit of embarrassment, and some cultural reflection.
Language helps us dig below the surface and engage with culture when we travel–an important part of responsible travel. In Part 2 of this language and travel series I’m sharing more than 30 useful tips and resources for learning a second language!