Category Archives: Engage With Culture

First Nations Culture in Calgary, Alberta: A Photo Essay

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.

7 (More) Awkward Language Moments from Travelers

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.