15 Things About Romanian Culture You Must Know

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What comes to mind when we think Romanians right now is that they are marching against their government (and winning). Or maybe you don’t watch the news and Romania only goes with vampire tales in your mind. Either way, there is more to Romanian culture than … Read more

17 Things You Should Know About Russian Culture

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1. Russia is huge. In fact, it is the largest country in the world, covering 6,592,800 square miles. With that size, it’s natural that you come across with all sorts of Russian people, without actually being able to distinguish common characteristics. So, more than an … Read more

How to Learn Polish to Survive

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One of the greatest challenges travelers to Poland face is simply navigating basic signs around the cities. As someone who spent the a good chunk of time living in Poland, I’ll be the first to tell you that not being able to read is a huge pain. Then … Read more

Here is a Method That is Helping People to Learn Finnish

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It’s no secret that if you’re traveling to Finland you don’t need to speak Finnish. People in Finland, young and old, speak English very well. That begs the question, “Why would I learn Finnish then?” For starters both Finnish and Swedish are both the official languages … Read more

How to Learn Hungarian, The Isolated Language of Long Words

Hungary, a country smack dab in the middle of Europe. Surrounded by countries like Ukraine, Serbia, Romania and Austria. The influence of these neighboring countries on the Hungarian culture is abundantly clear when you visit Budapest. Logically you might think this influence would extend to … Read more

5 Tools to Learn German Online

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German is one of the most daunting languages for beginners and advanced learners alike. With complex orthography, grammar and vocabulary, as well as tough to master pronunciation, it is easy to become overwhelmed and decide that it is impossible to learn German. I don’t mean … Read more

What Everybody Ought to Know about Devin Castle Bratislava

Devin Castle Bratislava is a stunning landmark just outside of Slovakia’s capital. I recently spent some time in Bratislava, and dedicated an afternoon to the Devin Castle Bratislava. It’s about a thirty minute or so journey outside of Bratislava, and well worth the time investment. It’s perched … Read more

Is Russian Hard to Learn? Travel Tips From the Pros

What is Eastern Europe? While you can argue the technical part of this argument forever, most people would probably just say it’s anything east of Germany. Russian is spoken in many of these questions, and travelers always want to know: is Russian hard to learn? The short answer: yes. … Read more

Meals in Prague and Price Examples

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What’s great about Prague is how many different types of cuisines are available. If you go further east to a place like Ukraine, it becomes harder and harder to find some of the best cuisines in the world–Mexican, Korean, Vietnamese, Cuban, etc. Prague, on the … Read more

Charles Bridge Prague: A Marvelous Piece of Architecture

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The Charles Bridge Prague is one of those can’t-miss things to see when you visit the capital of the Czech Republic. When you look at the majestic statues, tiles, and overall backdrop of the Charles Bridge–you’ll know why. The Charles Bridge Prague is directly west … Read more