Coffee is one of the most famous symbols of the Italian lifestyle: the “espresso” is popular and imitated all over the world, and it represents a common connection between the North and the South of Italy. Even though the first “coffee machine” was invented in Turin, the artisans of Naples [...]
Why is it that an English male on the other side of the planet can be drawn to cry when he can’t find a good local...
Many countries have regional variations in culture and identity. Their differences though are not so much in contrast...
La Carnival de Barranquilla, Quien lo vive, quien lo goza The Carnival of Barranquilla, Who lives it, is who enjoys...
A Sou is a colloquial French word which can translate to penny, money or cents The most common introduction to the word sou is when someone is penniless and they will say “Je n’ai pas de sou“. I don’t have a penny/cent. The currency sou has not been in [...]Read more ›
When learning a language, as we delve deeper into the language, we start to notice words that are used frequently. Sometimes we find these words confusing because the same word has many different meanings depending on the context. Rollo is one such word in Spanish that has that effect. Although [...]Read more ›
It’s a rugby game. You’re up againgst the world champions for many years New Zealand. You know you don’t stand a chance. Then you line up on the field, looking straight at the New Zealand team, the All Blacks. They are all bigger than you and all solid players. Then [...]Read more ›