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Opposite Ocean: Learning Dutch is 'silly'

Opposite Ocean: Learning Dutch is 'silly'

22 October 2014   5 comments
Dutch is full of humourous words when translated literally into English, as Leah Budke discovers through comical illustrations by artist Laura Frame.
Being Multilingual: Multilingual rudeness

Being Multilingual: Multilingual rudeness 30 September 2014

Linguist Madalena Cruz-Ferreira discusses how attempts at 'multilingual rudeness' can go astray without learning the other vital clues associated with language.
Unfold Conflicts: Dealing with cultural conflicts at work

Unfold Conflicts: Dealing with cultural conflicts at work 16 September 2014

Louise Dancet discusses how cultural differences can easily lead to conflicts at work, and how expats can avoid cultural clashes in a multicultural work environment.
The Culture Trip: Time travel at Bruges’ Historium museum

The Culture Trip: Time travel at Bruges’ Historium museum 19 August 2014

Bruges' multimillion Historium museum take visitors back to the Middle Ages with a tour that uses each of the five senses to explore the city as it once was.
The most common expat complaints‏

The most common expat complaints‏ 29 July 2014

Moving abroad can be tough as you attempt to integrate into a new language and culture. Hollie Mantle takes a look at some of the most common expat complaints.

In search of the world’s healthiest diets

14 July 2014
Emily McLaren searches through a wide variety of the world's cuisines in an attempt to discover the healthiest diets in the world.

Dancing in the Fountain: Hosting guests from abroad

17 June 2014
When you live abroad, your home becomes a hotspot destination. Karen McCann discusses the best strategies for dealing with houseguests who overstay their welcome.
The Culture Trip: Top 10 Belgian films

The Culture Trip: Top 10 Belgian films 10 June 2014

Marcus Clark discusses the best of Belgium's cult films and classic movies to emerge from Belgian cinema.
Grounded Traveler: First 7 questions in expat conversations

Grounded Traveler: First 7 questions in expat conversations 3 June 2014

As an expat living in Europe, Andrew Couch lists the first seven questions that commonly come up when talking with an expat.
Things You Didn't Know: Favourite Dutch translations

Things You Didn't Know: Favourite Dutch translations 27 May 2014

Ever tried 'eekhoorntjesbrood', little squirrels' bread? Diana Goodwin discusses some of her favourite and funny translations of Dutch words and their origins.
European Mama: Debunking multilingual language delay

European Mama: Debunking multilingual language delay 20 May 2014

Why are multilingual children expected to have a language delay? Having raised two trilingual daughters, Olga sets out 10 reasons why this multilingual myth persists.
Curious Meredith: Top 10 Belgian bands

Curious Meredith: Top 10 Belgian bands 13 May 2014

Rock out to Meredith's top 10 selection of the greatest Belgian bands.
Being Multilingual: Expats and immigrants

Being Multilingual: Expats and immigrants 6 May 2014

What's the difference? Linguist Madalena Cruz-Ferreira considers the connotations associated with labelling foreigners as expats or immigrants.
Itchy Feet: Fumbling with foreign languages

Itchy Feet: Fumbling with foreign languages 6 May 2014

If you're learning a foreign language, you'll be familiar with the amusing challenges involved with assimilating into a new country abroad.
Tips for moving abroad with your family

Tips for moving abroad with your family 29 April 2014

Turn relocating abroad into a positive experience for your family with these tips for making an international move with children.

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