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Polyglot problems only multilinguals have to worry about

Polyglot problems only multilinguals have to worry about

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'You get woken by a phone call and forget which language to use' – some problems can only be understood by those who speak more than one language.

The German Way: 10 ways Germany is different from the US

The German Way: 10 ways Germany is different from the US

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The key is to remember that things are different between Europe and America, but it does not mean that they are better or worse on any one continent.

101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: 20 tips for expats

101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: 20 tips for expats

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Learn how to feel at home in a foreign country, whether you're there for a weekend, a year, or a lifetime.

Karilogue: 15 ways to help your child learn German

Karilogue: 15 ways to help your child learn German

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From encouraging playground visits to hiring a German nanny, Kari Martindale gives you a few pointers for learning German.

Borders and Burpees: 10 job skills you gain from travel

Borders and Burpees: 10 job skills you gain from travel

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Emily McLaren recounts the life skills she gained thanks to her backpacking experience abroad.

Karilogue: The less-glamorous side of expat life

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Despite loving life as an expat, Kari Martindale explains that expat life is not always as glamorous as it appears. Here's some realities on expat life.

Being Multilingual: Languages come in flavours

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Madalena considers how some words simply can't be translated without failing to capture their true essence and meaning.

Itchy Feet: The German guide

Itchy Feet: The German guide

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If you're living in Germany, this comic guide will help you get to grips with living like a German.

Liv Hambrett: What I love about Germany

Liv Hambrett: What I love about Germany

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Australian writer Liv Hambrett compiles a list of her favourite things about Germany and its people.

5 realities of expat relationships

5 realities of expat relationships

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Hop on board and buckle up for the expat relationship roller coaster. It’s a ride you’ll never want to get off.

International flower relations: Who's the most romantic?

International flower relations: Who's the most romantic?

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Sending flowers may be a typical gesture in most countries, but what do our flower-gifting habits tell us about international relations?

Itchy Feet: Germany's literal translations

Itchy Feet: Germany's literal translations

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When it comes to the German language, the translation of certain German words is a very literal business.

Geek Mädel: Getting back into my languages

Geek Mädel: Getting back into my languages

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After inadvertently making language-learning a chore, Meg McFarlane finds new ways to make learning languages fun and interesting.

Expatica wishes you a merry multicultural holiday

Expatica wishes you a merry multicultural holiday

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There's no better time to celebrate than at Christmas. The Expatica team shares their personal favourite Christmas traditions, and reflects on 2014.

An expat wife: Why rituals are important for expat families

An expat wife: Why rituals are important for expat families

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Maria Foley explains why family rituals are so important for giving expats some much-needed familiarity and a sense of belonging.

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