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How To Visually Identify Any Language At A Glance

You don't have to understand every language in the world to be able to identify the language in which words are written, you just have to know a …

Language Learning

There’s nowt wrong with dialects, nothing broke ass about slang | Stan Carey

Policing children’s language encourages them to think nonstandard English is substandard. Linguistic diversity should be celebrated, not banned<p>Language use is one of the last places where prejudice remains socially acceptable. It can even have official approval, as we see in attempts to suppress …

Language

Revealed: flight-booking hacks that can save you cash

Back in the day, smart travellers could make savings by flying out on Tuesdays instead of the weekend, or switching to smaller airports. But times …

Deal Alert: Los Angeles to Miami for $83 on American Airlines - Points Miles & Martinis

Looking to head to Miami this summer without spending a whole lot of money? Then, American Airlines has got you covered with flights for <b>$83 between</b> …

These Simple Rules Will Save You a Ton of Travel Stress

Taking these steps before you hit the road will ensure a stress-free adventure, whether its for business or for leisure.<p>If you're a frequent business traveler, you've likely picked up a few tips and tricks of your own for getting work done on the road and making time for yourself between …

In-flight Entertainment

17 Part-Time Jobs to Do While Your Kids Are at School

Balancing parenting and work can be a challenge, especially if you have young children. With school days ending in the early afternoon, many working …

16 Packing Hacks That Will Save You Space

When it comes to overfilling suitcases, we've ALL been there. You need this, this, this, and — oh! — <i>definitely</i> that. Before you know it, the bulk of your luggage may trick the average passersby into thinking there are a few humans hiding within. In the interest of saving space (and your arm from …

Backpacking

What Defines Good Travel Photography?

Travel and photography are perfect bed fellows. Capturing exotic, and not so exotic locations in a unique and interesting way is a challenge to both …

6 myths that prevent people from learning multiple languages

You're probably familiar with the romanticized image of the polyglot. It goes something like this:<p>After attending the recent polyglot conference in Berlin, I can tell you that I didn't meet a single person who comes close to that description (although I'm sure many of us wouldn't mind it).<p>It's true …

Servas, an Open Door to Travel the Lonely Planet... for Free!

"Servas" is an Esperanto word that means something like "open doors." It's the best translation we have. And Servas.org is an international non-profit organization "dedicated to world peace through cultural exchange." What exactly does that mean for members? Well, long before there were Airbnb or …

10 Secrets to Ultra-Cheap Travel

<i>(Photo: Woman with Elbows on Overflowing Suitcase via Shutterstock)</i><p>Seasoned budget travelers aren't "cheap" in the traditional sense of the word -- they're just good at stretching every dollar. Here are 10 secrets every budget traveler should know about seeing the world on the cheap without …