Lisa Freshley

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Top Travel Websites For Planning Your Next Adventure

Technology’s effects on the travel industry are widespread, with innovation signaling the dawn of a new age of travel products and services after the birth of the Internet and modern-communication systems. Not only has the industry itself benefited from recent technological advancements such as …

Tourism

A polyglot describes what it's like to speak 20 languages

Doner, an American who speaks between 6 and 20 languages depending on how you define "speaks," was vacationing in Norway last summer when he found himself speaking Persian to an Afghani man behind the counter.<p>Doner learned the man had a tumultuous back story, having survived civil war in Kabul in …

Language Learning

5 hard truths about quitting your job to travel the world

Traveling long term, and embracing the career uncertainty that accompanies it, is no picnic.<p>I would know. In the fall of 2014, I gave up my cushy job as a magazine editor in New York to embark on a year-long excursion with my begrudging boyfriend.<p>Fast-forward 365 days, and we've explored 15 …

Sri Lanka

Aged 35 He Speaks 11 Languages - Luca Lampariello's 11 Tricks To Learn Any Language

When people meet someone who speaks many languages fluently, the first reaction is often one of slight bewilderment. Multilingualism is generally …

Does speaking a second language really improve cognition?

It’s become accepted as fact that learning two languages improves brain function. New studies indicate otherwise<p>The idea that learning to speak two languages is good for your brain has come to be widely accept as fact, particularly in popular media. Studies have shown that bilingual speakers of all …

Psychology

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

Online Education

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Language Learning

The 10 Best Countries In The World For Living Abroad

Ever think of moving abroad? Leaving your whole life behind for an island paradise or a vibrant city halfway around the world might sound like a dream, but for millions of expatriates, life abroad is a reality. Whether it's for a job, a better quality of life, or for love, there are plenty of …

Work-life Balance

Wiley Fox

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5 Brilliant Language Learning Tips from Benny Lewis, the Irish Polyglot

Polyglots speak 12 languages with strangers in a mall in Ohio: Benny and Moses level up!

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

Samsung to Produce A9 Chips for Apple's Next-Generation Devices

Longtime Apple rival and supplier Samsung will be responsible for manufacturing the A9 chips for Apple's next-generation iPhone and iPad, <i>Re/code</i> confirmed today. Over the past several months, there's been a lot of confusion over whether Samsung or Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) …

Android Lollipop 5.1 Makes its Debut on Android One Phones

Nexus devices are normally the first to receive Android updates, but this time it seems Google’s budget Android One devices for emerging markets might beat the company’s flagships to the punch.<p>Google today updated its Android One website for India to indicate the devices will soon be receiving …