4 Language Learning Motivational Tips for the Earpieceless Traveler

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Your classroom could look like this: Experiencing Portuguese on the streets of Paraty, Brazil

Am I the only one who’s somewhat disturbed by the recent publicity about the soon-to-be-released translation earpiece? Everyone seems absolutely thrilled about it, and understandably so. The idea that language barriers are becoming increasingly easier to hurdle is indeed exciting. Yet the language geek in me rebels at the thought. Continue reading

South African Safari How-To: The Hybrid Self-Drive

What comes to mind when you hear the words “African safari”? Do they conjure up images of private open vehicles, luxurious permanent tented camps, sumptuous feasts, and a price tag to match? If you’re a budget conscious traveler like me, you may find yourself wondering how to have a quality safari experience without breaking the bank. Continue reading