Category Archives: Travel

Unexpected Language Challenge – Slovak

I have booked to attend the Polyglot Gathering in Bratislava, Slovakia at the end of May. The organisers have announced a 50 day challenge between now and the event to learn Slovak. Participants in this challenge will have to do a short … Continue reading

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My Trip to China & learning Chinese

Last year, I was the winner of an online language challenge where you learn a language for 90 days and then make a 15 minute video speaking in that language with a native speaker. The prize for the winner is … Continue reading

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Learning Sicilian in 90 Days

In English followed by Sicilian: This week is the end of my 90 Day Challenge to learn Sicilian. I already speak Italian and I have been to Sicily so I thought it would be interesting to try and learn Sicilian. … Continue reading

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Visiting Australia, New Zealand & China & discovering the local languages

I have just returned from a fabulous trip to Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and China. My sister lives in New Zealand and I was going to visit her and spend some time sightseeing. Being a languages enthusiast with a … Continue reading

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New York & The Polyglot Conference

Written in English, then Catalan, then Greek. In October 2015, I was very happy to attend the Polyglot Conference in New York. I attended the two day conference and stayed another 3 days for sightseeing afterwards. I arrived on the … Continue reading

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Trip to Alghero, Sardinia, Italy & speaking Italian & Catalan !

In English followed by Catalan I tend to visit Italy fairly regularly for holidays and in the past I used to travel often to Milan for work. It’s still one of my favourite countries and favourite languages. I like the … Continue reading

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Διακοπές στη Φλωρεντία – Holiday in Florence

Written in Greek and then English Πέρυσι, πηγα στην ιταλια με την μητερα μου. Πήγαμε στην Πιζα και ειχαμε ενα ξενοδοχειο για τρεις νύχτες. Πήγαμε να δουμε τον πύργο στην Πίζα. Ανεβήκαμε ο πύργος και είχαμε μια θεα στην Πίζα … Continue reading

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