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Music Recommendations From Around World

When I was in elementary school I went to a Spanish immersion school. And when I was in first grade, an obsession rippled through our school. The obsession was a song (with some amazingly choreographed dance moves) called “Asereje” by…

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Advice, Inspiration

Trilingual Diaries: Unconventional Ways to Learn a Language From Home

Even in times of self-imposed isolation, we can still become proficient in a language. I fooled myself into believing that my environment had a direct impact on whether or not I could speak a language. The key to learning a language is effort. Here are some ways to think outside the box when it comes to not just learning a language but learning a different culture as well.

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Advice, Culture

Legit Louisiana Gumbo, by Louis Michot

Before I stepped foot in Louisiana, I made Isaac Toups gumbo and thought it turned out pretty well. I made my own roux with grapeseed oil, flower and elbow grease, and took it up a notch with homemade bone broth. I thought it was pretty good. Then I ate Louis Michot’s gumbo, and realized I was missing so much (and I was working too hard).

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Advice, People

The Secret to Being a Successful Language Learner

An Interview with Life Coach and Motivational Speaker Marie Forleo  When you made that resolution to learn a new language, you were probably eager to wipe the slate clean and launch energetically into the best version of yourself. But it’s…

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Advice, Culture

Ecotourism 101: Your Guide to the Future of Travel

Ecotourism has gained visibility in the past decade as many popular destinations like Venice and Australia are suffering the devastating impacts of climate change. From flooding to the destruction of habitat, the effects of global warming have accelerated and threaten…

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