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Category: The Americas

Postcard of the Week: New York

         At some point in the next few months I will be back in New York once again. Last time I went I picked up this postcard. Aged 17, in […]

Guest Post: Top 5 Surf Spots

           We’re all dreaming of our summer holidays away from the noise of the city, and the only thing that’s coming to mind is an endless beach with turquoise waters […]

Postcard of the Week: Whistler, Canada

                The postage mark on this postcard shows that it was sent 20 years ago in 1993! I was just 4 years old. My parents escaped to Whistler for a […]

Art: The Malecón in Havana, Cuba

          I also have two great postcards of this same view: the Malecón in Havana, Cuba. What I didn’t mention in my last post on the Malecón is that four […]

Postcard of the Week: Caminito, Buenos Aires

         Caminito is apparently a traditional alleyway in La Boca, in Buenos Aires that inspired the composer Juan de Dios Filiberto to create his famous tango song ‘Caminito‘ (listen to […]

Why You Should Learn… Portuguese

           Following on from my post last week about learning Arabic, here’s the sixth post in my series on the top 10 most spoken languages in the world. No. 7: […]

Why You Should Learn… English

Following on from my post last week about learning Spanish, here’s the third post in my series on the top 10 most spoken languages in the world. No. 3: English […]

Why You Should Learn… Spanish

          Following on from my post last week about learning Mandarin Chinese, here’s the second post in my series on the top 10 most spoken languages in the world. No. […]