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Category: The Americas

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. […]

Postcard of the Week: Easter Island

         Easter Island, officially part of Chile and sitting in a very isolated part of the Pacific Ocen, has a fascinating past. Most people know of the island only because of […]

Around the World in 102 Minutes

           Have you ever been sitting in a cinema and become so involved in the plot that you literally believe you are an extra character in the film? Only to be […]

The Souvenir Dilemma

         The other day I found myself browsing through a tourist shop in London. I was amazed at the sheer quantity of gawdy figurines and tacky t-shirts that are hoovered […]

Postcard of the Week: the Grand Canyon

         The Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA, is almost 450km long was formed around 40-50 million years by the Colorado River. It’s also a UNESCO World Heritage site and I’ve heard […]