How and Why to Learn a Foreign Language

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There is no doubt that we travelers have a deeper experience of the place we are traveling when we are fluent in the local language. Without this fluency, much of what we experience in a foreign land is mysterious or misinterpreted. Thus, unless we learn the local language, we will continue comprehending only a small margin of what we could be, and our interpretations are bound to be distorted.

Spiritual Retreats on an Around the World Trip

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Traveling long-term comes with challenges, which is why you may want to think about a retreat during your round the world trip. Isabel Eva Bohrer tells you how to rejuvenate through various retreats.

Budget Language Study: 5 Alternative Locations Around the World

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Full immersion language study can be a costly endeavor, or so you think. Brooke Schoenman explains how taking a more adventurous course can help get you ahead in your language acquisition, and save you money in the process.

The Best Travel Souvenir: Cooking Classes Abroad

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A worldly traveler takes advantage of every bite to soak up all that a culture has to offer. Bethany Smith recommends cooking classes abroad as the best souvenir you can buy for yourself.

Learning to Surf on the Road: 5 Good Spots and 5 Helpful Tips

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Don’t live near a good beginner surf beach and interested in learning somewhere? Steve Bramucci has surfed 6 continents and gives us the scoop on where to learn and what to keep in mind.

Learn Spanish While Traveling in Central America

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Knowing Spanish will make visiting Central America far more enjoyable. Fortunately, you can learn quickly and cheaply when you arrive, and Rebecca Byrch is here to explain how it works.