Posts in Understanding
Understanding Cultural Norms while Abroad

Are you having trouble understanding culture norms while traveling or living abroad? Today we are diving into our top tips for how to have more insight into situations that happen as you visit different places around the world.

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Learn Spanish: When Do I Use 'Usted?'

Choosing between the formal ‘usted’ and informal ‘’ pronouns is harder than you may think—especially because the interpretation of what is formal and informal is both subjective and cultural. Read on to learn about the interpretation of this in Spain.

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Integrating the Holiday Season into your Travel Plans

If you’re planning a trip to Spain (or anywhere, really) during the Christmas-New Year’s holiday season, there are quite a few things you should plan for! Read up on all our tips to help you integrate the festivities.

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Creating a Friendship with Someone who doesn't Speak the Same Language

Have you ever felt stuck when you really want to talk to someone but don’t speak the same language? Us too! This is why we are diving into our top tips for how to communicate with people even when conversation doesn’t seem possible.

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How to: Communicate with Someone who has Limited English

It can be difficult to have a coherent conversation when the person you’re trying to communicate with has limited knowledge of English. After years of situations like this teaching English and living abroad, we’ve got plenty of techniques to help you communicate effectively!

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