Next weekend I’ll be on my way to Paris for a few days, including an overnight flight, with an early morning stopover in Ireland. I went to Paris, about ten years ago, and my experience was primarily touristy: (you know Eiffel tower, Moulin Rouge, etc.) it was fun but this time I’m hoping to get a lot more of a local experience, which is going to be very easy because instead of a hotel it’s an apartment that I’m renting for a few days, via Air BNB. 570 more words
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Do you know that Paella is regarded as the Spanish national dish? And do you know how good it is?
I first had the rice based wonder when I was visiting a friend in Valencia back in 2007 (on that road trip I speak about in the book). 584 more words
Source: fluentU.com / written by Elizabeth Cook
In the mood for a cinematic treat?
Many French learners already know that watching movies is one of the best and most pleasurable ways to learn through immersion. 432 more words
In order to be accepted as a full citizen in your new found habitat, you have to become local. It isn’t always easy and it takes time, energy, it is a big effort. 192 more words