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Go Cambio, A New, Alternative Sharing Economy For Backpackers.

The concept of staying with locals has become extremely popular in the gap year industry in recent years, and Go Cambio is a new, rising force in this sharing economy. 903 more words

Backpacking

Flags and snacks

It was our first language exchange meeting but of course not the last one! See you all next month to repeat this great experience! :D

Events

[Japanese] Immersion – 190315

It has been 10 days since my update on Japanese immersion. The great thing about technology is I find that I am able to keep track of what you are up to and what this means is that, I can no longer give lousy reasons for not immersing myself with the language. 1,017 more words

Japanese Language

Caffeine-related learning

de tal palo tal astilla = A chip off the old block; Like father, like son; The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree (you get the idea)

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Expat Life

Introduction

Hello All,

My name is Aleksandra Nguen, but everyone calls me Aleksa. My family calls me Sasha though. Both are correct, but since I live in (Southeast) Asia, where the “sh” sound somehow turns into just “s”, I thought it was easier to change my name to something more western, rather than hearing the silly “Sasa”. 370 more words

Complimentary Classes

What I've noticed about my language learning methods...

I’ve used a mix of online learning tools and conversation exchanges to teach myself Spanish in the run up to moving to Chile. There’s a plethora of advice on how best to learn a language so it takes a while to try different methods and work out what’s best for me. 619 more words

Spanish

How and why I am learning Korean

I knew that when I came to Korea I would have to learn the language a little bit. I researched that people would learn how to read it and learn the basics, and they would be okay, especially living in or near Seoul. 940 more words

South Korea