I am a huge fan of Duolingo. I use it every day to practise my Spanish and Swedish, and it’s got to the point now where I panic when it gets to the end of the day and I get a notification saying I should practise (my streak is around 150 days at the moment. … More “You do not have a heart”: Duolingo teaches insults
Whilst I’m currently an evacuee in Cologne whilst they defuse a bomb near my flat in Frankfurt, I have my laptop with me (in case it doesn’t go to plan in Frankfurt), so I thought I’d do my “August 2017 in pictures” post – seen as I have nothing else better to do than sit … More August 2017 in pictures
It’s been a long time since I wrote a language post, but I’ve been collecting words and phrases over the months and could quite a few posts at long last! I have noticed that a few of the words and phrases I have collected use animals, yet – most of the time – the words … More “I think my pig’s whistling!”: Bizarre German animal words and phrases
Due to being on holiday for the half the month and writing about that holiday in my blog post “Austria, Italy and Switzerland” (and all the blogs linking to that), there aren’t a great deal of photos to upload for July. Nevertheless, enjoy the few that I did take!
And then comes my personal favourite – meaning it was such a shame we only had just under 24 hours here! After four days in Austria and five days in Italy, we took the train from Desenzano, via Milan, and arrived in Zürich. What a city! Our hotel was a small ibis budget hotel (because … More Zooming through Zürich
Sorry for the rubbish pun. It took me a while to think of it, eventually with help from an online rhyming dictionary. Tim had actually already been in Verona and became the tour guide for the day, so the title does kind of fit! Admittedly, Verona was the least exciting place we went to on … More Being shown-a Verona
In total, we must’ve been about 5-and-a-half hours in Venice. When we’d initially booked the train tickets, I was a little sceptical at having such a short amount of time in a brand new city. But it actually was enough, and we were even already back at the train station for about 20 minutes waiting … More Venturing off to Venice