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World Humanitarian Day – Interview

The 19th of August is the international day of Humanitarian Assistance. As a rookie translator, I provided many free translations for non-profit organizations such as Translators without Borders and PerMondo. Not only was this a great way to hone my writing and translating skills in new fields, but it also

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Project Spotlight: Articles for Drip by Drip

As part of their Blue Stories series, the organization Drip by Drip writes informative articles on the current climate environment and water issues plaguing our world. I had the pleasure of collaborating on their River Clean Up Project in Bangladesh by translating the project information and the accompanying article from

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25 Top Spanish Loan Words in English

Are you ready to pick up some Spanish vocab, pronto? If you think you’re starting with nada, think again. English is full of Spanish loanwords and cognates – which means you can already understand more Spanish than you think! 1. Aficionado – A person who likes, knows about and appreciates

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Project Spotlight: Tower of Fantasy

Tower of Fantasy is a free-to-play, open-world, action RPG developed by Hotta Studio and published by Tencent Games. The game is set in the far future on the extraterrestrial planet «Aida», contaminated with a mysterious but potent radioactive energy called Omnium after a cataclysm that nearly wiped out human civilization

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Feria de Abril – Fun Facts and Traditions

The Feria de Abril in Seville is, without a doubt, one of the highlights of the city’s cultural agenda and the entire country. It is an incredible time of year to be in Andalucía, and we encourage you to take advantage of it and experience the Feria for yourself! While

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Top 10 Best Food-Related Expressions in German

The German language has a ton of crazy expressions up its sleeve. By now, you’ve mastered the art of adding Backpfeifengesicht and Schadenfreude to your every day vocabulary. Let’s take it one step further with these hilarious food-related expressions! 1. Seinen Senf dazugeben (lit.: to add one’s mustard) To give

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Moros y Cristianos – A Tradition from the Comunidad Valenciana

The Valencia region is home to all kinds of unusual festivals and cultural celebrations. All visitors are sure to hear about the festival of the Moors and Christians, or Los Moros y Cristianos, celebrated all over Valencia and in the Alicante region. The festival is a sight worth seeing, with

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Project Spotlight: PUBG Mobile

PUBG MOBILE: the original battle royale. PUBG Mobile is a free-to-play battle royale video game developed by LightSpeed & Quantum Studio, a division of Tencent Games. Piggy-backing on the worldwide success of the PC version, a mobile experience was quickly developed to fill a gap in the mobile market. By

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Project Spotlight: Blog posts for Lara Cars

Lara Cars is a company that has been offering a complete and economical car hire service to its clients in Alicante-Costa Blanca and Murcia for over 30 years. Next to their car hire service, they regularly publish informative blog posts about life on the Costa Blanca. I was recently asked

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«I love you!» in European Languages

Did you know that the phrase “I love you!” is more commonly used in English than “Good morning!”? (Here’s some proof!). This phrase can be used for lovers or even in platonic or family settings. Etymology The origin of the word ‘love’ can be dated back to the Proto-Indo-European word

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